Open mic madness at Student Hub

By now you probably think you’ve heard all you need to hear about last week’s Student Hub in The Light, Leeds. No need to worry – I can assure you that there is still plenty more for us to write about.This article focuses on the amazing talent we came across at the open mic session on the Friday afternoon of the hub. At 1pm we transformed the courtyard into the most up and coming music venue around.Jemima Hope Bryan kicked off the afternoon with her earthy vocals and guitar playing, giving us an individual rendition of Megan Trainor’s ‘All About…

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Your health at University (Leeds special)

Registering for a doctors at university may not always feel like a priority but taking the time to fill out a form and find a surgery near you is crucial for your health. The Light Surgery team were on hand last week at the Student Hub to offer advice and ensure all student’s had the vaccinations they need and had registered with a GP. Forms were on offer on the day and the assistance of a GP from the surgery was at hand. Students also had the chance to grab goodie bags with all the usual student treats in them (a…

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Review: Frankie and Benny’s

To say I love food, would be an understatement. So it’s safe to say when I was offered the chance to review Frankie and Benny’s Leeds branch in The Light, I jumped at the chance. When you think of Frankie and Benny’s what food pops into your mind? Pizza? Pasta? Burgers? Steak? The list is probably endless because the selection of food is unimaginable. The Italian-American chain specialises in bringing these two cultures together and don’t they do it well. The New York restaurant/diner theme runs throughout Frankie and Benny’s restaurants, transforming you from rainy Leeds to the big apple with just…

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Join us for the second day of the Hub

Thanks to everyone who joined us yesterday for The Student Hub. We’re here again today and we’ll be telling you all about it! Here’s what’s on today – make sure you make it down to see us!10.30am to 3pm                  Tweet Shop Come to the Tweet Shop and tweet for food, drinks and other freebies. We’ll be announcing what you can tweet for and when throughout the day – just so you don’t miss out. Starbucks, Bagel Nash and Barburrito are just some of those offering treats.Competitions Visit The Light’s social channels (facebook.com/thelightleeds and @thelightleeds on Twitter) to enter the student…

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Sewing success at student hub

If like me – you may not be a dab hand at anything too craft based, sewing may seem rather intimidating. Luckily for me, Fabrication were on hand at The Light’s Student Hub today to give me a few pointers.  Fabrication Crafts Ltd are a Social Enterprise who support micro craft and fashion businesses along with teaching craft skills in house and in the community. They source over 40 artists and designers to fill their Leeds based non-funded organisation. Sewing may not be your thing or bare any appeal to you, but whilst at university it may become something you need to…

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