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5 Ways to Change it up This Christmas!

Are you tired of the turkey, stuffing and sprouts that constitute the classic Christmas dinner? Have you run out of boxed sets to while away the inevitable Christmas afternoon slump? Is the obligatory Snowball not hitting the spot? Fed up of…
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MEETinLEEDS Go To Cape Town: Things to Do in the Mother City

The title may be a little misleading. Sadly, not all of the MEETinLEEDS team got the opportunity to go to the beautiful coastal city of Cape Town. Only Ryan, famous for a gruelling Personal Training session at The Edge, was lucky enough…
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Pushed to The Edge: A Personal Training Session

It began as a mistake... My heart is keeping a hummingbird’s wing tempo, lungs twist like wrung out sponges, sweat streams in Amazonian proportions and I have skin you could fry an early morning breakfast on. I look at the clock: 12 minutes?…
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A More Than Valiant Effort: The International Medieval Congress rolls through Leeds

More than 2000 of the world's most knowledgeable medievalists descended on Leeds for the 21st annual International Medieval Congress at University of Leeds on 7-10 July 2014. It is the second time the event has been held on our campus, after…
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Tour de France 2014 – A Homage to Le Grand Depart Leeds

Regular readers of the MEETinLEEDS blog will remember that long ago (a week is a long time in the Digital Age) we pledged to show our support for Le Tour Yorkshire by cycling the entire Leeds to Harrogate stage of the Tour de France 2014,…
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Live Leeds like a Local – Places to Visit in Leeds

As denizens of the City of Leeds for in excess of a century between us, the MEETinLEEDS team is as well acquainted with the “Jewel on the Aire” as any Leodiensian (all but one of us were born and bred in Yorkshire; Matt hails from over the…
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MEETinLEEDS: Where the Grass is Always Greenest

Here at MEETinLEEDS our goal is to provide a conference and events service that doesn’t compromise our commitment to a sustainable University, as outlined in the Sustainability Strategy. There are two areas that we have a direct impact…
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Burger Bar to Michelin Star in 1 Hour

A Masterclass with Our Top Chef Missing Masterchef? Bored of Fish and Chips? Want to impress your friends with an unctuous dessert but don't know your mille-feuille from your macaroons? Don't despair; we have the head chef Marc Mottershead…
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Our Big Day!

As you've no doubt read already, September 1st 2013 saw the University of Leeds host its very first wedding fayre at Devonshire Hall. This was a project that the sales and marketing team had begun working on only 3 weeks prior to the fayre…