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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 Dis.Cover

    We are a friendly, supportive group who are offering a safe space for students with disabilities of any nature including physical, mental and learning difficulties.

  • 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!

  • BCU Enactus

    Enactus is an international organization that connects student, academic and business leaders through entrepreneurial-based projects that make a positive impact on the world.

  • BCU Labour Students

    Proud to be one of the first political societies at BCUSU!

  • 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.

  • BCU Model U.N

    We model the United isn't it! We represent various countries and debate current international issues. If you want to learn some skills and be more confident, then BCU MUN is for you!

  • Birmingham Conservatoire Music & Social Society

    We are dedicated to organising social events and music events throughout the year for musicians from the Conservatoire and anyone who loves music!

  • Bright Futures

    Bright Futures Society aims to connect future employers and students together from all sectors

  • 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 4.30pm 3rd floor Millenium Point Canteen.

  • 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.

  • 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 Culture

    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.

  • LGBT+

    BCUSU LGBT+ Society is here to represent the views and interests of the LGBT+ community at BCU.

  • Magic Society

    A chilled society aimed to teach a range of magic tricks/illusions that involve the use of cards, coins and other objects!

  • Online Gaming

    We are a brand new society with a call to arms for all gamers!

  • Public Speaking Society

    Safe space to improve your public speaking skills.

  • Rock Soc

    BCU Rock Society The Only Rock, Metal & Alternative Music Society At BCU.

  • Socialist Worker Student Society
  • Stand Up to Racism
  • 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!

  • VegSoc

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

  • 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.

  • Yoga Society


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

  • BCU Fashion Society
  • BCU Psychology Society
  • Birmingham Investment & Trading Society

    The Birmingham Investment & Trading Society is aimed at anybody that is driven to make money.

  • BSA Social Events

    For BSA Students - What's going on socially

  • Business & Enterprise Society

    More information coming soon

  • 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

    A criminology based society! We welcome all students - you can study any course to join! The Howard League for Penal Reform is the oldest charity of it's kind in the UK.

  • Illustration Society

    Creating an Illustration community in BCU where members can work together to help boost each others confidence, creative skills, knowledge, contacts, experiences and to get work out in the industry

  • Law Society
  • Midwifery
  • Mooting
  • Nursing Society

    Nursing Society run social and academic events for anyone studying Nursing or Health courses at BCU and/or enjoy having a natter and eating cake at every available opportunity.

  • 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

    More info coming soon - under construction

  • 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




  • BCU Post-Production Society

    The BCU Post-Production society is a group made up entirely of students who are passionate about film. Picture editing, colour grading, sound mixing, dialogue editing etc is all part of this society.

  • Dragon Fly Documentaries
  • Film Club
  • 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.

  • MP Recording Society

    The MP (Millenium Point) Recording Society provides BCU students of any skill level the opportunity to experience and actively participate in recording sessions with real musicians.

  • Music Networking Society

    Connecting Musicians, Producers, Dj's and even music junkies together, this society aims to help music lovers to collaborate, gives chances to perform, meet new people and learn new skills.

  • 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 Media Groups

    For anyone interested in getting involved in TV, radio, magazine, photography and online.

  • Word for Word (Screenwriting)


  • 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 Bollywood Society

    Are you a Bollywood fan? Do you want to learn about Bollywood? In BCU Bollywood Society we do EVERYTHING! So come along and enjoy the Bollywood society. Find out more...

  • BCU 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!

  • BCU Dance Society
  • BCU Gig Society

    We are a new society that puts on live music events for students in Birmingham!

  • BCU Theatre Society

    BCUTS, Birmingham City University's only traditional drama club! We need you!

  • Birmingham Conservatoire Music & Social Society

    We are dedicated to organising social events and music events throughout the year for musicians from the Conservatoire and anyone who loves music!

Raising and Giving (RAG)

  • 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.

  • Kids Adventure

    We are a student-led volunteer group who take disadvantaged children from Birmingham on a week-long, non-residential break! If you want to make a difference to children's lives then please join!

  • 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!

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.

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