Housing and Accommodation Advice

Already thinking about where to live in your 2nd year? Firstly, make sure you don’t rush! Every year private landlords will aim to get students signed-up to property as quickly as possible. They will manage to get some students signed up as early as November and December whereby a panic ensues across accommodation halls as…

Copenhagen University Experience

Sam recently returned from his year abroad in Copenhagen, and proffers some excellent advice for anyone considering the Danish capital as a study abroad location. Academic Life With four campuses spread across the city, the University of Copenhagen differs somewhat from the cosy nature of life in the Leeds student bubble. In academic terms you…

Meet your School of History Interns

The School of History runs its own internships providing history students the opportunity to develop their employability and participate in the running of the department. The internships cover a range of roles, from careers interns responsible for gathering and disseminating information, to assisting undergraduate recruitment and induction. They’re a friendly bunch and always eager to help, so…

Primary Sauce: Meet the Committee

Welcome to the first 2016/2017 Primary Sauce post from your Academic Sec, Chloe. To start off let’s get to know the HistSoc committee. There are 10 of us, elected last year by our members. We now work all year round alongside our studies and work placements providing you guys with the best socials, trips, networking…

Archival Experience

Both of us are enthusiastic about public history and making records / research accessible to a wider audience. After we have graduated, we want to go on to do postgraduate degrees and understand the importance of work experience in gaining a place. Amy is extremely enthusiastic about studying to become a certified archivist, while Claire…

Researching Early Modern Medicine

Over the summer, we decided to dedicate some of our extra time to history research. In part, we wanted the incentive to continue to study over the holidays. Primarily, though, we wanted to gain a small insight into what postgraduate research (and independent research in general) is like. Knowing that we both wanted to pursue…