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The Leeds Arts Union is run by a team of elected students, who work for it on a year-long tenure. They work to represent the voices of the students at the university, as well as organising events and activities throughout the term. It is led by a Student President, with other members including a Student Governor, Campaigns Officer and Events Officer.
Clubs and societies
The university runs various clubs and societies for students to get involved with. These consist of sports clubs, such as football, netball and run club, and with societies including life drawing, the vegetarian society and the cheese society. Students have the chance to create their own club or society too.
Leeds is a popular student city, with plenty to see and do. Home to many major music festivals including Leeds Festival, there is a thriving music scene - with many up and coming bands playing at the local bars and pubs.
There are also plenty of food markets, independent coffee shops, bars and clubs for students to enjoy during the evening, along with a shopping centre, art galleries and museums. Leeds is also close to the Yorkshire Dales, and other big cities, including Manchester and Liverpool.