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Societies at the University of Cambridge

Hi all, I'm Letty – your new Societies Project Coordinator. I'm working until the end of July to:

  • support and guide societies in applying for grants and managing their finances
  • support and guide those interested in setting up a new society
  • develop and provide training sessions, workshops, tailored support, and other resources and guidance materials

I'll be uploading resources and training and workshop dates throughout the project and will keep you updated of these through a variety of channels, including the societies bulletin, directory mailouts (make sure you're added as a manager of your society to receive these), facebook and twitter… so you shouldn't be able to miss anything.

I am here to respond to what you want so email me on letty.key@cusu.cam.ac.uk with any questions, suggestions or requests. I look forward to hearing from you!

Services for societies

Societies

Societies Directory

Cambridge boasts hundreds of societies for all tastes - browse CUSU's Societies Directory to find out more about them!

Each Society can manage its own entry.

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The Societies' Fair

The Societies' Fair takes place at the start of October each year. Hundreds of Societies attend the Fair - it's a great place to meet and join them.

Societies can apply for the Fair within the Societies Directory.

Funding application and accounts support

Online voting

CUSU's online election system can be used by Societies and other groups around the University.

Societies Bulletin

From time to time, CUSU will e-mail societies subscribed to the Societies Bulletin with relevant information to their activities in the University. To receive these e-mails, just check 'opt-in' in your Societies' Directory entry.

Minibus

CUSU Cars

CUSU has three minibuses, perfect for societies or individual students to use.

Printing and Photocopying

Printing and Photocopying

CUSU offers all students some of the cheapest printing or photocopying in Cambridge, with prices starting from 5p a page. You can also produce newsletters, booklets etc. with our desktop publishing software.

CUSU Conference Room

Conference Room Hire

The Conference Room in CUSU can be booked for any society meetings, and can be equipped with state of the art conference calling facilities and projection equipment.

Communications

SRCF

Webspace and mailing list services - from the SRCF

The Student-Run Computing Facility (SRCF) provides free webspace and computing facilities including e-mail and mailing list facilities, without bureaucracy.

The SRCF is separate to CUSU, but CUSU provides support in the form of space in our server room.

E-mail forwarding service

E-mail forwarding service, giving societies a permanent e-mail address (in the form mysociety@cusu.cam.ac.uk) which forwards mail on to the present officers.

Mail

Mail Service (CUSU-MS)

The CUSU Mail Service delivers next-day, FREE, to all 31 Colleges, and is the only university wide way for students and societies to send post straight to individual pidgeonholes. Bulk mailings incur a surcharge which helps keep the rest of the service free.

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Events listings with events@cam

events@cam is our event listing service, where societies and groups can list their events online.

Publications

Listings in TCS

The Cambridge Student newspaper runs a listings service. Contact the Business Manager for further information and pricings.

Societies Services

We are always seeking to expand the services, facilities and information we can provide for societies.

Please contact the CUSU Coordinator if you have any questions or suggestions.