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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...

Global Careers Week took place from the 4th March- 8th March and was organised by Leeds University Business School. As part of this various events were held all over campus to make students aware of different career opportunities and prepare them for work in the corporate world. Monday Developing your...

A great opportunity to cook & eat Korean-style BBQ & dumplings with my host family! Coming from Japan, I was beginning to miss food from Asia. My host family has had a long interest in Asia, so for Christmas they bought a Korean cook book. We all wanted to try...

I am a passionate foodie and spend multiple hours in a week browsing through restaurant menus, online recipes and food blogs with the hope of discovering something new to try. When I moved from India to Leeds food became a very important part of my life. During the busy monotonous...

In Asia, the karaoke culture is a unique, amazing experience where people could sing their hearts out in little karaoke booths and have the best time with friends but, as soon as you go to the Philippines, karaokes are like battlegrounds full of aspiring singers piling up the karaoke’s song...

HiTECH Innovation Society was founded in 2015 and rooted in the University of Leeds. The Leeds-centered Yorkshire region has the UK’s most innovative technology industry cluster. For multiple years, Leeds has been regarded as the city with the greatest entrepreneurial spirit in the UK. The society gathers talents from prestigious...

The Taiwanese society is classified as a cultural society dedicated to bringing students from Taiwan and those interested in the Taiwanese culture together. The Leeds University Taiwanese Society (LUTS) hosts a wide range of activities such as socials (i.e. Christmas balls, Chinese New Year Dinner), career-development talks, essay-guidance workshops and...

I have known my host family one year prior to coming to Leeds, so it was easier for me to get used to home staying here in the UK. The host family lives in a little town called Upton which is a former coal mining village. It is, in their...