NUS Slipping Into Crisis?

NUS Slipping Into Crisis? Written by Sean Benstead   This year, the NUS elected its first BME Muslim female President Malia Bouattia. With this came a wave of accusations ranging from her being a Terrorist Sympathiser, a racist and an anti-semite. Despite all of these allegations, which she denies, Malia has stood strong and reaffirmed …

Deaf Film

Deaf Film Written by Raabia Hussain Leeds Beckett Students’ Union is proud to be celebrating Deaf Awareness week, which runs from the 2nd to 8th of May, 2016. Events are held at the University to raise awareness of Deafness, Hearing Impairments and Hearing Loss.   In the United Kingdom alone there are 11 million people who are …

IMAGE RIGHTS IN SPORTS: A Brief Look

IMAGE RIGHTS IN SPORTS: A Brief Look  Written By Ugochuwku Johnson Amadi, PhD Student, Faculty of Business and Law, Leeds Beckett University Strictly speaking, image rights are the entirety of rights an individual has on their person in relation to the prerogative to commercially exploit those rights to the exclusion of others subject to the …

A Spring Sunset by Lara Rose

Galleria L’Artiste: “A Spring Sunset” © Lara Rose 2016 I look out of the window to my right,  my slightly closed eyes are dazzled by the light. The sparsely covered branches of  trees, Bear delicate young leaves of pale green. Colours of red and light blue, a playful Van Gogh palette. Golden rays create a …

I’ve had a lot on my plate… | Miss B

*TRIGGER WARNINGS* Eating Disorders and Suicide.   Student Bloggers – Miss B I suppose I should really explain why I’ve been on somewhat of a hiatus… I thoroughly intended to document everything. Everything, as it was happening, to show that no matter how terrible it gets, it’s still possible to come out of it. Well …

Leeds Beckett University Supports Local Charity by Kicking Off For Their First RAG Week

Leeds Beckett University supports local charity by kicking off for their first RAG Week Written by Rosie Heaton   Students from Leeds Beckett University came together for their first ever RAG week, hosted by the RAG society, in March to raise an impressive £300 for local charity St Gemma’s Hospice!   The money will go …

Christian Union Events Week

Christian Union Events Week Bradley Steed The Christian Union Society is running a load of really good events this week up at Headingley Campus. Our aim is to give students an opportunity to hear about who Jesus is and what it means to follow him as Christians. We have Christian sports men and women coming …

Sowing the seeds of success at Leeds Beckett

A new project to encourage students to grow their own herbs and vegetables has been launched by a Leeds Beckett University marketing student. by Carrie Braithwaite   First year BA (Hons) Marketing and Advertising Management student Rosie Scott set up Ready Sow Grow (www.readysowgrow.co.uk) after attending a leadership training course at Leeds Beckett’s Students’ Union. Rosie …

The Revenant – Review

The Revenant – Review Written by Joe Rafferty The Revenant is a breath taking revenge story that utilises mesmerising visuals, visceral action and impeccable acting, as well as adding an adrenaline shot to the western genre. The film has received considerable acclaim for its efforts and deservedly so. Actor Sean Penn, who is a friend …

Exec Blog: “Being…” SU President

Written by Jay Malpass-Clark Being Students’ Union President is incredible. I can honestly say nothing quite gets you out of bed every day like the privilege of representing tens of thousands of students, amazing students at that. In my view we have students here that are unique, and as a result they deserve a unique President …