Debating Society

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Debating Society provides a safe and inclusive space for debating and encourages critical thinking and research. Joining the society can provide you with a great opportunity to improve your communication and public speaking. Activities include debating, workshops, guest speakers and socials.



We are currently looking for students to re-establish the Debating Society.

In order to activate the group again, we require 3 students from Leeds Beckett to take the following roles:


President: Chairs meetings // Key contact with the Students’ Union // Ensures the committee works towards the societies aims and objectives // Ensures the long-term sustainability of the society and takes charge of handover.



Secretary:  Ensures the meetings run effectively by producing an agenda and keeping accurate minutes and sending them to the Students’ Union as required. // Prepares risk assessments with the support of the rest of the committee. // Keeps an up to date record of any equipment the society 



Treasurer: Manages and keeps up to date records of the society’s account.  // Organises the paperwork for all financial transactions agreed by the rest of the committee. // Makes sure the account does not get overdrawn.




If you are interested in one of the roles, please contact 


Click on the link if you would like to complete a society application pack: 

Registered in England Company Number: 7103465
Registered Charity Number: 1139314