A World of Societies: Created by Students, for Students

Published by Beds SU

If you are looking to meet like-minded people who share the same or similar interests or hobbies, then joining a society is the perfect way to do this.

Beds SU is proud to be home to a wealth of faith, academic, cultural and common interest/recreational societies run by students for students.

All societies look to meet regularly throughout the year with previous activities ranging from:

  • External speaker sessions, social gathering and charity bake-off’s with the Midwifery society 
  • Revision support and socials with the Paramedic society
  • Building social enterprises with the Enactus Bedfordshire society

Jess explains why she loves being part of the dance society

Discover more: You can explore the full A-Z of societies on the Beds SU website.


Societies will be offering in-person and virtual opportunities this year

The pandemic didn’t deter our societies from finding new ways to continue enjoying time with their members, with a host of societies offering members virtual opportunities to join. As we start to move back to campus societies will be looking to restart lots of face-to-face activities as well as maintaining some virtual opportunities where possible. Keep an eye out on our society and event pages for more details.


Societies at Beds SU
Midwifery Society – Societies are a fantastic way to meet new people

Start your own society

Our Student Membership team along with your Vice-Presidents for Campus Engagement and Equality will also on hand to support any student or student group looking to set up their own society.

So, if you can’t find a society focused on a hobby or passion that is important to you, then the team can help you get started.

Start a Society: Check out the society page on the Beds SU website or contact us for more information on how to get started. 


Nepalese Society
The Nepalese Society have been one of the most active societies in recent years

Societies and charitable activities

Raising money for charities is also something very important to our both our societies’ and wider student community and throughout the year our students volunteer their time to help others. Beds SU is on hand to help all students achieve their goals and we are always proud to showcase achievements.   

We hope this intro into the world of societies has given you an overview of the wealth of opportunities of offer to explore away from your studies. Throughout Welcome Week there will be a number of events and activities hosted by some of our societies and our Freshers Days on the 22-24 September so keep an eye on the events page.

Discover more

For more details on all of our societies, head to the Beds SU website.

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