Why you should join a sports club or society

Joining a sports club or society at university is an enriching experience, that comes with a whole host of benefits. Check out just some of the reasons why we think you should get involved.

It’s a chance to try something new

If you’re looking to take up a new hobby, joining a sports club or society could be the perfect chance, and with over 170 to choose from, you’re spoilt for choice. From debating to yoga, skydiving to drama, the struggle you’ll have is deciding which ones to join! 

It’s an opportunity to meet new people 

Joining a sports club or society is a chance to meet like-minded people, who you might not have crossed paths with otherwise. It’s an opportunity to join a community and make new friends.

You could learn a new skill

As well as having fun and meeting new people, joining a sports club or society is also a chance to learn a whole load of new skills.

You can put it on your CV

It’s probably the last thing on your mind, but joining a club or society will look great on your CV. It will show that you're able to work as part of a team, along with a whole host of other new skills.

It’s a chance to get involved with The Students’ Union’s key values

Sustainability is at the core of everything that we do at The Students’ Union, which is supported by our societies who help us to embed sustainability into everything that we do.

So whether you are looking to reduce your carbon footprint, or want to support our Plastic Detox or Meat Free Monday campaign, there will be a society for you. 

You’ll have a lot of fun!

We’re confident that as well as meeting new people and learning new skills, joining a sports club or society will involve a lot of laughs and will be great fun!