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! 

Jack McDonald, Activities Officer 2022/2023Hi! I’m Jack, 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 - click here 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!

 

 

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Events, Socials & More

Fresher's fair Day 1
28th September 10am - 4pm
Percy Gee Building (SU)
Come and visit us at the fresher's fair!
Give it a Go - Tennis
28th September 2pm - 4pm
Roger Bettles
Please wear suitable sports clothing. Rackets can be provided for those who do not have one!
Give it a Go - Running and Athletics (Jogging)
28th September 3pm - 4pm
Oadby Village reception building (outside)
Anyone welcome.
Give It A Go - Tabletop Games
28th September 6pm - 10pm
Bennett G85
A Give It A Go session during our ordinary meeting hours so prospective members (or folks that just want to come in and play some games) can get a feel for the society, what we do, and meet us. You do not need to be a member to attend this event.
Meet, Greet & Welcome Back - Freshers'
28th September 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Charles Wilson Belvoir Park Lounge
freshers, event, meet, greet, welcome, chill, games, food, anime, manga, discuss, kahoot, fun
Give it a Go - Swimming and Waterpolo
28th September 7pm - 8:30pm
Roger Bettles
Fresher's fair Day 2
29th September 10am - 4pm
Percy Gee Building (SU)
Come visit us at the fresher's fair!
Give it a Go - Badminton
29th September 6pm - 8pm
Danielle Brown Sports Hall
Free for all to join us, so please come and say hi! Join our Facebook page (ULBC), instagram (uol_badminton), or email us at su-badminton@leicester.ac.uk for more information
Give it a Go - Mixed Hockey
29th September 6pm - 7:30pm
Roger Bettles Astro
Give it a Go - Rugby League
29th September 6pm - 8:30pm
Roger Bettles Rugby Training Pitch
Labour Society Welcome
29th September 6pm - 8pm
Ken Edwards Building, Lecture Theatre 2
Come along and join us as we kick off our first Labour society event this year! There will be a Kahoot Quiz with a chance to meet new members, socialise and get to know one another. Free Pizza will be provided!
Taster Class 1
29th September 6pm - 7pm
SU Dance Studio
Taster Session for any new freshers or returning students to come along and see what our society is about.
Give it a Go Ju Jitsu
29th September 7pm - 8:30pm
Danielle Brown Sport Centre
Free Ju Jitsu Taster session
Taster Class 2
29th September 7:15pm - 8:15pm
SU Dance Studio
Taster Session for any new freshers or returning students to come along and see what our society is about.
Mixed Level Class
29th September 8:30pm - 9:30pm
SU Dance Studio
Mixed Level class is for any new freshers or returning students to come along and see what our society is about.
Give it a go -Airsoft
30th September noon - 5pm
THE DEPARTMENT CQB AIRSOFT, 8 Winston Ave, Croft, Leicester LE9 3GQ
Airsoft, its sorta like COD/MW/CS:GO IRL!!!!
Pub Quiz Poster ChemSoc Pub Quiz!
30th September 6pm - 9pm
The Hind | LE2 0PD (opposite Leicester Train Station)
Join us for a Pub Quiz to kick off the start of the year
Give it a Go - Dodgeball
30th September 6pm - 8pm
Danielle Brown Sports Hall
Give it a Go - Badminton
30th September 8pm - 10pm
Danielle Brown Sports Hall
Free for all to join us, so come and say hi! Join our Facebook page (ULBC), instagram (uol_badminton), or email us at su-badminton@leicester.ac.uk
Give it a Go - Men's Rugby Union
30th September 8pm - 10pm
Roger Bettles Rugby Training Pitch
Everyone welcome, be sure to bring with you suitable rugby boots, gum shields and anythging else you may need. Join our freshers facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/5308278652620136/?ref=share Email us at:su-mensrugbyunion.com
Give it a Go - Lacrosse
1st October 10am - noon
Stoughton Road Pitches
Men's football trials day 1
1st October 10am - 4pm
Roger Bettles Sports Centre
Day 1/3 of ULFC trials 2022
Give it a Go - Women's Futsal
1st October noon - 1:25pm
Danielle Brown Sports Hall
Give it a Go - Cycling
1st October 1pm - 3:30pm
Leicestershire Roads. Meet in Victoria park by the University.
We will be riding on (fairly quiet) roads! Please ensure you are confident enough for this. There will be two groups to cater for ability. Bring water, food and spares if you have them.
Give it a Go - Quidditch
1st October 2pm - 4pm
Victoria Park by the Attenborough Building
The first Quidditch session of the 2022/23 academic year. This will be a fun and beginner-friendly introduction to the sport and a great way to meet the team!
Ultimate Frisbee Give it a go - 1st Oct 2:30-4:30
1st October 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Danielle Brown Sports Centre
Come and give ultimate frisbee a go! This session is indoors and is at the Danielle Brown sports hall Please bring, Water Appropriate indoor shoes Athletic wear or clothes you are comfortable playing in.
Give it a Go – Astrosoc Stargazing Night
1st October 7:30pm - 10pm
Oadby—location TBC
Men's football trials day 2
2nd October 10am - 4pm
Stoughton playing fields
Day 2/3 of ULFC trials 2022
Give it a Go - Running and Athletics (Group Run)
2nd October noon - 2pm
Outside the Oadby village reception
Give it a Go - Hockey (Ladies Session)
2nd October 2pm - 3pm
Roger Bettles Astro
Come to the Ladies Hockey Club 'Give it a Go' sessions to get a taste of hockey at Uni of Leicester. All abilities welcome! We will provide hockey sticks if needed, please bring any required hockey kit if you have it. See you soon!
Give it a Go - Hockey (Men's Session)
2nd October 3pm - 4pm
Come to the Men's Hockey Club 'Give it a Go' sessions to get a taste of hockey at Uni of Leicester. All abilities welcome! We will provide hockey sticks if needed, please bring any required hockey kit if you have it. See you soon!
Give it a Go - Mixed Hockey
2nd October 4pm - 6pm
Roger Bettles Astro
Give it a Go Ju Jitsu + Let's do Leicester
2nd October 4pm - 1st November 5:30pm
Danielle Brown Sport Centre
Free Ju Jitsu Taster session
Give it a Go - Men's Rugby Union
3rd October 6pm - 8pm
Roger Bettles Rugby Training Pitch
Everyone welcome, be sure to bring with you suitable rugby boots, gum shields and anythging else you may need. Join our freshers facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/5308278652620136/?ref=share Email us at:su-mensrugbyunion.com
Give It A Go - Tabletop Games
3rd October 6pm - 10pm
Bennett G85
A Give It A Go session during our ordinary meeting hours so prospective members (or folks that just want to come in and play some games) can get a feel for the society, what we do, and meet us. You do not need to be a member to attend this event.
Give it a Go - Running and Athletics (Sprinting and Long)
3rd October 6:30pm - 7pm
Saffron Lane Atheltics Track
Give It A Go BOXING SOCIETY
3rd October 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Waterfront Boxing Academy, Marjorie Street, Leicester, LE4 5GY
Come try boxing
Give it a Go - Chorus Rehearsal
3rd October 7pm - 9pm
University of Leicester Students Union Square
Give It A Go - Film Society
3rd October 7pm - 10pm
Attenborough Film Theatre
Hey Guys, welcome to Film Society! Come watch Spiderman: Into The Spiderverse with free Pizza! Find us at 7pm in the Attenborough Film Theatre.
Give it a Go - Hockey (Ladies Session)
3rd October 7pm - 8:30pm
Roger Bettles Astro
Come to the Ladies Hockey Club 'Give it a Go' sessions to get a taste of hockey at Uni of Leicester. All abilities welcome! We will provide hockey sticks if needed, please bring any required hockey kit if you have it. See you soon!
Give it a Go - Swimming and Waterpolo
3rd October 7pm - 8:30pm
Roger Bettles
Give it a Go - Rugby League
3rd October 7:30pm - 10pm
Roger Bettles Rugby Training Pitch
Give it a Go - Women's Football
3rd October 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Roger Bettles Cage
Give it a Go - Hockey (Men's Session)
3rd October 8:30pm - 10pm
Roger Bettles Astro
Come to the Men's Hockey Club 'Give it a Go' sessions to get a taste of hockey at Uni of Leicester. All abilities welcome! We will provide hockey sticks if needed, please bring any required hockey kit if you have it. See you soon!
Give it a Go - Boat Club (Circuits)
4th October 5pm - 6pm
SU Square
Give it a Go - Mountaineering at Social Climbing
4th October 6pm - 9pm
Social Climbing
Come try out climbing at one of our Give it A Go Sessions and see what the sport and our club is all about! Don't book a ticket if you're unsure whether you'll come as someone else will need it!
Give it a Go - Women's Football
4th October 6pm - 7:25pm
Roger Bettles Astro
Give-It-A-Go Session (PomPom Monsters)
4th October 6:30pm - 8pm
Join us for our first craft session of the year! We will be making PomPom Monsters
Give it a Go Ju Jitsu
4th October 7pm - 8:30pm
Danielle Brown Sport Centre
Free Ju Jitsu Taster session
Give it a Go - Lacrosse
4th October 8:30pm - 10pm
Roger Bettles Astro (RB Astro)
 

 

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