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University of Sheffield Sociology Society

Image of Sociology President Cameron BakerWelcome from the President

"Welcome to the University of Sheffield Sociology Society. SocSoc is run by a student elected committee to both welcome you to the Department, and to support you through your time here at Sheffield. We are the most social and best society in the University; we strive in providing a friendly, inclusive and informative support service for anyone who is part of the department.

I have no doubt that myself, the committee and the rest of the society will do everything we can to make sure you settle in, enjoy and flourish while being part of the University of Sheffield family."

- Cameron Baker, SocSoc President 2017/18

So what does SocSoc offer?

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Academic support

To support you throughout your studies our Academic Rep organizes extra-curricular support and help for first and second year students. Throughout the year the society will provide members with the chance to be part of group revision sessions, career events and the student lead seminar series; which allows students to run their own seminars on topics they have a passion for.

Image of Soc Soc socialSocials & events

SocSoc is a very social society and holds a variety activities & events throughout the year. We enjoy organising activities that cater for everybody such as themed nights out, bar crawls, pub quizzes, day trips, cocktail making sessions, movie nights & more, with many at discounted rates! We also hold annual events that are not to be missed such as the End of Year Ball and the society trip away... keep up-to-date with our social media to find out the surprise destination.

Image of Soc Soc in BudapestCharity & volunteering

Do you want to get involved in something fulfilling whilst studying? Interested in charity work or volunteering to help boost your CV? Our volunteering duo is committed to organising fundraising events for worthwhile causes. SocSoc is proud to continue working with Roundabout charity this year, which provides shelter, support and life skills to young people in Sheffield.

Image of Soc Soc Football teamImage of Soc Soc Netball teamSports & activities

SocSoc has been running football and netball teams for years! Joining our football and/or netball teams is a great way to meet new friends and keep fit. Teams meet once a week for leisurely games and training, which you can do at your own pace! We also get involved in inter-departmental competitions throughout the year—perfect for the more competitive sociologist!

Image of the SocSoc End of Year Ball

Contacts and membership

If you have any questions or you would like to get involved with the committee you can also email us at: sociologysoc@shef.ac.uk

Additionally you can direct email our President Cameron Baker at: cjbaker1@sheffield.ac.uk

There is also a notice board in the Elmfield building, near the reception desk, where you can find additional information.

Membership costs just £25 and is valid for your full three years at uni. This can be bought at the activities fair or on the SU's website. (Link to the membership sign up page).

Being a SocSoc member not only gets you involved in the society but enables you to take part in our activities at a cheaper price, gives you discounts at various popular bars and ensures discounts on our lovely SocSoc merchandise!

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