Welcome to the UK Society of the Year and one of the university’s oldest and largest societies

Whether it’s our academic talks, careers events, international exchanges, socials, charity nights or 3 sports teams, there’s something for everyone.

Advance your Career

We host invaluable careers events, teaching professional skills and building on connections with employers to promote internship and graduate opportunities.

Join our exchanges

As Scotland’s first entity of the European Geography Association (EGEA), we recently participated in a student exchange with a group of geography students from EGEA Zurich! Get involved to take part in our next exchange!

Discover our Talks

We host fortnightly talks in collaboration with the Royal Scottish Geographical Society from incredible speakers, from the producer of Planet Earth to the founder of homelessness social enterprise Social Bite.

Attend our Socials

We host fortnightly socials to strengthen friendships of all years, such as our Academic Families Night, Pub Golf, White T-shirt Parties, Pub Quizzes and Xmas Dinner

Fundraise for our Charities

Each year we select a new charity to fundraise for, through our Autumn Ceilidh, and annual Ball, raising thousands of pounds each year for fantastic causes.

Our current charity of the year is Empty Kitchens, Full Hearts. They are an Edinburgh-based food kitchen making and delivering meals out of surplus food.

Join our Sports Teams

We have 3 Sports Teams that compete in intramural leagues across the university. Whether you’re up for some competition or casual fun, join today!

Geography Football

We play every Saturday, and are currently top of the league! To join, buy our Football Membership for £20 a year!

Geography Netball

We play every Sunday, and are currently top of the league! To join, buy our Netball Membership for £15 a year!

Geography Hockey

We play every Friday evening! To join, buy our Hockey Membership for £15 a year!

And of course…

Attend our annual ball

Our infamous GloBall 2020 saw over 250 students from across the university come together for a bubbles reception, 3 course meal, live music, a DJ, an exclusive VIP afterparty, unbelievable charity raffle prizes and lifelong memories with friends!