Cutting Edge

  • 15 Members
  • 4 Membership Types Available

About Group

As your Academic Society of the Year in 2019, Cutting Edge Leeds is your one-stop-shop for all things SURGERY!

Our aim is to promote surgical careers and increase awareness of and accessibility to this exciting field. We are extremely friendly and approachable – whether surgery is your calling or whether you’re sure of the complete opposite, come and try your hand at one of Cutting Edge Leeds’ many events – we have something for everyone!

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Whether you were born wearing scrubs or still have no idea how to hold a scalpel – we are here to guide you! Affiliated with the Royal College of Surgeons, we put out a range of events from weekly teaching sessions, surgical skills course, the careers and equality meetings and to our flagship event – the annual conference!


Annual Membership are £4. All of our members are eligible to benefits of the Northern Partnership, which gives access to events from other university surgical societies at Sheffield, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle and Nottingham.

Group Memberships

Standard Membership

For University of Leeds students.

Expires on 31 August 2022

Affiliate Membership

For students at other universities in Leeds, and University of Leeds alumni.

Expires on 31 August 2022

Public Membership

For members of the public approved by LUU.

Expires on 31 August 2022

Committee Team

  • Charlotte Farthing

    Clinical Years Rep

  • Naaz Kadir

    Clinical Years Rep

  • Georgina Burchell

    Mentor Scheme Coordinator

  • Keshav Krishnan

    Pre-Clinical Rep

  • Randeni Randeni


  • Akshatha Daniel

    Publicity & IT

  • Andrea Byfield


  • Rakshita Agrawal

    Skills And Education Coordinator

  • Sachini Pattiya Gardi Hewage

    Skills And Education Coordinator

  • Alna Dony

    Speciality Rep

  • Sophie Price

    Speciality Rep

  • Niamh Williams

    Speciality Rep

  • Malayka Jaffary


  • Riddhi Deshpande

    Vice President

  • Sachini Pattiya Gardi Hewage

    Careers And Women In Surgery Representative