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First and foremost, Happy Chinese New Year! It’s during these festive seasons, every year without fail, that international students like myself feels the most homesick. Scrolling through social media, we see photos and videos of our loved ones back home celebrating Chinese New Year (CNY). In the Chinese culture, the...

Anyone who is a student or who has ever been a student knows that the one guaranteed way to make us happy is simple: food. So you can imagine how happy I was to join one of the Business Confucius Institute’s (BCI) popular Chinese dumpling making events this month to...

Of the many exciting experiences I have had at the University of Leeds over the past couple of months, a visit to the Warner Bros. Harry Potter Studios in London ranks high. The trip was organised by the Leeds University Union Harry Potter Society on the day after the end...

For the first time this year there was a Kindness Festival organised at LUU for the occasions of World Kindness Day (13.11) and World Tolerance Day (16.11). Kindness is key contributor to happiness, it uplifts the mood both of the giver and the receiver and facilitates gratitude. And it seems like random acts of kindness are needed not...

Coming to study in a different country, far away from home can be quite daunting and so here I have a few tips to help you prepare for your first few weeks in Leeds! 1) I would recommend coming at least a few days or a week before your classes...

The LUU Dance Ball united all dance and performance societies for one huge party! With a champagne reception, three-course meal, a photographer and DJ, the Leeds Marriott Hotel turned into a dance venue for us to take over. What’s great about these balls is that people from different dance backgrounds...

Did you think that University campus and Leeds University Union grow quiet over the summer? Think again! One of the many events that have been happening around campus recently is the International Medieval Congress, the largest medievalist conference in Europe. Since 1994, the conference has taken place every year in the...

Considered to be one of the most anticipated University events, Leeds Ball is your chance to interact with students from all the different schools across the University and to let loose after completing the academic year, with a great line-up of performances, rides and street food, you’re bound to have a good...

The Intercultural Ambassadors scheme is a program hinged on bringing together UK and international students of all ages and background in the bid to increase their understanding of other cultures and international issues and to enjoy connecting with people from diverse backgrounds. An event to showcase and celebrate the achievement...