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.

Email: aklarchsoc@gmail.com

Biograd

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

Campus Neuro Society

Campus Neuro Society (CNS) is Aotearoa's largest student led brain interest group. Our membership is open to all, including Medicine, Sciences, Engineering, Commerce, Law and Arts. We host a variety of events such as networking, lab research visits, social events and career nights. We were awarded best club in FMHS in 2022. We provide kai and kōrero with some amazing people in the world of neuroscience and brain research. Our club and all our events are free. 

For any pātai, get in contact with our friendly team.  

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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

UoA Data Science Club

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.

Email:  uoasofad@gmail.com

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

Te Rōpū Taiao / Environment Association (RTEA)

RTEA is the School of Environment Students Association, aiming to integrate all disciplines of the School of Environment (including but not limited to Geography, Earth Science, Geospatial, and Environmental Science) into a single student body. The objective of this group is to provide academic and social opportunities to school members, encourage greater cohesiveness within the School student body, and represent students in decision-making procedures.

Stay up to date with our activities on our Facebook Group. To get in touch, email us

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

Science Equity Networks

Rainbow Science student group
Rainbow Science Student Network

Rainbow Science

Rainbow Science aims to foster connections between LGBTQIATakatāpui+ science students, promote diversity and inclusion within the Faculty of Science, and help support LGBTQIATakatāpui+ science students. We welcome students of any sexuality or gender identity as long as they are welcoming to others of any sexuality or gender identity.Learn more about us on our linktree.

Auckland University Women in Science (AUWS)

AUWS aims to connect, uplift, and empower women & gender non-conforming individuals within the science community at the University of Auckland. Follow us on Facebook

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

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.

Developers Society (DEVS)

DEVS is a technology club that holds workshops and events focused on equipping students with the relevant technical, business and interpersonal skills that they’ll need to excel in the growing technology industry. Our events include CV workshops, social mixers, career panels and Leetcode competitions. Our events are free and welcome to students of any degree and skill level.

Find us on Instagram @devsuoa and Facebook.

Pasifika Science Students Association 

The purpose of forming the Pasifika Science Students Association is to create a Pasifika community within the science faculty. This is where Pasifika students can gather, form study groups, plan events and celebrate their culture within the science faculty.

To get in touch, email us

Postgraduate Students Association

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

Search for a club

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

At the beginning of the semester, the Science Experience Advisers will help enrich our students' experiences by providing opportunities to meet members of student clubs and associations, help students explore their interests, and support students in finding their place in the faculty and University. 

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