Clubs & Socs

Being at UCA isn’t all hard work, so we provide the opportunity for students to participate in Clubs and Societies by either running one or being a member.

From interest, academic and cultural based societies, to fitness and team sports, there is a dedicated member of staff to equip you with the skills and support to accomplish your vision. They provide support for any student who wants to start their own group, so no previous experience needed.


Please note that Clubs and Societies Memberships are non-refundable.

Clubs and Societies are only open to UCA students, staff and alumni.  

Clubs and Societies can only be started and led by current UCA students.

Please note that Clubs and societies are now closed for this academic year. they will re-open in September for the new academic year.


Start a new Club/Society

If you're interested in being a part of a Sports Club but it doesnt exist yet, click here!

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Committee resources

Here you can find useful documents that will help you with the everyday running of your club or society.

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Useful information

Everything you need to know about awards and recognition, clothing and facilities.

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Participation Fund

Any UCA student can apply for the Participation Fund if they encounter financial or equipment barriers to taking part in Clubs, Societies and Communities. Clubs, Societies and Communities are an important part of extra-curricular life at UCA and support student wellbeing and learning while at university. No student should feel like they cannot take part or are at a disadvantage due to financial hardship or the need to purchase additional materials.

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adoption list

Groups up for adoption are groups which have existed before and are looking for committee members to take them over! This means that for some of these groups, we may already have equipment or facilities set up and ready to go.

If you're interested in adopting one of these clubs or societies, contact Vanessa Silva at or submit the 'Start A New Club or Society' Form above.

Here is a list of all clubs and societies that are up for adoption:

African-Caribbean Society
Badminton Club
Bangladeshi Society
Basketball Club
Bollywood Dance Club
Cheerleading Club
Disabled Students Community
Dungeons and Dragons Society
Fashion Society
Football Club
Islamic Society
K-Pop Club
LGBTQ+ Students Society
Music Society
Poetry Society
Students of Colour Society
Women's Society

Current Clubs & Societies