A report by the University of Leeds has shown how high levels of deforestation in the Amazon rainforest has led to fluctuations in temperature throughout the year and other effects on the local climate.
The University of Leeds campus is loved by many for its green spaces and picturesque nature spots, but a recent report published by the Leeds Ecosystem, Atmosphere and Forest (LEAF) Centre, has shown that these […]
During a visit to Leeds General Infirmary (LGI) on Tuesday 13th August, Prime Minister Boris Johnson managed to successfully avoid protesters who congregated in two locations outside the Old Medical School. The Prime Minister was […]
University students alongside members of the local community have successfully protested the closure of the popular West African street-food stall Délice D’Ivoire on Friday 7thJune at the Blackwell’s café just off the University of Leeds […]
It’s been described as an ongoing crisis, ever-increasing levels of students reporting mental health problems. To combat this, universities across the UK have allocated resources to raising awareness of mental health disorders, and reducing the […]
Despite their visible drives towards inclusivity and diversity, university campuses are no stranger to excluding working-class students. Buildings named after members of elite families, expensive shops and disparate accommodations are just a few of the features of university life which can make students from low-income backgrounds feel like they don’t belong at their chosen institute of learning. But is Leeds any different in this trend? I met with Catheryne Sturgess-Fairbairn, a 2ndyear politics student at the University of Leeds, to find out her thoughts.
The Gryphon News Editors Eleanor Smith and Zahra Iqbal attended the Decolonising Geography Talk and, in this article, they outline some of the key discussions and insights from the event. On Tuesday 5th February, a […]
It’s no secret that many Leeds students love drugs. They consistently score highly when data is collected on drug usage by university, most recently coming fifth, and the fashion choices that most of them make […]
The University of Leeds updated its smoking policy yesterday, on National No Smoking Day, announcing its plans to work towards making the campus entirely smoke free by 2025. While the University’s current smoking policy strictly […]
Every year, at least £11,700,000 is shared between just 117 members of staff at the University of Leeds. The Office for Students (OfS) have published their first annual analysis of what senior staff are paid […]