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Social Policy Society

SocPolSoc aims to raise awareness and interest of social policy debates through a variety of events and activities. This Society is open to all students at the University of Edinburgh.


  • Social Policy Society Academic Year Student Membership£2.00
  • Social Policy Society Academic Year Non Student Membership£3.00
  • Constitution 2018

    27 Sep 2018

    For any questions on how our Society runs, please take a look at our Constitution.

  • Risk Assessment 2018

    04 Oct 2018

    Please take a look at our Risk Assessment for information on how we provide and maintain safe and healthy conditions for our members.

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What is the Social Policy Society?

The Social Policy Society aims to bring you engaging events surrounding contemporary welfare debate, positive activist experiences and spaces for students to get to know each other. Most importantly we strive to create an inclusive environment for all students at the University of Edinburgh. Regardless of your degree discipline, we welcome and encourage students to bring their own perspectives to our events.

What kind of events does SocPolSoc host?

Some of our most popular events have included:

  • The Future of Scottish Politics

  • Disability History Month Panel Discussion

  • A Discussion With Your Striking Lecturers

  • First Minister’s Question Time


And of course the beloved Annual School of Social and Political Science Ball.


How can we contact SocPolSoc?

If you would like to receive regular updates or if you have any questions please feel free to contact us at our email address Furthermore, check us out and follow us at Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Events Officer
Clare Ruane
Marketing Officer
Brianna Siddle
Maya Wenzel
Relations Officer
Janelle Brannan
Emer Appleton
Social Events Officer
Emily Blakeman
Sarah Aron