From Hiking to Bhangra, Board Games to Philosophy, we have over 400 different societies ready and waiting for you to try. We have a huge variety of religious, cultural, political, academic, arts, media, performance, sports and recreational societies, so there's something for everyone at Manchester. But if you don't find what you're looking for you can always start your own!

Joining a society is a brilliant way to meet new people who share your interests and enrich your time here in Manchester. It is very easy too, just have a look through the huge range of groups we have an join online.

Looking for a sports team that's not listed? Then check out the range of sports clubs over at the Athletics Union.

So if you have any questions, whether its about joining a society or starting one, then come and visit us in the Student Activities Centre or drop us an email.

Sign up to a society at the Refreshers Fair here: