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Phew! That was the one he wanted.
Anyone at Leeds? Been to Leeds?
leeds is a great city. tell him to get down the brudenell/ls6 area to see some proper good bands
one of the best places to be at university in the country i think. He'll have a blast.
I really like it
i feuckoing went there okaygf
I've been to Leeds a few times. It's nice. Few friends moved over to go to uni there to do music production as well. They all seemed pretty happy with it.
(Just tell them not to listen to the foamy-mouthed people that recommend that you go to Space every night. There seems to be quite a lot of them)
Congratulations to them.
I'll be there.
I say 'man', so I'm happy for him to say 'bruh'. Does lose a bit of effect in the written form though doesn't it (man)
(he's in his 30s)
you must be dead proud
I went to uni in Leeds, it's a really good city! If he's staying in halls, tell him to go for Oxley Halls in Headingley (if it still exists!). They're halls in an old country house and it's pretty small so I ended up making loads of good mates there.
On a personal note, I'm so glad I no longer work for a local newspaper and do not have to traipse round schools asking monotone teenagers how they feel about their results. Good look to them all, but thank God it's nothing to do with me.
Hope you've got the finances sorted out...(*gulp*)
He'll have a great time there. Student satisfaction is really high, good social life, good union. I'm off to Leeds later for a pussy riot event with the Leeds feminists.
*love feminists* wacky bastards, the whole lot of them
Mistaken identity of course. Make sure I get an apology
Most exciting time of my life
I know a few biochemistry types. smart folks.
Also, in case you're the anxious type, Leeds is supposedly one of the safest cities in the UK (without being too dull), so good choosing.
but in reality isn't boring at all
Most of my experiences of Leeds have been when visiting a mate's older sister who was at the Met. It's always been a great day/night out.
The Creak shall inherit The Earth!
It's good, I'm sure he'll have fun!
Tell him to get down to Brudenell Social Club for excellent music and beers rather than the fetid clubs that most freshers usually inhabit- of which there are plenty- target market and all that
I love Leeds
any more info/gen about being a leeds student still welcome
I'm a biology graduate btw. I'm sure an equally glamorous future awaits your son ;)
GET OVER HERE!
The student populous is so large that you really feel it's presence - most (if not all, actually) have deals tailored to students. The music scene there is really diverse and Manchester's also less than an hour by train. Contrary to commandercool above, I wouldn't recommend Oxley for halls - they've very picturesque yes but it's really far out (I was at Bodington, which is practically next door). It took nearly an hour to get to uni in rush hour traffic and there's not a lot to do in the area itself, so half his time will be spent on the bus if he does. There were some nice halls in Headingley, Hyde Park is the atypical student area and home to the Brudenell Social Club, greatest of all the places. I don't know your son at all but my first year was a mixture of the atypical student clubs and then sometimes going to places I wanted to - I don't think it's a good idea to be a snob about where you go in your first year, you'll meet far more people and make far more friends if you're happy to go with the flow.
On a slightly different note, the Tariqs curry/Original Oak (pub) comedy in Headingley on Thursday evenings is marvellous AND cheap. If I could recommend anything to students, it'd be that. Get to see some really talented comedians (mix of up and coming + circuit comics) and Tariqs is bloody lovely and reasonably priced, plus BYOB. I only discovered it in my 3rd year and cursed myself regularly for not discovering it earlier.