WHO ARE WE?
We are PsycSoc, the departmental society for Leeds University Psychology students. A brand new committee has been elected this year who are dedicated to ensure you love your time with us! The committee works together to organise a range of social events to help members to meet new people and spark budding friendships with those on your course. We supports a number of charities by organising events to raise money as well as work closely with member of staff in the Psychology department to put on careers events to inspire your future following your studies at Leeds.
MEET THE COMMITTEE!
PsycSoc have been busy all summer organising some exciting events for 2017/2018.
President: Zoe Bliss
Vice: Lauren Griffiths
Treasurer: Izzy Connelly
Sports: Jessica Boss
Publicity: Maya Cocking
Social: Abbie Lawrence
General Secretary: Chelsey Holford
Charity: Lucy Hamilton-West
Careers: Laura Bache
Social Media Secretary: Sami Jackman
Free Give it a Go Event: Welcome to the Society
Welcome Event (Riley Smith, LUU) - Friday 22nd September 3-5PM
Book Sale- (Psychology common room) - Thursday 28th September 3-4PM
Fresher's Intro Party - Revs and Warehouse: Wednesday 27th September
Themed Otley Run -
Student Staff Sports Matches (as well as weekly sports matches)
Halloween Social at Mission- 26th October
Annual Charity Pub Quiz
Christmas Charity Bake Sale
Easter Chairty Bake Sale
End of Year Ball
Monthly Club Nights
Our Annual book sale was a great success! Students were able to buy books off former students at a much cheaper price than what they might pay in store/ online.
A Welcome back party took place at Revolution Electric Press for all years. Each member recieved a Rev's discount card for drinks/food offers at the venue. We then moved on to Mission to continue the party! This event will be taking place again this year on the 27th of September!
We've had some very inspiring careers events over the course of our first semester; Get involved in Volunteering, Postgraduate study talks and Clinical Psychology Talks to name a few. These events were organised in collaboration with the Psychology department's Dr. Gina Koutsopoulou (Director of Careers).
Psycsoc is continually raising money for charities such as; Mind Matters and Minds for Health.Last year a Staff vs. Students charity pub quiz took place. We are looking forward to this event again this year and have lots of other ideas for fundraising events!
Last year Psycsoc went to Budapest! We are currently planning this years trip abroad, we cannot wait!!
And finally an update... We are also planning a very special END OF YEAR BALL!! So get your gladrags ready!
Make sure you keep updated on Facebook and Twitter so that you don't miss out on future events.
HOW DO I JOIN?
Our standard membership for the duration of your stay at Leeds is £25.
However, if you buy the Freshers’ deal, this not only ensures that you will not miss out on our Intro events, but also reduces the cost of membership.
Buying before the term begins is just £20 for the 3 years, £14 for 2 years or £8 for 1 year. The reduced pre-term offer will be on sale until midnight 25th September, so join before term begins for a great deal and to attend our welcome events!
If you join after Fresher's week, this will be £25 for 3 years, £17 for 2 years or £12 for 1.
All you need to do is click 'log in' at the top right of this page and log in with your ISS username (if you have not already got this, then create an account as a non-student). Choose the PsycSoc membership of your choice through the shop icon at the top and add this to your basket.
HOW TO GET OFF TO A FLYING START
‘Flying start’ is a brand new tool guide and website brought to you by both students and staff at the IPS aiming to provide new students with information and guidance to ease the transition to University. This includes information about settling in, becoming an independent learner and referencing, so you should make the most of this. It is a fresh initiative for new students and although it may not all be relevant at this moment in time, there is definitely some useful information to take from it.
To take a look, click the following link
TO FIND OUT MORE…
Head to our very own PsycSoc WEBSITE which will keep you up to date with departmental news and forthcoming events. You can also find out a bit more about each of the committee members.
Add us on TWITTER and FACEBOOK!
Psycsoc's sports secretary Jessica Boss will be organising regular sports matches, such as netball, football and dodgeball matches for the intra mural sports competitions!
Join the teams!!
To join our sports team, email Jessica at firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more!
We aim to please all our members! So, why not get in touch with any ideas with regards, to social, careers or charity events, or just something you want to address with the department, do not hesitate to contact us either through Facebook or email email@example.com! Each member's voice should be heard!
You can contact our President Zoe Bliss on firstname.lastname@example.org