Undergraduate study - 2025 entry
Edinburgh: Extraordinary futures await.

Clubs and societies

Our clubs and societies will help you develop your interests, meet like-minded people, indulge a hobby or simply socialise.

We host an extensive range of clubs and societies here at Edinburgh. With more than 300 to choose from, you’re bound to find one that’s right for you.

Sports clubs

Student archer

Joining a sports club will give you the opportunity to train, compete and socialise with other members.

From archery and athletics to trampolining and Taekwondo, we offer a vast selection of sports clubs for you to choose from.

Our Sports Union is made up of more than 60 sports clubs, catering for all types of activity and ability level, from complete beginner to elite.

Our clubs offer weekly coaching and practice, with opportunities to compete and/or participate in sport on Wednesdays and at weekends. Many of our sports clubs compete at national and international levels.

Sports clubs

Student life: sport and exercise


Student playing cello

Joining a society is a great opportunity to meet new people and make friends from around the world.

Our Students' Association supports more than 290 student-led societies and volunteering groups, from the A cappella to the Yoga societies.

With so many options, there’s bound to be something for you. If not, you can always start your own.

You’ll get to know more about our clubs and societies during the Welcome Week Societies Fair which is held during Welcome Week.