A Conversation With Giggs – Redbull Music Academy UK Tour

BeMedia managed to get entry into the Redbull music academy talk with Giggs at Prime Studios on Kirkstall road. Along with the interview there was a gallery, called ‘an eye on grime’ displaying photos taken by photographers including Vicky Grout of some of the UK’s biggest grime artists, and a RedBull Bar giving out free …

The Beckett Award- What’s it all about?

We’ve been speaking to the Students’ Union and students, gathering general information to tell you all you need to know about the Beckett Award. What is the Beckett Award? The Beckett Award is a formal accreditation for all your hard work, whether this is though leading a society, local volunteering, becoming a course/faculty/student council rep, …

Catfish and the Bottlemen: Reviewed

Catfish and the Bottlemen released their second album ‘The Ride’ earlier this year and what I’ve respected the most about this album is that the lads still kept the simple and roaring beauty that they had in ‘The Balcony’. The album is slick, polished and full of energy and of course it doesn’t fall short …

Why Beckett Students Love Pokemon GO!

  Pokémon GO is the new hit game sweeping the nation, breaking the App Store record for downloads in the first week of release. We ask Leeds Beckett students what they thought of the game…   “When Pokémon GO first came out, I’ll admit, I was ridiculously excited.  I absolutely adored Pokémon as a kid, and …

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 …

Top 5 Things for Students to do in Summer

Top 5 Things for Students to do in the Summer Holidays Written by Ateeqa Riaz It is that time of year again where the library is crowded and everyone around you is tearing their hair out because of deadlines and revision. On the bright side, this means that summer is approaching! Most students are hoping …