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Easter Crafts  It is officially the Easter holidays and many students have left the university vicinity, Leeds city, or even the country to enjoy all that spring has to offer. But for some, including many international students staying in Leeds, the sudden long holidays can be slightly daunting. While we...

The St John Ambulance society is a volunteering society that aims to train students from any discipline in First Aid and basic life-saving skills. The society hosts weekly training sessions, social events, weekends away and a formal course to become a fully qualified first aider. After joining, you can decide...

The event took place at the Common Ground, which is a lovely area for sharing minds. The organiser invited two speakers from the School of English – Professor David Higgins and his PhD tutee Lucy Rowland, who are currently doing research within the Environmental Humanities. They led us to consider...

Joy’s story What a joyful and colorful festival! I, together with my friends, attend the Holi Festival on 24th March. Before I had even entered church, passionate and joyful music filled the air, lifting the spirits of everybody there. At first, I didn’t know what to expect, thinking Holi was...

What a beautiful sunny day to walk through the city of Leeds and take a tour into the different accommodations the university offer to undergraduate students. The Accommodation Viewing Day is a busy day where undergraduate students looking to study at the University of Leeds along side their parents and...

I attended a fantastic journey organised by Get Out, Get Active (GOGA) this weekend. I had taken part in a wonderful journey to the Lake District inside Yorkshire in January and I could not wait to do another just before the Easter Break. The journey was normally from Leeds to...

The University of Leeds is a diverse place to study, about 20% of students are international from over 150 countries. Studying here is a wonderful opportunity for sharing our own culture with others and at the same time learning from them about their languages, traditions, and experiences. Last week we...

On the 8th of March, the School of Food Science and Nutrition organized a “Women, Leadership and Power” event to commemorate International Women’s Day. This was attended by a number of different departments at the University of Leeds and included a speech entitled ‘Women in Leadership’ by the CEO of...

The second semester has gone half now, and all the mid-term assignments were just handed in. It cannot be a better time to refresh. I had attended the hike at Malham Cove with Get Out, Get Active (GOGA) once in my first semester. It was an amazing experience and I...

As part of the Universities Mental Health Awareness Day, Leeds University Union organized a day full of activities, information and support which were designed based on the NHS’ five ways to Wellbeing: give, connect, be active, take notice and keep learning. Each area had stations which promote ways to wellbeing...