The Bar Society provides opportunities and events for legal minds considering a career as barristers. We organise mooting training, trips to london, as well as social events to network with students with similar interests.
European Law Students Association
ELSA (The European Law Students' Association) is the world's largest independent law students association. It has consultative status with several United Nations bodies such as UNESCO and UNCITRAL, observer status with WIPO and has participatory status with the Council of Europe. ELSA strives to increase international understanding and cooperation between law students and young lawyers
The Linguistics Society is a departmental society, aimed at any students studying in the linguistics department, but also those who have an interest in the science behind languages!
The Physiotherapy Society is a newly ratified society which is currently looking to appoint additional Executive Committee members to help launch it at Freshers' Fayre.
The Sociology Society - more commonly known as Soc Soc - is a departmental society for sociology, criminology and anthropology students or for anyone interested in these disciplines. We host frequent events, including parties, meals, film nights, trips, debates, discussions and talks!
The Biological Sciences Society is a recently established society that was ratified in 2013. This is going to be an amazing year! We have big plans, including organising regular events and socials.
History Society is here to assist its members, both history and non-history students, with any problems or queries they may have, as well as help make University a fun and exciting experience with socials and events! If themed socials, quizzes, day trips, pizza&movie nights, workshops and talks interest you then you have come to the right Society!
The University of Essex Literature Society is for anyone who enjoys a good book. We don't mind if you're a Literature student or not, or whether your tastes are oriented towards the old or now - all book enthusiasts bring vibrancy to the society and are therefore very welcome. Come and meet like-minded people, make new friends, join the discussion and have fun!
Politics Society aims to help both students in the department of Government, and those simply interested in Politics. We not only want to create an environment where people can speak freely about their political views via discussions, presentations and blog posts, but we also want students to teach each other about causes close to their heart, as well as fostering debate in a constructive learning environment.
Speech and Language Therapy
We are an exciting society that aims to unite current and prospective SLT students or anyone with a passion for communication and SLT, through social events, collaborative learning, academic ventures and fund raising! If SLT is important to you, join us and help us raise awarness of this wonderful profession and the wide variety of people it supports!
As one of the top department societies - the Computer Society understands that a degree is no longer enough, and has a range of activities tailored directly to give you an edge. Regularly we organise events and social gatherings, both technology and non-technology related, so come along!
The Law Society is one of the largest societies on campus and we are very proud that our membership includes both law and non-law students alike. Whatever your degree we want to help you towards achieving a successful career. We host excellent academic activities for you to get involved in, as well as social events, and even large scale events and a tour!
The Occupational Therapy society looks to organise social events to help members meet new friends and network. We also coordinate academic trips and events such as visiting the COT library in London, hosting a journal club and guest speakers. We provide opportunities for continual professional development (CPD), and promote Occupational Therapy locally and nationally.
The Psychology Society is for anyone with an interest in the human mind, particularly Psychology students. With frequent socials, film nights, day trips, parties and conferences there is something for everyone. Join today to participate in one of the most active and fun societies on campus!