Life’s too short not to give things a go! You sound like the type of person who loves exploring new hobbies and learning new skills:Societies are a great place to grow your skills, and you could start an Art Society, Crafts Society, Book Club, Baking Society, Thrift-Shopping/Charity Shopping Society, Gardening Society, you name it! Some event ideas include Seasonal crafting sessions (Halloween, Easter, Christmas), Charity Shop crawl, clothes swap, kilo sale, discussion meetings about your given topic, competitions. Well, what are you waiting for?
You want to meet people just like you - whether that be your faith, culture, identity, or values!Some favorites are International Societies (like a French, Italian, Chinese, or Nigerian Society), Faith Societies (like an Islamic, Jewish, Christian, or Sikh Society), Women’s Society, Feminism Society, Amnesty International Society, Student Action for Refugees to name a few. You could organise a regular discussion group on campus, a series of speaker talks for awareness days, a fundraiser for a cause at the heart of your community, an art exhibition from members of your community, a campaign like my body my choice or black futures week, a cultural fair, an international film night, a regular prayer group, trips to local places of worship, or even trips around London!Well, what are you waiting for?
Work hard play hard right? You’re going to be a force to be reckoned with on Linkedin in no time: Academic Societies in your subject area can help you network with academics, and run events for students on your course. Your lecturers will be really interested in what you do, and may offer support in hosting speaker events, employability events, or conferences for our field. You should check if there’s a course-based Society for your subject, and if not - start one!Well, what are you waiting for?
You sound like you know what you like, and wish you knew more people to share your passion with!You could start all types of ‘appreciation societies’ - like a Live Music appreciation Society, Bob Ross appreciation Society, Anime appreciation Society, Marvel Society, Live Sport Appreciation Society. You could organise all sorts of things - like trips out in London to watch Live Sport or attend premiers, gigs, and events related to your passion, or movie nights or film/tv screenings on campus, cosplay or fancy dress competitions, the list is endless!Well, what are you waiting for?