Start a Society

Can’t find a society you want? Thought of a new one that does not exist? Then here is a guide on how to make that happen!


Step one

Find others who think it’s a good idea too!

To complete a New Society Application you need a minimum of 3 society group leaders, 10 interested members and a unique, strong set of aims and objectives. If you need help with this speak to an Opportunities Coordinator first.

Step two

Complete an application form

If you have met the minimum requirements then, click here to fill out the application.

Step three

Meet with an Opportunities Coordinator

Once you have sent off your application, an Opportunities Coordinator will arrange to meet with you to discuss your application.

Step four

Wait to hear from Societies Assembly

If your application is accepted by the Opportunities Coordinator it will be passed onto the next Societies House Assembly to be voted on by all exisitng Societies. 

Step five

Complete online training and paperwork

If your application is accepted by the Societies Assembly you must complete online training, a constitution and a development plan.

Step six

Run your first event or activity

You have 6 term weeks to run your first event or activity.

Step seven

Congratulations on the new society!

Now you can continue to recruit more members, organise events and have fun.