The History Society is a student run society which organises a number of enrichment opportunities for all Winstanley College Students, to excite your interests and keep you intellectually involved.
The History Award – Complete the award to gain recognition of enrichment participation to aid transition to a History degree.
Online magazine – Contribute to our online History magazine and see your words in print, with chances to win the essay writing competition.
Guest Lecturers – Listen to prestigious lecturers from Lancaster University, Royal Holloway University, Liverpool University and more, as we invite them to Winstanley to speak to you.
Talks – Listen and participate in History with our guest speakers.
Tutor Lectures – Develop and enhance your understanding of the past with specialist lectures from Winstanley’s most brilliant minds
Historical Re-enactment – join us for a day, when you can really go back into the past
Historical Film of the Month – Join our lunchtime film club and watch films of particular historical interest
Historical debates – come and share your opinions on Margret Thatcher, the most evil dictator, Nazi Germany, African American Civil Rights and more.
Volunteering experiences – Evacuee day and working with a local primary school
History Quiz – A half termly quiz with prizes for the winning team
Trips – We have organised trips to Italy, Normandy, London, Manchester University, Liverpool University and York University
Oxbridge Group – support for applicants who wish to apply to study for a History Degree at Oxford and Cambridge University
Your experience of the past will be enriched by the activities we have on offer!