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.

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Resources for group leaders:
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Society Events and Socials

Check out what events societies have organised and join in!

Put The Kettle On Put The Kettle On general meet
26th January 3pm - 5pm
C388 Curzon building
Come join us and give Put The Kettle On A go! We'll be trying new hot drinks, having a chat and making plans for the semester ahead, so we hope to see you there! If you are coming, try to bring yourself a reusable mug & spoon!
LGBTQ+ Society Meet Up
26th January 5pm - 7pm
C455 - Curzon Building
Bollywood Society Meet and Greet
27th January 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Curzon Building
Join us for our first Meet and Greet of the year!
Enactus Better Decision Workshop
28th January 2pm - 4pm
SteamHouse Incubator, Millennium Point, Birmingham City University
Enactus BCU are going to be running a workshop at BCU to help you develop your decision making skills. ?? Join us for a 2-hour face to face workshop on Friday 28th January 2022 from 2-4pm. ??

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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!

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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?

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