Find a Society

There are 250+ Societies at Edinburgh Uni - so you're sure to find one to help you develop your skills and interests and network.

To find a Soc for you, search in the box below, or download our 2016 Activities Guide.

Not found what you're looking for? Email or think about setting up your own Society.

  • A Cappella

    Edinburgh University's first and only a cappella society.

  • Aberdeen FC Supporters Club
  • ADE Tanzania

    ADE Tanzania supports the education of 65 children through empowering 39 children at a nursery school that we set up in 2011 and sponsoring 26 children to go to local primary schools.

  • Africa Society
  • African Caribbean Society
  • African Dance Society

    Welcome to the University of Edinburgh African Dance Society! For more details go to our website


    AIESEC's the world's largest student organisation. We aim to discover every student's leadership potential by equipping you with strong transferable skills, and by facilitating international exchange.

  • Air Squadron Society
  • Allotment & Permaculture Society

    Green fingers? Like growing your own food? Want to learn more about how it works? This is the society for you if you are into growing/planting/gardening/foraging and all things green.

  • Amnesty International Society

    We are part of a worldwide movement of ordinary people standing up for human rights through campaigning, lobbying, protesting and fundraising. We meet on Tuesdays at 7 pm upstairs in the Chaplaincy.

  • An Comann Ceilteach

    An Comann Ceilteach is the University's oldest society, open to Gaelic speakers and non-teuchters alike. Come join the fun!

  • Anarchist Society

    The Anarchist Society exists to promote and further the principles of liberty, equality and respect. We believe in non-hierarchical organisation and run things by consensus.

  • Anime and Animation Society

    Dedicated to sharing Japanese animation - anime - with students of the university, we provide weekly showings suitable for both complete newcomers as well as veterans of the hobby

  • Arabic Bellydancing Society

    The Society promotes Egyptian and Tribal Fusion bellydance by offering a range of classes and workshops for the best prices in Edinburgh. Classes are taught by professional bellydancer Moyra Banks.

  • Archaeology Society

    Fortune and Glory! ArchSoc is the Edinburgh University Archaeology Society, run by students, for anyone who is interested in archaeology.

  • Architecture Society

    EUSAS - The Edinburgh University Student Architecture Society

  • Art in the Community Edinburgh

    Bringing art workshops to healthcare and the community

  • Art Soc

    ArtSoc is a friendly community of creative people, a society for everyone interested in art. With various weekly events covering practical art and art appreciation, there's something for all abilities

  • Arts & Heritage

    Celebrating Scotland's unique arts and heritage

  • Astrobiology Society
  • Australian Society

    Exactly what it says on the tin, mate.

  • Bahá'i Society

    Open to all! We meet in the Chaplaincy at 7pm on Wednesdays for discussions, service projects, games, music, potlucks, films, devotionals and socials.

  • Baking Society

    The home of Edinburgh University's baking enthusiasts.

  • Ballroom Dancing Society

    The Ballroom Dancing society offers professional ballroom and latin tuition and compete in competitions across the UK. No partner required. Come along and give it a go!

  • Beer and Brewing Society
  • Best Buddies Edinburgh

    Social club for adults with learning disabilities

  • Bhangra Crew

    Edinburgh University Bhangra team

  • Biochemistry Society
  • Biomedical Society

    EUBMS provides a peer support network for students on biomedical sciences courses, holding course-specific study, skill-development and career advice sessions, as well as regular socials all year!

  • BioSoc
  • Black Triangle
  • BLOGS - LGBT+ Society

    Visit or find us on Facebook to find out about events!

  • Blood, Bone Marrow and Transplant Society
  • Bollocks to Poverty Edinburgh
  • Brass Band

    Edinburgh University Brass Band

  • Bridge Club

    Edinburgh University Bridge Club welcomes everyone wanting to learn this wonderful card game, as well as those wanting to polish their skills and improve.

  • Bright Futures
  • Bruneian Society
  • Buchanan Institute
  • Buddhist Society

    Welcome to Edinburgh University Buddhist Society! A society for all things Buddhist related. For those with a mild curiosity to seasoned Zen masters.

  • Bulgarian Society
  • Business Society

    BizSoc aims to enhance the university experience of students, particularly those with an interest in business. We host careers, social, international and sporting events throughout the year.

  • Capoeira Society

    Capoeira is a Brazilian martial art rich in culture, which combines kicks and acrobatic movements to music and song to form a playful game.

  • Catholic Students' Union

    A lively community based upon sharing faith and friendship – often over a bottle of wine or a cup of tea!

  • Chamber Choir

    Edinburgh University Chamber Choir is a small auditioned classical choir, singing music from the Renaissance to the present day, with a focus on a cappella music.

  • Chamber Orchestra
  • Chemical Engineering Society
  • Chemistry Society

    The one-stop shop for everything Chemistry at Edinburgh.

  • Chess Society

    Edinburgh University Chess Society

  • Children's Holiday Venture

    Activities for disadvantaged local children

  • Chilean Society
  • ChillOut Society

    ChillSoc is a vibrant community of friendly, chilled out people who enjoy massage, conversation, laughter, music and food.

  • Chinese Students and Scholars Association

    Edinburgh University Chinese Students and Scholars Association (EUCSSA) is a non-political, non-religious and non-profit organization.

  • Chinese Students' Assocation

    Edinburgh University Chinese Student Association (EUSCA) is a society run by students for those who are currently studying in the city of Edinburgh. It is a non-profit organization which tries to rais

  • Chocolate Society
  • Christian Union

    EUCU is an open community of Christians which exists to support, encourage and explore what the good news of Jesus means as we go through university together, living for and speaking about Jesus.

  • Civil Engineering Society

    Providing social and academic events to civil engineering students at Edinburgh University.

  • Clarinet Choir

    Edinburgh University Clarinet Choir is a unique society for any clarinet players interested in playing together in a non-auditioned smaller, clarinet-focused group.

  • Classics Society

    Edinburgh University Classics Society - home of togas, classical drama and drinking like a god. Open to all with an interest in Ancient History regardless of degree.

  • Cocktail Society
  • Coffee Society
  • Cognitive Science Society
  • Come Dine With Me Society
  • Composers' Orchestra

    A student-run orchestra dedicated to rehearsing and performing the works of students at the university. We welcome players and composers alike.

  • CompSoc

    Visit the About page for more info!

  • Conservative & Unionist Association

    EUCUA was founded in 1862 to promote conservative political philosophy on campus and in the surrounding area, and has a distinguished alumni including many high profile political figures.

  • Create Soc

    CreateSoc is a creative community aimed to provide the space, inspiration and supplies to write or make something new each week.

  • Crumble Press
  • Dance Music Society

    The Dance Music Society explores the best of Edinburgh's club scene and provides the opportunity for DJs to perform in the city's most popular clubs.

  • Debates Union

    We are the second oldest society at the University of Edinburgh and for the last 126 years the Union has functioned as the student’s centre for social and political dialogue.

  • Dermatology Society
  • Design Society
  • Diagnostic Society

    We are the University of Edinburgh's oldest society, for 231 years we have been the centre of free thought and discussion in the city.

  • Dick Vet Musicians

    A non-auditioning choir and orchestra composed of students and Staff from the RDSVS. New members are welcomed regardless of skill level so come and share our love of music!

  • Dirty Weekenders

    Practical conservation work.

  • Doctor Who Society

    Geeks and Whovians

  • Drumming Society

    We play African drums; djembes, duns and loads of percussion. Sessions are twice weekly and concentrate on having fun and playing some African rhythms! No experience necessary. Get yourself along!

  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Dutch Society
  • EAOP (Edinburgh Archaeology Outreach Project)

    Bringing archaeology to the wider community

  • Ecology Society

    For everyone interested in animals, the environment, and the natural world.

  • Economics Society

    The Economics Society aims to provide Academic, Career and Social experiences. We are one of the largest student run organisations in Scotland, with members from 100 different degrees.

  • Edidance

    EdiDance is a both Student Society and a professional level dance company, involved in the creation of live performance, but also in offering high-quality dance classes to all UofE students

  • Edinburgh Global Partnerships

    Edinburgh Global Partnerships (EGP) is a student-run charity that supports community-lead development projects overseas.

  • Edinburgh Revue (Comedy Society)

    The Edinburgh Revue is a comedy society dedicated to the writing and performing of sketches and stand-up. We put on several shows through the year culminating in a run at the Edinburgh Fringe.

  • EdIntelligence
  • Embedded and Robotics Society

    A society for education in the fields of embedded development and robotics. We host talks, workshops and hackathons and aim to make all of our events free and accessible for everyone.

  • Emergency Medicine Society

    Edinburgh University Emergency Medicine Society. We are a student led society for those interested in the field of emergency medicine.

  • Enactus

    Shape a better more sustainable world and transform lives through entrepreneurial action.

  • Endocrinology Society
  • Engineering for Change
  • Engineering Innovation Society
  • Engineering Society
  • Entrepreneurship Society

    Entrepreneurship is about creating and seizing opportunities, accepting challenges. It’s about passion and innovation. We aim to find, inspire and connect future entrepreneurial leaders.

  • E-scape
  • Estonian Society

    Edinburgh Estonian Society is a society for everyone who is interested in our country and its enriching culture.

  • European Union Society

    The European Union Society is the society about Europe and the EU. We hold academic and social events for everyone interested in the EU, Europe, its states and peoples.

  • eVOLve

    Team volunteering

  • eXchange 360

    Exchange 360 is the society for our international community. If you're here on exchange, studied abroad in the past or want to in the future, we support you and help make the most of your time here!

  • Exmoor Pony Trekking Society

    Come riding in the Pentlands on our cheeky ponies! Any level of rider can join us on treks in Edinburgh's beautiful countryside or join our Trek Leader Course and help look after the ponies yourself

  • FAQ: Card and Board Games Society

    The society for fans of both Card and Board games. Come along and enjoy games with us!

  • Female Voice Choir
  • Feminist Society

    FemSoc are a group of people interested in discussing feminist issues and campaigning for the liberation of self-defining women and non-binary people.

  • Filipino Society
  • FilmSoc
  • First Aid Africa

  • First Aid Society

    The First Aid Society offers you the chance to learn life-saving skills in an informal, relaxed atmosphere. We meet every Monday 7.00 pm in the Chaplaincy Centre, Meeting Room 2.

  • FLO (Foreign Language Outreach)

    Teaching children French and Spanish

  • Folk Society
  • Football Supporters Association
  • Footlights

    Footlights - the University's biggest performing arts society.

  • Formula Student
  • French Society
  • Fresh Air

    FreshAir is Edinburgh's Student Radio Station. Broadcasting 24 hours a day, we offer the opportunity to do shows Live on Air, learn to DJ, join our News, Arts and Music teams...

  • Game Development Society

    Game Development Society is for anyone interested in making games and meeting like-minded people, beginners and hobbyists alike.

  • Game Soc (Gamesoc)

    Gamesoc is Edinburgh Uni's only society dedicated to video gaming We host a variety of events throughout the year including LANs, pub nights, tournaments, paintballing and laser quest!

  • GEAS (Grand Edinburgh Adventuring Society)

    Edinburgh University's Roleplaying association.

  • Geographical Society

    Welcome to GeogSoc! Our aim is to enhance the Geographical Community of Edinburgh University by strengthening friendships between Geography-minded students.

  • Geological Society

    A society for anyone with an interest in geosciences & socialising

  • German Society
  • Gin Society
  • Global Health Society

    The Edinburgh University Global Health Society aims to inspire and educate individuals, groups, organisations and communities about global health issues.

  • Goth and Rock Society (EdG&R)

    Here at Edgar, we are first and foremost a music appreciation society. We strive to put on club nights, gigs and trips to see gigs that cover certain genres such as metal, punk, rock and goth.

  • Graduate Law Society

    The Mature Law Students' Society is for all mature law students - 21 and over,4-year degree or the 2-year accelerated programs for graduates. We provide support for our member and organise activities.

  • Guild of Change Ringers
  • Harry Potter Society
  • Hearty Cafe

    Fairtrade cafe makes bread, soup and cakes with sustainable and ethically-sourced ingredients raising money for a different charity every week. All are welcome!

  • Hearty Squirrel Food Cooperative

    Hearty Squirrel is a student- and volunteer-run food cooperative at the University of Edinburgh. We aim to provide affordable, healthy, local, ethical, organic food to the University community.

  • Hellenic Society

    A society open to anyone that would like to come to Greek cultural events and meet new people!

  • Henna Society

    Henna Society is a brand new creative society for those with a passion - or merely an intrigue - for the culturally rich and sophisticated art of Mehndi.

  • Hindu Society

    Edinburgh Hindu Societies brings to together students and the wider community in celebrating the Hindu festivals from across India, including Diwali, Holi, Makarsankrati, Navratri.

  • Hip Hop Society

    Whether you want to attend hip hop music nights, compete in rap battles, or simply share your love of hip hop, this is the place for you!

  • History of Art Society

    EUHAS provides support to those interested in History of Art. We run events including socials, our annual ball, gallery trips, and careers events. See our website for more details!

  • History Society
  • Hong Kong International Society

    EUHKIS is open for everyone, especially for those who are interested in Asia. We represent he Hong Kong community, aiming to provide members a friendly environment and deliver the best to all members.

  • Hong Kong PASS Society
  • Humanist Society

    The University of Edinburgh Humanist Society is a freethinking, progressive community based on Humanist values of reason and compassion, without any supernatural belief.

  • Hungarian Society
  • HypED

    HypED is a newly formed society focusing on speeding up development of Hyperloop in the UK. We conduct a number of internal research projects as well as support unique Master's thesis ideas.

  • iCUE

    Innovative Careers University of Edinburgh (iCue) is a careers society that strives to provide its members with real-world business experience and life skills to increase their future employability!

  • Immunology and Infectious Diseases Society (SIID)
  • Indonesian Society
  • International Development (EUID)

    Edinburgh University International Development Society (EUID) is a student-led society that promotes discussion and debate centered on topics of international development.

  • Islamic Society

    At the Islamic Society (ISocEd), we aim to provide a space to meet and gather for all who are interested in Islam. We invite students from all backgrounds to our events, so join us to stay up to date!

  • Israel Engagement Society

    The Israel Engagement Society is for students at Edinburgh University interested in Israeli society and culture, and campaigns for a two-state solution.

  • Japan Society

    Here we invite anyone from Japan, or who is interested in Japanese culture. We organise events to teach Edinburgh the Japanese way of culture and tradition.

  • Jazz Orchestra

    Edinburgh University Jazz Orchestra! The University's Official Big Band, and one of the finest in Edinburgh.

  • Jewish Society

    Edinburgh University Jewish Society ('Edinburgh JSoc' to its friends) is a pluralist, active, apolitical and inclusive community for all students interested in Jewish faith/religion/culture.

  • Juggling Society
  • Kashmir Solidarity Movement

    We raise awareness of the struggles faced by Kashmiris under occupation, and we campaign for the right of Kashmiris to decide their future. We set up demos, host speakers, films, and cultural events.

  • Kazakhstan Society


  • Knit Soc
  • Korean Society

    The Edinburgh Korean Students Society(EKSS)

  • Krishna Consciousness Society
  • Kurdish Society
  • Labour Students

    Affiliated to the Labour Party and national Labour Students, Edinburgh Labour Students are active campaigners on campus and in communities.

  • LangSoc

    We are a society for the appreciation, study and conversation of language science. We provide a forum for linguistics that extends beyond the classroom to provide support, friendship, and community.

  • Late Antique and Medieval Postgraduates Society (LAMPS)

    LAMPS (The Late Antique and Medieval Postgraduate Society) was founded by students who wished to create a cross-disciplinary medievalist forum in Edinburgh.

  • Latin American Society

    LatAmSoc: The Edinburgh University Latin American Society.

  • Law School Music Society
  • League of Legends Society

    LoLsoc. University of Edinburgh's League of Legends society.

  • Les Escogriffes: French Theatre Society

    Les Escogriffes is the Edinburgh University French Theatre Society, the society which aims to offer high-quality French theatre with an emphasis on fun!

  • Liberal Democrats

    Liberal Democrat Youth branch at Edinburgh. We exist to promote liberal ideas and values in local and student politics. Membership is free & open to all & you don't need to be a party member

  • Life Society

    Edinburgh University Life Society exists to promote and encourage pro-life initiatives and ideals throughout Edinburgh University with talks, debates and discussions.

  • Literature Society

    A society for people who love literature!

  • Lithuanian Society
  • Low Carbon Society
  • Lusophone Society

    Join our facebook group or visit or website

  • Make Up and Special Effects Society

    The University of Edinburgh Make-Up and Special Effects Society is an exciting new society for 2016, bringing you events ranging from make-up masterclasses to gory SFX, and of course fabulous socials!

  • Malaysian Students' Association
  • Mandarin Language

    Teaching Mandarin to children

  • Marketing Society

    The University of Edinburgh Marketing Society (MARKS) is an interest organisation for everyone keen on learning more about the world of marketing.

  • Marxist Society
  • MathSoc

    The official eusa page for the University of Edinburgh MathSoc. Like us on Facebook for news updates & events or follow us on Twitter @EdinMathSoc

  • Mechanical Engineering Society (EUME)

    Mechanical Engineering Society

  • MedAID for International Need Society

    MedAID is a charity which collects unused medical equipment from hospitals across the Edinburgh area, and transports and distributes them to resource-limited settings in developing countries.

  • Medecins sans frontieres (Friends of)

    Edinburgh Friends of MSF supports the humanitarian organisation MSF by fundraising, raising awareness of its work and encouraging future work for MSF. It's open to any student!

  • Medical Aid International Society (MAIS)
  • Medieval Society

    At the Medieval Re-enactment Society we recreate all aspects of life from 600 to 1600AD. From feasts to calligraphy and even to medieval combat skills we cover it all on a regular basis.

  • Medsin Edinburgh

    A student network tackling global and local health inequalities through education, advocacy and community action. MedAccess campaigns to bring medical access issues to the fore at the university.

  • MedTech

    Innovation, Technology, Business and Entrepreneurship in Medicine and Biological Sciences

  • Mental Health and Wellbeing
  • Mexican Society UoE
  • Middle Eastern Society

    Edinburgh University Middle Eastern Society (EUMES) holds social/cultural events and our campus-wide popular annual charity ball.

  • Model United Nations

    UN-style debate for anyone and everyone interested in Global issues.

  • Modern Dance Society

    Complete beginner or advanced dancer - WE WANT YOU! Choose from 6 styles of dance professionally taught, incredible competitions, spectacular shows and socials galore - shuffle over and join EUMDS!

  • Movie Production Society

    We make movies! Our society spends the year creating films, learning about film production and generally having a good time. We are also happy to help other societies with film queries.

  • Murder Mystery Society

    Explore a web of lies as you try to achieve your goals and keep your secrets safe. But be warned, our mysteries are not your classic whodunits and you might just end up as a victim yourself...

  • Music Society

    Founded in 1867, the Edinburgh University Music Society (EUMS) is a major music society of the United Kingdom, as well as one of the largest non-sporting societies in Scotland.

  • Musical Medics
  • Myanmar Society

    Myanmar Society aims to introduce Myanmar cultures to students of The University of Edinburgh, and other communities throughout Scotland.

  • Neurological Society

    The EUNS is a student-led organisation that provides opportunities to both science and medical students at the University of Edinburgh.

  • New Scotland Country Dance

    The New Scotland Country Dance Society works to promote Scottish culture through dancing throughout the university campus and organises dance classes for all levels.

  • Nigerian Society
  • Nomad Magazine

    We are an independent student-run magazine. We run weekly workshops to support young writers and publish an annual issue with political, cultural, creative, and travel sections.

  • North American Society
  • Nursing Society
  • Officers' Training Corps

    OTC offers military training and leadership development in an enjoyable setting, delivered to students by students.

  • Oncology Society
  • One Health

    A collaboration of veterinary, medicine, and biology students, aiming to increase awareness and understanding of the one health concept, through lectures, seminars and debates.

  • Ophthalmology Society

    Providing students an opportunity to explore ophthalmology further.

  • Orthodox Students Society
  • Paediatrics Society
  • Pakistan Society

    We endeavor to exemplify the richness that Pakistani culture has to offer and unite students from diverse backgrounds. So, whether you are Pakistani or not, join us for various spectacular events!!

  • Pathways for Peace
  • Patient Outreach Project

    Interacting with elderly patients

  • People & Planet

    Edinburgh's People & Planet is part of the UK's largest student network taking action both on and off campus to raise the ethical, environmental and social standards of Universities and beyond.

  • Persian Society
  • Philosophy Society
  • Photography Society

    Photosoc welcomes students and non-students, digital and film lovers, complete beginners and keen amateurs.

  • Physics Society

    A society for anyone interested in physics!

  • Piping and Drumming Society

    Are you interested in piping and drumming? If yes, come along to EUPDsoc! We provide practice space for players to use and get together to play at events throughout the year. Non-players welcome too!

  • Plant Science Society
  • Poker Society

    Come and join other like-minded students for a friendly game of Poker every Friday at Teviot Union. Regardless of your experience we can help you improve your poker, chill out and have fun cheaply.

  • Pole Dancing Society

    Get fit, strong and flexible, while having fun! Pole dancing is a great way to achieve this! We offer classes for all abilities, for more information visit

  • Polish Society
  • Political Union

    Edinburgh Political Union is a society about politics and international relations. We're an academic community, alumni network and a speaker's bureau.

  • Postgrad Society

    Come along to meet other postgrads in the Edinburgh community!!! PLEASE JOIN ON FACEBOOK GROUP TO GET ALL THE DETAILS - NO MEMBERSHIP FEE, JUST COME ALONG.

  • Programming Society

    Open society for those who want to start learning how to code or those who already possess basic coding skills, who would like to meet other coders and develop their skills in a social environment

  • Project Mongolia

    Ever wanted to work with disadvantaged kids on a social development project? How about visiting the Gobi desert or the Mongolian steppe? Or just be part of an active society? Then PM is for you!

  • Psychedelic Society

    EUPS hosts guest lecturers who are researchers, psychiatrists, and advocates of psychedelic science, who are determined to make the most of these substances' potential and end the age-old stigmas.

  • Psychology Society

    Edinburgh University Psychology Society: for Psychology and non-Psychology students alike! Come along to our social events and academic talks for a chance to get to know other Psychology enthusiasts.

  • PublishED

    Edinburgh University's creative writing and publishing society; creators of the Literary magazine 'The Inkwell', which is showcasing prose, poetry and drama by Edinburgh students.

  • Quaker Society

    A small group of people interested in Quaker values; peace, truth, simplicity and equality. Everyone is welcome to come along and find out more; we organize trips to Quaker meeting and dinners etc.

  • Quiz Society

    QuizSoc is a society devoted to game show style buzzer quizzing, providing training for Edinburgh's prospective University Challenge contestants. We also host regular informal socials and pub quizzes!

  • Reeling Club
  • Religion Society
  • Renaissance Singers

    A choir made up of students and staff of the university and other Edinburgh residents, devoted to performing renaissance choral music.

  • Retrospect

    Retrospect is the journal of the University of Edinburgh's History, Classics and Archaeology School. We publish throughout the year - online and in print - and have an excellent calendar of events too

  • Revelation Rock-Gospel Choir

    Welcome to EdRev. We are a fun-centered choir open to all regardless of singing ability (or lack of it)!

  • Romanian Society

    For everyone interested in Romania, Romanian culture and language regardless of the country of origin or other affiliations.

  • Royal Naval Unit

    EURNU offers new experiences for students such as going to sea on our own ship, HMS ARCHER, developing military / navy leadership, playing sports and hosting socials and events in our own private bar.

  • Russian Society

    Edinburgh University Russian Society provides a social platform for Russian speaking students, residents and guests as well as for people interested in Russian language, culture or heritage.

  • Salsa Society

    The Salsa Society is a multicultural dance society that brings Latin warmth and energy to Edinburgh. Join our mailing list and Facebook GROUP to keep up to date with CLASSES and events!

  • Save the Children Society

    All children deserve the right to education, good health and to have fun - help us stand up for child rights by coming to our meetings on Mondays from 6-7pm in Chaplaincy Room 2!

  • Savoy Opera Group

    EUSOG uses the best of talent both on and off stage to put on three shows a year, from the Savoy Operas to classic and contemporary musicals in November, March and at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

  • Scandinavian Society

    Based on Scandinavian customs and traditions we organise loads of fun events throughout the year for anyone who wants to join! No connection to Scandinavia necessary.

  • Science and Religion Society
  • Science Fiction and Fantasy Society
  • Sexpression

    Judgement-free sex and relationships education for the real world. We are your local branch of a nationwide organisation of students who offer inclusive, fact-based SRE workshops to secondary schools.

  • Shakespeare Company

    Founded in 2009, The EUSC is a society geared specifically towards performing Shakespeare's work. As well as a yearly show, we hold workshops to cover all aspects of adapting Shakespeare.

  • Sign Language Society
  • Singapore Students' Society

    Singapore Society - SingSoc, is 1) Home away from home for all Singaporeans. 2) A colourful, diversified group of Singaporeans, who have come together to introduce Singapore to the World.

  • Singers

    The Edinburgh University Singers are a small group of auditioned voices, singing a varied programme of music from across the centuries of choral repertoire under the directorship of Dr John Kitchen.

  • Slovak and Czech Society

    We aim to network students from Slovakia and Czech Republic and to promote Slovak and Czech culture by holding social events centred on local traditions, cuisine, sport, music and cinematography!

  • SNP Society

    Welcome to the homepage of the Edinburgh University Scottish Nationalist Association! Join us, and be a member of a society that is dedicated to ensuring a better future for Scotland.

  • Social Anthropology Society

    We aim to enable our members to learn more about social anthropology and to further a multicultural understand. We also cooperate with organisations, hold academic and social events.

  • Social Policy Society

    As one of Edinburgh's newest societies, we pride ourselves on our inclusive and friendly nature welcoming all students and staff regardless of educational background, age or ethinicity.

  • SocieTEA

    At the University of Edinburgh Tea Society, civilised gatherings are our speciality. Whether you're a tea connoisseur or just like a good cuppa, you're welcome to join us for a drink and casual chat.

  • Societies Council

    The Societies Council is a team of society representatives, elected from EUSA Societies, plus The Societies Staff Team. They work hard on projects to support our wonderful societies!

  • Society for Economic Pluralism
  • Society for Quantitative Research

    We are committed to getting social science students involved in quantitative research. For regular Q-Step lectures, undergrad focussed events, and careers advice watch this space.

  • Sociology Society

    Edinburgh University sociology society provides social and academic events, bringing together those who both study and who are interested in sociology.

  • South African Society

    The Society for South Africans and all who love this great nation. We bring together students from all over and host great events and an Annual Charity Ball.

  • South Asian Students Association

    Multicultural, International, South Asian

  • Spanish Society
  • Sport and Exercise Medicine Society

    ESEMS aims to educate students interested in Sport and Exercise Medicine, and provide opportunities for all students involved in the pursuit of sport with regard to health, fitness, and safety.

  • STAR (Student Action for Refugees)
  • String Orchestra

    Edinburgh University String Orchestra (EUSO) is an ensemble of around 25 string players, rehearsing every Wednesday with esteemed conductors to work towards concerts at the end of each semester.

  • Student Anatomy Society
  • Student Christian Movement

    We are a group of Christian students passionate about living out our faith in the real world. We promote an inclusive, aware, radical and challenging faith that seeks justice in the world around us.

  • Student Newspaper

    The Student is Edinburgh Uni's student newspaper and it is also the UK's oldest. It is published weekly throughout the semester and is always looking enthusiastic new recruits.

  • Student StopAIDS

    Part of a nationwide campaign, we campaign for universal access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support worldwide, as well as working to increase awareness and tackle stigma and discrimination.

  • Student Voice for Animal Rights
  • Students for Justice in Palestine

    SJP aims to raise awareness on campus about the occupation of Palestine and show concrete solidarity with the Palestinians. We host film screenings, speakers, culture nights and take direct actions

  • Studio Opera

    This Society aims to perform opera at the highest possible standard. For more information, please visit our website:

  • Surgical Society

    Founded in 2005, ESSS aims to provide extra opportunities for medical students considering a career in surgery.

  • Sustainable Development Association

    Welcome to EUSDA - the official academic society on campus for students of any degree interested in Sustainable Development.

  • Swahili Club

    Swahili club is a unique society offering Swahili language classes every week. Whether you are a complete beginner, or totally fluent, there is something here for you!

  • Swing Dance Society

    If you're looking for a social hobby to get you moving to great music, or dream of learning to dance like in old movies, EUSDS is for you. Our lessons give you the moves to get you on the dance floor.

  • SynBio Society

    An interdiciplinary society for all interested in Synthetic Biology.

  • Tai Chi Society

    Our society offers classes in Chen family style Tai Chi. Tai Chi is suitable for people of all levels of fitness and ability and beginners are always welcome.

  • Taiwanese Student Society
  • Tango Society

    Think tango, think fake tans, hair gel, roses between teeth, right? Wrong! Tango has always been a social dance and is a fantastic way to meet people with a similar passion for music and movement.

  • Teddy Bear Hospital Edinburgh

    Teaching children about health and healthcare

  • TEDx
  • Television Society (EUTV)

    EUTV is Edinburgh University's Student Television Channel.

  • Thai Society
  • The Columnist Society

    The Columnist is a student-run current affairs, social commentary and culture opinion magazine based in Edinburgh.

  • Theatre Company (Bedlam)

    Bedlam Theatre is home to the Edinburgh University Theatre Company, putting on around 40 shows a year, each selected, directed, acted, produced, tech'd and stage managed by our members. Join Us!

  • Theatre Paradok

    Edinburgh University's Alternative Theatre society. Very extraordinary, always unique.

  • Tolkien Society
  • Trading and Investment Club (EUTIC)

    EUTIC is Europe’s largest student-run investment fund, worth £43,000. We educate students on finance, giving opportunities to trade stocks and network with some of the world's most prestigious firms.

  • Transhumanist Society
  • Translators' Society

    Edinburgh's first Society dedicated to translation and interpretation. Join us today!

  • Turf Club

    The University horse racing society that provides a meeting places for like minded individuals that are interested in Horse Racing. We have racedays 2/3 times a term and have socials every so often.

  • Turkish Society
  • UNICEF on Campus Society
  • Untapped Talent
  • Vegetarian Society

    VegSoc fosters an open community to celebrate vegetarian and vegan cuisine from plant to plate! Whatever your dietary status, find new ideas, a warm environment, and the best food you’ll eat all week!

  • Veterinary Zoological Society

    EVZS is a growing society which has spent years networking with professionals involved in a wide variety of veterinary zoological work. We are always trying to bring students new experiences.

  • Vietnamese Society
  • Wargames Society
  • Water of Life Society

    The University of Edinburgh Water of Life Society is dedicated to enjoying whisky and having a good time. Please see our Facebook page for more details. Scroll to the bottom of this page for the link.

  • WaterAid-Edinburgh
  • Welsh Society- Cymdeithas Gymraeg Prifysgol Caeredin
  • West Coast Swing Dance Society
  • What? Where? When? Society

    Join a team of 6 working together to answer questions in an intellectual quiz and competing with teams from all over the world. Based on the TV show Chto? Gde? Kogda? which originated back in the USSR

  • Wilderness Medicine Society
  • Wind Band

    If you don't want your musical talents to go to waste, but don't fancy auditions either: come join us! We are a fun-loving, welcoming society who perform on tour, in concert and enjoy the odd pint!

  • Wine Society
  • Women in Business Society
  • Women in STEM

    Founded in 2016, Edinburgh University Women in STEM is a society dedicated towards networking, opportunities, and inspiration.

  • Yoga Society

    Welcome to the EUYS page! Here you will be able to find out about our classes, socials, how to get involved and any other relevant information. See you in class!

  • Young Greens
  • Young Scientific Researchers Association

    The "Edinburgh University Young Scientific Researchers Association" (EUYSRA) is an acting catalyst for undergraduate scientific innovation and research development.

  • Yugo Society
  • Zoological Society

    A society for students and non-students of Edinburgh with a passion for animals. Join us for talks, zoo trips, days out, Attenborough nights and more!

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