Get Involved

A World Of Opportunity For You At University And Beyond
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Clubs and Societies

University is a great time to try something new while meeting new people. Get involved by joining a society, there are over 100 to choose from! Ranging from academic groups to niche interests, there's something for you.

Got a great idea for a society but can't find one? Start your own and find other students who are interested.

Resources for group leaders:

Society Toolkit

Society Events and Socials

Check out what events societies have organised and join in!

BCUSU Events Bring A Friend To Cheer
2nd April 11am - 1pm
Revolution Gym, Selly Oak Industrial Estate, Elliot Road, Selly Oak, B29 6LR
Everyone's welcome to come and try cheerleading - whether you're a pro or a beginner, this is the event for you!
Creative Exchange Birmingham Botanical Gardens Trip
12th April 10:30am - 4pm
Birmingham Botanical Gardens
Join us for a trip to the Botanical Gardens and explore your creativity.
Burlesque Burlesque Showcase
11th May 8pm - 9pm
Heidi’s Bier Bar
Burlesque Burlesque Showcase
12th May 8pm - 9pm
Heidi’s Bier Bar
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Competitive Sports

Looking for Team BCU competitive sports teams? All BUCS sports are now managed by BCU Sport, part of the University.

Memberships, training and more information can be found on the BCU Sport website.


Volunteering is an enjoyable way for you to make a difference.

It provides a fantastic opportunity for you to develop key employability skills for your future career and to check out possible career paths, and most importantly of all, make new friends!

Find Opportunities
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Other Ways to Get Involved

Joining a society isn't the only way you can get involed with your Students' Union; having your say in our elections or being part of our representation network is a great way to take part.

Did you know we also regularly employ students at our outlets and in assisting roles that fit around your studies?

Student Voice Employability Shops & Services