Societies are fun and enjoyable way to make friends at university. York has close to 200 societies to choose from and if there isn't something for you, starting your own society is easy!
Another massive positive to getting involved with societies is that employers look for evidence of skills gained outside your course, and societies are a great way to develop those skills. Whether you planned it or not, the experience you've gained from getting involved in YUSU activities will stand you in good stead for the future.
At York we have over 170 of the best student societies in the UK. From national award winning media societies, fantastic performance societies to a wide variety of specialist societies. So whether you want to get creative, political or just about anything else, we have something for you at YUSU.
Joining a YUSU society is a great way of meeting like-minded people, a chance to learn new skills, and an opportunity to work hard at developing something that you and your friends care about.
At Freshers' Fair
Freshers' Fair is the best place to check out
all the societies we have and see what they
are all about. You can join up to all the societies here as well, so don't forget to head on to campus on Saturday 4th October.
You can join all societies online by selecting
the 'Join Online' button below.
*Applications for new societies will open on Monday 11th April and will close on Friday 22nd April at 12pm*
Everything you need to know about running a society can be found in the resource hub. It is a 24/7 resource that has information on room bookings, finance and more. It should be your first stop to see if you can find the information you need.
If you have any questions email Jasmine, Societies Coordinator on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here are the quick links to those forms you have to get to all the time. NOTE: Some of these
require you to be on campus or to be accessing campus through a VPN.
Please use the guides if you have issues with the links and if you can’t find the information in them only then contact Jasmine.
Student Activities Officer
Academic & Careers Representative
Arts & Cultural Representative
Campaigning & Political Representative
Faith & Relationship Representative
Music & Performance Representative
Games & Activities Representative
Special Interest Representative
As a representative of one of the groups you will be directly involved with and overlook the
societies in your group.