Clubs and Societies

With over 300 activities to choose from you’ll be spoilt for choice. Get involved in anything from football to chess, wine tasting to skydiving, dance to ‘a cappella’. Even try your hand at Quidditch!


With limited teaching time, the History Society provides a great way for students to socialise, hosting regular events to enable you to make the most of your degree and improve your employability.
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Welcome to the History Society!

For more information and to connect with other members, join our Facebook page, follow us on Twitter and Instagram, or watch out for videos on our YouTube Channel!


Proud winners of the Citi Society Competition 2014 – voted for by you – and past winners of the RateMyPlacement National Society Showcase and the Leeds University Union Riley Awards 2014 for Best Departmental Society, the History Society is getting bigger and better every year!

Joining the History Society costs just £18 for the year or £39 for a full three year membership! This gives you the opportunity to attend our Christmas Ball, go on our annual Trip, receive discounted club entries and drinks at our huge socials, join our netball and football teams and read our fortnightly newsletter ‘Primary Sauce’. It also gives you the chance to attend our Careers Networking Dinner – started in 2014 and nominated at the Leeds University Union Riley Awards 2015 for Best Event! 

The History Society is not just for History students - whether you're interested in History or just enjoy going on socials with other students, HistSoc is open to everyone!


Please don't hesistate to contact our Committee via Facebook or


President, Oliver Martin -

Treasurer, Emma Petersen -

General Secretary, Catherine Berry -

Sponsorship Sec, Katherine Seddon -

Social Media Sec, Tasmin Khin -

Publicity Sec, Jemma Williams

Academic Sec, Alexa Clark -

Social Secs, James Beetham and Perri Rowe  -

Sports Secs, Olivia Flynn and James Gross -


Facebook -

Twitter - @LeedsHistorySoc

Instagram - leedshistorysoc

Youtube channel - Luu History Society 

Snapchat - Leedshistorysoc

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Academic Secretary

General Secretary


Social Secretary - Trip

Sponsorship Secretary

Social Secretary - Ball

Social Media Secretary

Sport Secretary - Netball

Publicity Secretary


Sports Secretary - Football

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History Society Election 2018

This is the History Society Annual General Meeting (AGM). Attendance at this meeting is compulsory if you are wishing to run for any of the 11 committee positions for the 2018-19 academic year. Manifesto submissions will be open from Thursday 1st March at 5pm until Thursday 8th March 2018 at 5pm. Voting will open on Thursday 8th March at 8pm and close at midday on Thursday 15th March. Results will be announced on Friday 16th March.

11 posts are up for election.

The polls have closed.

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