School of Informatics

Student societies

There are a large number of student societies available throughout the University.

Edinburgh University Students’ Association (EUSA) provide support to hundreds of student societies and can even help you set up your own.

EUSA student societies


Edinburgh Hoppers (the Hoppers), our student-run women and gender minorities in technology group, has been going strong since September 2005. They organise a variety of events such as workshops, tech talks and socials, often in collaboration with various companies. Hoppers create a community for women in Informatics. The group is named after computer science pioneer Grace Hopper.

Hoppers Facebook group

Hoppers website 

Subject-related societies

CompSoc - Edinburgh University Artificial Intelligence and Computer Society

Beneficial AI - a society dedicated to Artificial Intelligence that positively impacts humankind

Computer Game Society (GameSoc) - a society dedicated to video gaming

EaRS - Embedded and Robotics Society.

EdIntelligence - Provides events, workshops and tech talks to students interested in Machine Learning.

Endeavour  - a society dedicated to developing rocket and space technology

EUFS (Edinburgh University Formula Student) - a society dedicated to constructing an F1-style race car

Hyped- student society dedicated to accelerating the development of Hyperloop and implementing the technology in the UK

SIGINT - A group for students interested in Cyber Security



Edinburgh University Sports Union - coordinates the sports clubs within the University.

Informatics football group:

Informatics Football webpage

Join the mailing list for Informatics Football