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History Society (HISSOC)

HISSOC is the official student-run society for the Department of History at USYD. Whether you’re studying history now, it was your favourite subject in high school or you’re a fan of The Crown - HISSOC has something for you.

Why join us?
  • Plenty of social activities such as trivia nights, excursions, move nights, costume parties and meetups
  • Networking opportunities
  • Access to interesting symposiums and thought-provoking lectures
Opportunity to make friends with fellow history fiends!

Famous FOMO experiences on offer

Don’t miss our fancy dress, dress-up-as-your-favourite-historical-figure themed Trivia Nights! 
We host a bunch of events during the year, ranging from social to academic events as well as casual catch-ups over coffee on campus in between classes.
To stay in the loop - follow us on Instagram and Facebook, where we not only update you on the best events on campus - but also fascinating weekly historical findings!

Meet ups & Community

HISSOC is the place to meet fellow history nerds, fiends, and fans! Our club is fun and chill, and we love to talk all things history!
Our meetups include:

  • Trivia Night

  • Movie Nights

  • Casual catch-ups over coffee

  • Student mentoring

  • Essay workshops

  • University-run seminars and guest lectures

  • Networking events

We also host regular drink nights on campus! (A perfect way to wind down after a day of 300 page readings)

Membership fees

$0 for USU members

$3 for non-members


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