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Leeds is a great student city. The campus is surrounded by a lot of private accommodation for students to live in and most the time these are managed by private landlords or agencys. If you find the right one, it could be the highlight of your university experience. Having a...

Leeds Pride took place on Sunday, 5th of August. The sun graced us and the day was definitely beautiful. Thousands of people from all over the place came to support one of the largest Pride events in the UK. Pride is an event that celebrates the LGBT+ community. The atmosphere...

On the 1st of August, the Sounds of Asia produced a free showcase at Millennium Square in Leeds City Centre starring various musicians showcasing the beauty of traditional instruments. I attended the ‘Jugalbandi’ show and was mesmerised by the collaboration of four musicians through their individual instrument. Each instrument told...

The clock is ticking and you’re brimming with excitement as you’re about to start a new chapter of your life. You’re coming to Leeds and will have the time of your life! Here’s my tips for all of you: Don’t pack that rice cooker. If you’re an Asian just like...

I love London. Regardless of how touristy and over-crowded it is, I love visiting London. It’s a magical place, there’s always somewhere new to go, something new to try! I love living in Leeds as a student because of how affordable it is (my wallet will run dry in London...

If anyone were to ask me, where’s my favourite place in Leeds.. Leeds’ Kirkgate Market will definitely be at the top of the list! This beautiful marketplace is crowned the largest indoor and outdoor market in the whole of Europe, how cool is that! The exterior and interior of the...

I had such an amazing time at the University of Leeds fitness facility, called “The Edge” a few weeks ago! The University of Leeds is well known for its sport and recreational facilities. The Edge offers a wide range of both indoor and outdoor exercises as well as fitness classes....

The International Medieval Congress (IMC) is an annual event which is organised by the Institute for Medieval Studies (IMS) since its inception in 1994. The IMC brings researchers from different countries, backgrounds, and disciplines together, providing them with an opportunity to share ideas regarding all aspects of the Middle Ages...

I have never considered myself an athlete, but I enjoy doing sports and exercising regularly. Last week, Victor, Haleemah, Melina, Ahmad and I had the opportunity to try the facilities of The Edge Gym from the University of Leeds. I already had the membership and had attended some exercise classes,...

‘The one who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The one who walks alone, is likely to find himself in places no else has ever been.’ ~Albert Einstein Himalaya! People call it mountain, I call it the heaven on earth. Everyone has the dream to feel...