Culture

Afghan

Afghan Society aims to bring students from different cultural backgrounds together to promote cultural and academic events.

African-Caribbean

This Society focuses on the celebration and education of black culture. Expect socials, campaigns and cultural events.

Arabic Cultural Club

Anyone interested in Arabic culture can enjoy the popular Arabic café including authentic coffee, language classes and more.

Bengali

Get to know your fellow Bengali students with Bengali-themed events including movie nights and foodie evenings.

Big Open Party (BOPsoc)

This society is an inter-sectional and inclusive environment which celebrates and educates on different aspects of the issues of BAME students by providing a platform of open dialogue for all students.

British-Born Chinese

This Society brings Chinese and British cultures together, balancing academic life with the social experience of University.

Brunei

Discover all about Brunei with plenty of events including Eid, a National Day dinner and a cultural exhibition.

Bulgarian

We are a society that aims to spread knowledge about Bulgarian culture.

Canadian

Canadian Society celebrates Canada and Canadian culture.

Chinese

Chinese students and scholars can get support and keep Chinese culture alive by joining this Association.

ESN Erasmus & International Exchange Students

This Society helps all exchange students to meet people and make the most of their British University experience.

East African

Have the full East African experience in Leeds. All people from all cultures are welcome!

Eastern European

Eastern European Society can help all Eastern European students settle in to life in the UK.

Filipino

A safe haven for all individuals in Leeds who are interested in the Philippine culture. We'd love to welcome you to our little family.

Ghana

This Society provides a slice of Ghana through social and educational activities along with supporting Ghanaian students abroad

Greek & Cypriot

Greek and Cypriot students can find a home here and promote their customs to the local student community.

Hong Kong

This Society provides guidance for Hong Kong students and run a range of trips and socials.

Indian Students Association

From Holi to Diwali celebrations, the Association invites everyone to celebrate Indian culture with events throughout the year.

Indonesian

Indonesian students can feel supported in making a home away from home and explore the UK.

Iranian

This Society helps Iranian students to settle in and celebrate special events from Shab-e-Yalda to Persian New Year.

Japanese

Anyone from Japan or anyone in love with Japanese culture can enjoy a social calendar of Kawaii events.

Korean

Korean students and students interested in Korean culture enjoy weekly socials, movie nights, and career events.

Kurdish

A platform for Kurdish and non-Kurdish students to enjoy and learn about the many aspects of Kurdish culture.

Kuwaiti

We are a group of Kuwaiti students from different courses, helping new and returning students and bringing Kuwaitis together.

Libyan

Showing off all Libya has to offer with regular cultural, historical and foodie events open to all.

Lithuanian

Official society of Lithuanian students in Leeds. We're passionate about sharing our culture and socialising with like-minded people.

Malaysian

Experience Malaysian hospitality, wonders and marvels with us!

Malaysian & Singaporean

Malaysian and Singaporean students can find a home here and get support with the transition of UK living.

Mexican

Get involved in all that is Mexican from piñata workshops, Mexican celebrations to forums discussing Mexican issues.

Middle Eastern & North African (MENA)

Paving the way towards an integrated MENA community by promoting equality in the Middle East and North Africa.

Myanmar Association

We are a newly-established society that brings our fellow Myanmar students in Leeds together and keeps the Myanmar culture alive for everyone to explore.

Nigerian

The Nigerian Students Society host social and sporting events and offer support for Nigerian students away from home.

Omani

Omani students can find a home here feeling supported in one of the UK's largest collective Omani groups.

Pakistani

Showcasing Pakistani culture and supporting Pakistani students away from home with social and cultural events, and discussion panels.

Polish

Whether you are a Pole longing for home, a student with Polish origins willing to learn more about your country or a non-polish speaker interested in Polish culture, you are welcome to join our amazing and lively society.

Romanian

A club for Romanians and others to embrace social and cultural activities.

Saudi

The Saudi society in the University of Leeds is open for all Saudi students who live in Leeds and the surrounding areas, irrespective of their institutions.

Singaporean

Singaporean students can feel supported and find a community within Leeds with plenty of socialising events.

Somali

The Somali Society aims to bring together students to experience Somali culture.

Sri Lankan

Learn more about the country, traditions and culture of Sri Lanka with events centred around traditional foods, games and festivals. All students welcome.

Taiwanese

There’s always bubble tea and friendly faces, celebrating all Taiwan has to offer including Taiwanese day.

Thai

Thai students can get support and integrate into UK life while showcasing all Thai culture has to offer.

Third Culture Kid

A society for those who identify as Third Culture Kids and anyone interested in spending time in an international environment.

Vietnamese

Vietnamese students can promote Vietnamese culture on campus and get the support needed living abroad.

Welsh

Welsh Society brings Welsh students together in celebrating their culture from St David’s Day festivities to language classes.

Yemeni

Yemeni Society aims to help students understand the culture of Yemen in an inclusive and apolitical way.