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We have to be positive and try and keep our spirits up in this time, but we can only do this by recognising that the past few weeks have been difficult and trying, to say the least. With everyone rushing back home, new government restrictions (for our safety of course)...

Students always need a reason to party! Especially during these days where everything can feel gloomy and isolated. Additionally, being away from family and friends always takes a toll during tough times. But since we are all in this together, the Leeds University Union (LUU) and the university are not letting...

Loud cheering shouts and people’s applause broke the silence of one quiet evening on my street. It was not only on my street, the echo was heard throughout the UK! If I were a medical staff, I would’ve cried or at least had a goosebumps on my skin, listening how...

Coronavirus virus (Covid-19) has been in the spotlight for the past few weeks and it is expected to continue for months to come. We are facing an unprecedented situation, and it’s understandable to feel confused, frightened and even panicked. For some, they are able to stay at home with their...

Global Careers Month: Becoming NATO Parliamentary Assembly Secretary General, Afternoon with Mr. David Hobbs March is here, which means that it is Global Careers Fair Month at the University of Leeds! The speaker for this session was none other than the NATO Parliamentary Assembly Secretary General, Mr. David Hobbs. He...

In December 2019 I had the opportunity to participate in a workshop at the University of Leeds led by the representative of the Climate Entrepreneurs Club, created and based at the Imperial College, in London. The topic of the event was on Climate Change, Entrepreneurship, and how developing innovative Business ideas could contribute to mitigate the problem. Their baseline idea was to catch people’s attention on this very challenging issue and stimulate them to think...

This year the University of Leeds Career Center organised the Global Careers Month. This is an incredible opportunity open to British and international students, to learn about opportunities available abroad and taking advantage of the connections that the University has with different organisations across the world. In particular, I participated...

As a postgraduate student here at University of Leeds, one of the things I do to ease academic stress is hiking. My first hiking experience was to Whitby, Yorkshire and I absolutely enjoyed the day out experiencing nature at its best. I attend these events with a group on campus...

This year marked the second year for Leeds Lit Fest (LLF),  taking place from the 4th-8th of March 2020, where there was over 100 marvellous events in 35 locations across the city of Leeds. Different kinds of activities were held, for example, poetry readings, workshops, walks, music performances, and so...

The dream, yet to be fulfilled, has been 16 years in the making. Leeds United, one of the most popular football clubs in England, was relegated from the Premier League in 2004 and has since been striving to return to the top level. Mismanagement, financial concerns, poor team performances, and...