Joining a society is one of the best ways to get the most out of your university experience at York. They are not only groups, they are support networks bringing together like-minded people through a whole range of activities.
The Student's Union has over 150 societies and there is something for everyone - from academic and subject based, to sport, to volunteering, politics, music or appreciation societies. So whatever you're into, get involved!
Academic and Careers
Academic societies are a great place to meet people on your course or others who have an interest in your subject. It gives you the opportunity to share ideas through networking, and is really beneficial to your CV.
As well as college sport you can also join university sports clubs if you're after something a little more competitive or different. Sports clubs at York accommodate people of all abilities and are a great opportunity to develop some skills, make new friends and have lots of fun!
Take a look at www.yusu.org/sport/clubs for the sports club directory.
Political, Debating and Campaigns
If you're interested in politics you can really get involved in the societies at York. The societies cover pretty much the whole of the political spectrum and the debating society run public debates every week during term time so you can have your say in issues you are passionate about.
More to come...