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£3.00
  • Social Policy Society Academic Year Non Student Membership£3.00

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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.

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