We boast a massive array of student groups and societies across a diverse range of interests and topics. If your passion isn't represented, then you can apply to set up a brand new student group.

Societies

Welcome to Societies at Leicester! 

Hi! I’m Manoj, my pronouns are he/him, and I am your elected Activities Officer for this year. 

We support over 200 Societies that call the Students’ Union their home - scroll down to check them out!

Whether you are looking to try something new alongside your studies or want to pick up a hobby or interest you already have - joining a Sports Club or Society is a fantastic way to enhance your time at Leicester.  

So what are you waiting for, get involved!

 

 

Events, Socials & More

Give it a Go
20th September 10am - 10th October 5pm
Jiu Jitsu Give it a Go
21st September 7pm - 8:30pm
Danielle Brown Sport Centre
Self-defence taster sessions.
LGBT+ Soc Social
22nd September 7pm - 11pm
Upstairs function room in Firebug bar
Join the LGBT+ Society in welcoming back our returning members and welcoming new members at our chill social event!
Jiu Jitsu Give it a Go
23rd September 7pm - 8:30pm
Self-defence taster sessions.
Online: Meet Swimming and Waterpolo!
27th September 11am - 3:30pm
Online
The Swimming and Waterpolo committee will be introducing themselves, talking about what their Club gets up to and how you can get involved! There will also be a chance for you to ask any questions you may have. Check out the times on the event!
Online: Meet MedRIFT Society!
27th September 1pm - 4pm
Online
The MedRIFT Society committee will be introducing themselves, talking about what their society gets up to and how you can get involved! There will also be a chance for you to ask any questions you may have.
Online: Meet Christian Union Society!
27th September 2pm - 3pm
Online
The Christian Union committee will be introducing themselves, talking about what their society gets up to and how you can get involved! There will also be a chance for you to ask any questions you may have.
Online: Meet Amnesty International Society!
28th September 11am - 11:30am
Online
The Amnesty International Society committee will be introducing themselves, talking about what their society gets up to and how you can get involved! There will also be a chance for you to ask any questions you may have.
Online: Meet Craft Society!
28th September 11:30am - noon
Online
The Craft Society committee will be introducing themselves, talking about what their society gets up to and how you can get involved! There will also be a chance for you to ask any questions you may have.
Online: Meet Equestrian and Polo Society!
28th September 1pm - 1:30pm
Online
The Equestrian and Polo committee will be introducing themselves, talking about what their society gets up to and how you can get involved! There will also be a chance for you to ask any questions you may have.
Give It A Go Taster Sessions
28th September 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Roger Bettles Sports Centre, Manor Road, Oadby
Whether you're a hardcore competitor, social butterfly or complete beginner looking to try a new sport, UoL Tennis society is for you! An inclusive environment, playing opportunities and two hours of fun are guaranteed in our free taster sessions!
Jiu Jitsu Give it a Go
28th September 7pm - 8:30pm
Danielle Brown Sport Centre
Self-defence taster sessions.
Online: Meet Amnesty International Society!
29th September 11am - 11:30am
Online
The Amnesty International Society committee will be introducing themselves, talking about what their society gets up to and how you can get involved! There will also be a chance for you to ask any questions you may have.
Online: Meet the LGBT+ Society!
29th September 11:30am - noon
Online
The LGBT+ Society committee will be introducing themselves, talking about what their society gets up to and how you can get involved! There will also be a chance for you to ask any questions you may have.
Online: Meet Leicester Marrow!
29th September 3:30pm - 4pm
Online
The Leicester Marrow committee will be introducing themselves, talking about what their society gets up to and how you can get involved! There will also be a chance for you to ask any questions you may have.
Online: Meet Re-Enactment Society!
30th September 3:30pm - 5pm
Online
The Re-Enactment Society committee will be introducing themselves, talking about what their society gets up to and how you can get involved! There will also be a chance for you to ask any questions you may have.
Film Night
30th September 6pm - 8:30pm
Attenborough University Film Theatre - Lower Ground Floor
The Psychology Society invites you to a Film Night!
Give It A Go Taster Sessions
30th September 6pm - 8pm
Roger Bettles Sports Centre, Manor Road, Oadby
Whether you're a hardcore competitor, social butterfly or complete beginner looking to try a new sport, UoL Tennis society is for you! An inclusive environment, playing opportunities and two hours of fun are guaranteed in our free taster sessions!
Jiu Jitsu Give it a Go
30th September 7pm - 8:30pm
Self-defence taster sessions.
Law Society Meet & Greet
1st October 10am - 4pm
Online
The Law Society committee will be introducing themselves, talking about what their society gets up to and how you can get involved! There will also be a chance for you to ask any questions you may have.
Online: Meet Amnesty International Society!
1st October 11am - 11:30am
Online
The Amnesty International Society committee will be introducing themselves, talking about what their society gets up to and how you can get involved! There will also be a chance for you to ask any questions you may have.
Online: Meet Leicester Marrow!
1st October noon - 1pm
Online
The Leicester Marrow committee will be introducing themselves, talking about what their society gets up to and how you can get involved! There will also be a chance for you to ask any questions you may have.
Online: Meet Pro Bono!
1st October 1pm - 3pm
Online
The Pro Bono committee will be introducing themselves, talking about what their society gets up to and how you can get involved! There will also be a chance for you to ask any questions you may have.
Online: Meet the Debating Society!
1st October 1pm - 2pm
Online
The Debating Society committee will be introducing themselves, talking about what their society gets up to and how you can get involved! There will also be a chance for you to ask any questions you may have.
Online: Meet the Labour Society!
1st October 2pm - 3pm
Online
The Labour Society committee will be introducing themselves, talking about what their society gets up to and how you can get involved! There will also be a chance for you to ask any questions you may have.
Online: Meet Cheer and Stunt!
1st October 3pm - 3:30pm
Online
The Cheer and Stunt Committee will be introducing themselves, talking about what their society gets up to and how you can get involved! There will also be a chance for you to ask any questions you may have.
Online: Meet Running and Athletics!
1st October 3:30pm - 4pm
Online
The Running and Athletics committee will be introducing themselves, talking about what their society gets up to and how you can get involved! There will also be a chance for you to ask any questions you may have.
Netball Give it a Go!
3rd October 2pm - 3:30pm
Oadby Roger Bettles Centre
Come try netball! Whether you've been playing netball all throughout school, you're just feeling out of practice or have never picked up a netball before, we promise it will be a fun fill day getting to know the sport and our lovely club members!
Netball Give it a Go!
5th October 6pm - 7:30pm
Danielle Brown Sport Centre
Come try netball! Whether you've been playing netball all throughout school, you're just feeling out of practice or have never picked up a netball before, we promise it will be a fun fill day getting to know the sport and our lovely club members!
Society Meet and Greet
5th October 6pm - 10pm
TBD
Our first event will be a simple meet and greet where we can all get to know each other before the discussions start next week
Give It A Go Taster Sessions
5th October 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Roger Bettles Sports Centre, Manor Road, Oadby
Whether you're a hardcore competitor, social butterfly or complete beginner looking to try a new sport, UoL Tennis society is for you! An inclusive environment, playing opportunities and two hours of fun are guaranteed in our free taster sessions!
Jiu Jitsu Give it a Go
5th October 7pm - 8:30pm
Danielle Brown Sport Centre
Self-defence taster sessions.
First Event: Meet and Greet
6th October 6pm - 8pm
TBC
The Labour Society will be holding a meet and greet so that the societies members can all get to each other.
Give It A Go Taster Sessions
7th October 6pm - 8pm
Whether you're a hardcore competitor, social butterfly or complete beginner looking to try a new sport, UoL Tennis society is for you! An inclusive environment, playing opportunities and two hours of fun are guaranteed in our free taster sessions!
Lasertag with LWEMS
7th October 6pm - 8pm
Megazone
Join Leicester Wilderness and Emergency Society with their first ever social!
Jiu Jitsu Give it a Go
7th October 7pm - 8:30pm
Self-defence taster sessions.
Vaccine Passport Discussion and Social Event
12th October 6pm - 10pm
This will be our first discussion of the academic year. The topic being "The Government should reverse its decision to stop rolling out vaccine passports" Following this, we will have a social where we can all get to know each other
What can we to help the fight for Transgender Rights?
13th October 6pm - 8pm
TBC
The societies President Louise will start off the discussion, followed by an open membership discussion about what can be done to further the fight for Transgender rights.
Debating Training Session with former MEP!
19th October 6pm - 8pm
Former Member of the European Parliament, Simon Murphy will be leading a workshop on Debating Training Skills.
Is it time for the national Labour Party to back a UBI?
20th October 6pm - 8pm
TBC
The Society will be joined by a guest speaker from Labour for UBI, George Aylett. Followed by a question and answer session/discussion on the topical subject that is a Universal Basic Income.
Zindagi Freshers event
20th October 7pm - 1am
Queens Street, Leicester, LE1 1QD
UOLRAC Colour Run 2021
24th October 11am - 2pm
Victoria Park
UOLRAC's annual colour run is back! This time supporting Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young people (50% money raised will go towards this charity - Registration Number: 2743297)
Debating Society Night Out
26th October 6pm - 10pm
TBC
The final event of the month, a pub crawl, led by our wellbeing officer, Ryan Hill
Social Event: Political Pub Quiz
27th October 6pm - 8pm
Join the Labour Society out in Leicester City for a Pub Quiz on recent (2010-2021) Political History, with a series of prizes to be given out for the winners.
 

Learn more about our Societies 

Interested in finding out more? Make sure to add 'Sign up to Mailing List' to your basket from on each Societies page's - add as many as you like!

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