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  • Anime & Manga

    Konnichiwa! Welcome to the awesome BCU Anime and Manga Society. We are a group of people oozing with friendliness and want to share our passion for anime and manga with you.

  • BCU Enable

    BCU Enable aims to represent students who identify as disabled, in both visible and non visible forms. We also welcome membership from students who are carers or related to people with disabilities.

  • BCU Enactus

    Care about the World? believe you have a solution to one of 17 SDG's? then get in contact with the Enactus BCU Team. We're a collective of diverse Academics striving to bring about sustainable change.

  • BCU Labour Students

    BCU Labour Students are a political society aiming to get students at BCU involved in the Labour Party with meetings, campaigns and socials =)

  • BCU Mental Health Awareness

    To raise awareness, tackle stigma, signpost for additional information and enhance the student experience for those who suffer from a mental health illness within Birmingham City University.

  • Costume Society

    Creating an established link of creatives - seamsters, concept artists, photographers, models, foam artists, 3d modelling/printing... Work with others on projects, Get help on yours!

  • Crafty Bitches

    Crafty Bitches is a knitting and craft society - beginner and experienced knitters/crafters welcome! Come socialise and learn a new skill! Every Wednesday 4.30-6pm Millennium Point Canteen Sofas

  • Debating Society

    The official BCUSU page for the Birmingham City University Debating Society.

  • Dr Who and Fandoms Society

    We are a social society that meet weekly to discuss and watch all things Doctor Who and other Fandoms. We can't wait to expand our interests with all your awesome Fandoms.

  • esports

    We compete in online tournaments across a wide arrange of games against other UK Universities in leagues such as NUEL. We also host a variety of esports related events so get involved!

  • Fighting Game Society

    Do you like Street Fighter? Smash Bros? Blazblue? Guilty Gear? Well, you've come to the right place! Join us to satisfy your fighting game needs!

  • Korean Entertainment

    We are a new society that indulges in listening to kpop music, watching kdramas, talking about Korean fashion and food. If this sounds like something you would enjoy don't be afraid to join us.

  • LGBTQ+

    Birmingham City University’s LGBTQ+ society is a safe, friendly and supportive group for all those that self identify themselves as a member of the LGBTQ+ community.

  • Masonic Society

    Welcome to the BCU Masonic Society, an all inclusive and non discriminatory Society open to membership by anyone with an interest in Freemasonry; it's aims, symbols, history and traditions.

  • Mature Student Society

    Welcome to the BCU Mature Students Society. We represent all students 21 and over and provide social inclusion, interaction and social events inclusive to all mature student members.

  • Public Speaking Society

    Safe space to improve your public speaking skills.

  • Rock Soc

    The Only Rock, Metal and Alternative Music Society At BCU! Meetings every Tuesday from 7pm in the Eagle & Ball!

  • Socialist Worker Student Society

    SWSS is a socialist group on campus involved in campaigns against racism, sexism, war and climate change. We hold regular meetings, campaign stalls and mobilise for protests and movements.

  • Stand Up to Racism

    Stand Up to Racism brings people together from all walks of life to challenge racism. We want to build a network of activists to support refugees and confront racism, islamophobia and antisemitism.

  • Table Top Gaming

    If you like anything from Trading Card games to Pen and Paper RPGs or always wanted to try them out, why not come along!

  • Theme Park Society

    Thrills and excitement await!

  • VegSoc

    We wish to encourage a Vegan lifestyle and demonstrate its benefits for the environment, our health and the animals.

  • Yoga Society

    We practice with a professional yoga teacher every Monday 6.30-7.30pm. Everyone is welcome!

  • Accounting Society

    This society is for all Accounting students including Post Graduate and ACCA students, to provide them a space to come together and enjoy the company of their peers through entertainment activities.

  • BCU Engineering Society

    A student led society for anyone interested in Engineering - Not just Engineering students!

  • BCU Psychology Society
  • Criminology Forum Theatre

    A criminology based society - we welcome all students (not just from criminology pathways)! This society provides a fun way to enhance your practical abilities which you do not gain from lectures!

  • English Studies Society

    The English Studies Society is based in the School of English and aims to create fun opportunities for social interactions between students outside of seminars and lectures.

  • HaCS (Hackathon and Computing Society)

    If you want to improve or share your programming skills or creations - this is the society for you.

  • Howard League

    We're a criminology based society that is interested in all things criminal. As an informal theme for this year we'll be focusing on the stranger types of crime like cannibalism and serial offenders.

  • Law Society

    Amazing trips and events throughout the year! We work hard to provide experiences that can help you gain valuable skills for your future. Not just for aspiring barristers and solicitors.

  • Midwifery

    The Midwifery Society has been revamped for 2017/18! Sign up and join us for our upcoming socials, fundraisers and conferences!! Snapchat - bcumidsoc

  • Mooting
  • Nursing Society

    Fancy running a new Nursing Society? Get in touch!

  • Paramedic Society (BCU)

    We are a Paramedic Society, That aims to enhance theory elements of the BCU Paramedic Science programme whilst providing free access* to CPD talks/events, enhancing your knowledge as a clinician.

  • Radiography Society
  • SALTSOC (Speech & Language Therapy)

    Providing fun social events for all BCU Speech and Language Therapy students and fundraising events that support causes related to Speech and Language Therapy.

  • Social Work Society

    Our aim is to increase communication between student year groups, networking with other professionals, fundraising and activism.

  • The Society of 3D Design

    The Society of 3D Design is a group dedicated to providing Lectures, Workshops and Social meet-ups for students studying a strain of 3D Design at ADM.

  • Women in Science & Engineering (WISE)

    more information coming soon

  • Agape Student Life

    Agape Student Life is a society for everyone at BCU that creates a safe space for students to come together to explore life, faith and God! We are run by Christians but create a safe space for all!

  • Campus Cry
  • Christian Union

    A group of friendly people with a passion for Jesus

  • Christians on campus (BCU)

    Join us for our weekly student meetings on Wednesdays and Fridays at BCU and in the City Centre!

  • Deeper Life Campus Fellowship

    DLCF is a university student society affiliated to a registered UK charity.

  • First Love

    First Love Society The best place to be on Sundays and Thursdays!

  • GIFT (Growing In Faith and Truth)

    GIFT is a group of students who meet weekly to study the bible and socialise. We are non-denominational which means we are not a religion or part of any church. Just Students who love the Word. :)

  • Hindu

    The society aims to create that “home away from home” atmosphere for all its members.

  • Islamic

    Our Society provides a friendly and fun atmosphere for all to learn about the religion and Islamic practises.

  • Jewish Society

    Open to anyone wanting to inject a little Judaism into their lives, ranging from social to educational events.

  • Kharis on Campus
  • Madinah Society

    Madinah Society of Birmimgham City University, promoting love of the Prophet Muhammad (peace and blessings be upon Him and His family), his sunnah and the Ahle Sunnah wal Jam'ah!

  • P.E.N.S.A.

    Raising world changers with the Christ factor!

  • Sikh Society
  • BCU DJ Society

    We are a society that provides music for other societies free of charge, as well as for outside events. Anyone of any level can sign up!

  • First Take Studios (Film Making)

    First Take Studios are here to give everybody the opportunity to learn about every aspect of filmmaking and to work on real film sets. Lets make movements and create something amazing.

  • Live Sound

    The Live Sound Society aims to give students from all years the opportunity to crew on gigs and live productions.

  • Music Programming and Production Society

    We do various aspects of music through computers, from programming music in visual and text based languages (e.g. Max4Live in Ableton) to electronic music making, workshops and personal music sharing.

  • Scratch Radio

    The award-winning Scratch Radio is your student radio station. Broadcasting online and on-campus, anyone can present or produce a show!

  • Scratch TV

    Get involved in front of the camera or behind it! Scratch TV records a number of regular and one-off programmes each month, as well as broadcasting live at certain times during the year.

  • SnapScratch (Photography)

    We cover all things photography! We meet regularly for training, as well as to take and share our photography. All skill levels are welcome!

  • The Scratch (Magazine)

    Releasing four print issues, and creating online content throughout the year, The Scratch is your student magazine. Get involved in writing, designing, proofing, promotion and much more.

  • Word for Word (Screenwriting)

    'Word for Word’ is an initiative for student screenwriters to develop talent, ideas and to also find a place where they will be able to network with like-minded individuals.

  • Write Club

    A group of diverse people who wants to project their voices through stories. Be it Social Issues, Identity, Unicorns or Shrek there are no restrictions to what you want to write and how you write it.

  • BCU Bhangra Society

    If you love to dance and want to learn a new form of dancing, then this is the place to be! No prior experience needed.

  • BCU Dance Society

    Whether you have been dancing for years or just want to give it a go, the Dance Society is the Society for you! We teach contemporary, jazz, commercial/street, ballet & more!

  • Burlesque

    BCU Burlesque is a new society that aims to enrich your life through the art of Burlesque dancing. Sexy. Sassy. Steamy. We are Burlesque! Society of the Year 2016!

  • Gig Society

    We are a new society that hosts live music nights, showcases Birmingham's venues and talent as well as encouraging students to get involved in the local music scene!

  • Eco

    A fantastic, new, student led sustainability project, which promises to make a real change to how we all think about, connect with and preserve our natural surroundings.

  • RAG

    Raise and Give (RAG) society is a group whose aim is to support charities both locally and nationally. Money is raised by putting on various events for students and the wider community.

  • Random Acts of Kindness Society

    A free and fun society all about being kind and generally being a good, nice, person!

  • Zero Waste Society

    Environmental Society. Striving to produce no landfill waste. Come for support, advice and inspiration.

With over 100 societies on offer, there really is something for everyone. Our societies are split into different categories, from faith based societies, academic societies which can support your chosen course, performance, professional development societies to our very own RAG (Raise and Give) society, whatever you fancy doing while you’re here at BCU, we can help. As a member of a student group, you’re automatically a part of Team BCU, so can enjoy the great social life that comes with it.

If we don’t have a society that you’re interested in, why not start your own! We’ll give you all the help and support you need. For more details, either click on the individual societies listed, or contact us. Can't see anything you like? Find out how to create your own group.