Science clubs and societies

Getting involved with student organisations and extra-curricular activities is a great way to expand your social networks and have fun.

Clubs by subject

Archaeological Society

The Auckland Archaeological Society develops, promotes and encourages interest in archaeology and history with special reference to New Zealand and the Pacific. Find us on the ArchSoc Facebook page.



The Postgraduate Society for the School of Biological Sciences provides a platform of social support and professional development.

Visit us on the Biograd website.

The University of Auckland Comp Sci Society wins Best New Club in 2017

Comp Sci Society

The University of Auckland Comp Sci Society aims to promote a vibrant and fast-moving world of technology by bringing a variety of exciting events, and opportunities to all students on campus. The society integrates a mix of social, competitive and academic events to ensure those interested get the most out of their University journey.

Discover more: Comp Sci Society

Data Science Society

This club provides an inclusive forum for students who are interested in learning about data science by nurturing an atmosphere of mutual support and shared enthusiasm, and to provide opportunities for the members to develop relevant theoretical understanding, practical skills and experience, and working relationships, through self-organised projects and events.

Join us on the UoA Data Science Facebook page.  

Marine Science Society

The University of Auckland Marine Science Society provides a strong support network for Marine Science students with opportunities to network with researchers as well as hear from industry professionals about the field.

Find us on our Facebook page.  

Members of the Physics Club in the Science faculty at the University of Auckland, working on a project together.

Physics Association

Throughout the semester, PAUA runs drop-in tutorials, regular social events, workshops, seminars, discussions and more! The group is open to non-Physics students too, so feel free to invite your friends.

Follow us on our Facebook page.  

Psychology Students' Association

AUPSA provides Psychology students with academic and social activities including balls, mentoring and meeting the lecturers. Through this club we aspire to help you network within the Psychology department as well as become an active part of the Psychology culture at the University of Auckland.

Follow us on Facebook.

Society of Food Associated Disciplines

SOFAD is an association which brings together social, career and academic opportunities for individuals interested in a range of food associated disciplines. It also raises awareness of the importance of these disciplines and provides general support for members.

Explore more and follow us on Facebook, Society of Food Associated Disciplines.


Student Association for the Medical Sciences

We are a group of enthusiastic students looking to bring together Medical Science students through social outreach events and provision of peer support; whether it is through academic tutoring, ensuring their welfare or general advice on courses and careers.

Find out more: Student Association for the Medical Sciences

UoA Maths Club

The University of Auckland Maths Club is not just about maths – it is a combination of maths and strategic board and card games. The club holds separate maths and strategic games events for our members, but also events that aim to merge the two.

Find out more: UoA Maths Club

General Science

Healthcare Technology Association

Healthcare Technology Association is your gateway into emerging opportunities and research in healthcare technology. If you have an interest in science, health, engineering, IT or just in extending your knowledge of the world, this is the club for you.

Contact us on the Health Tech Association Facebook page.


Chiasma is a professional student-led organisation that creates links between academia and the wider New Zealand science and technology industries.

To stay up to date, sign up on the Chiasma website.

Other University clubs

Nesian Indigenous Science Student Association

NISSA is a student social club that aims to support the cultural and social wellbeing of Māori and Pacific students within the Faculty of Science. Get involved via their Facebook page or Instagram @nissa.uoa.

Science Students’ Association

An association with members from all Science disciplines and majors, SciSA organises social and academic events to help build student networks while representing students across faculty committees.

Follow us on Facebook.

Postgraduate Students Association

The PGSA offers quiet study space, academic support workshops and social events for all postgraduate students at the University of Auckland.

Undergraduate Women in Science

The Undergraduate Women in Science Network aims to increase awareness of issues surrounding gender diversity in Science, as well as to provide a network to support undergraduates pursuing Science.

Follow us on Facebook: UWISN

More clubs

A directory of all student clubs at the University of Auckland, from the Anime and Manga Club to the Zumba Fitness Club, can be found at Clubs, societies and associations.

Contact us

For more information about clubs and extracurricular activities, please contact our Student Experience Advisers.