The Joly, the College’s geological society, aims to inspire and enlighten its members in the nature of Earth’s formation. Blending topical relaxed talks with field trips around Ireland, members gain insight into the workings of our dynamic planet.
The DU Pirate Party is a society political in nature, driven by the belief that civil liberties and personal freedoms should take precedence over private and corporate interests.
The Meditation Society aims to assist with the emotional and spiritual development of College students and staff by teaching the ‘mindfulness’ of breathing’ and ‘cultivation of loving kindness’ meditation practices.
Dublin University Scandinavian Society is the hub for Nordic students in Trinity.
The society aims in charming its members by showcasing the culture of India. Hence events such as food nights, screening Bollywood movies, celebrating Indian festivals and many more will be organized.
The Animation Society Trinity College Dublin, aims to expose its members to a variety of animation techniques.
Dublin University Hiking Society (better known as Trinity Hiking) exists to promote hillwalking within the College community.
Trinity Investors is the society for any ambitious student. We offer unrivaled employment and networking opportunities with leading banking & finance firms such as IIFT, ICAP, and Goldman Sachs. Our famed guest speakers, recruitment drives and career workshops make us the premier society in Trinity. Join us this Freshers’ Week and give yourself the edge.
The Society aims to foster knowledge and appreciation of all forms of food and to arrange classes, tastings, lectures etc. to this end.
Trinity College Horse Racing Society is one Trinity's newest and most exciting societies.
The Uí Chadhain/ Tone Sinn Féin cumann, Trinity College is the Trinity College branch affiliated to Sinn Féin. We are an activist political party dedicated to ending partition and obtaining a thirty two county socialist republic.
The Union is a scripture-based and non-denominational fellowship whose members confess Jesus Christ as their Saviour and Lord and who as a body of believers, united in Christ, seek to work towards the aims of the Union.
The recently formed fashion society hopes to provide an outlet for fashion minded ladies and gents throughout Trinity from front arch to the Hamilton.
Founded in September 1999, the Dublin University Sign Language Society actively promotes deaf awareness and Irish Sign Language (ISL) in Trinity.
The Korean Society intends to ride the hallyu wave and share a passion for Korean culture with all Trinity students.
We are one of the most prominent political party societies on campus and engage in many activities across campus.
The Werner Chemical Society has been instrumental in encouraging and maintaining interest in the Chemical Sciences within College.
Founded in 2010, Trinity Student Managed Fund is Europe’s first and only investment fund that is run entirely by students.
The Knitting Society aims to promote, share and teach knitting and other yarn crafts.
Aspiring aficionados of Hispanic culture, we bring to you the warmth, colour, flavour and excitement of the Spanish-speaking world.
The Trinity College Environment Society is TCD's student environmental group.
The Central Societies Committee (CSC) is the body responsible for student societies in Trinity College
The aim of the Cumann Gaelach is to promote the Irish language and culture within the College. The aim of the Cumann Gaelach is to promote the Irish language and culture within the College, in order to allow students to maintain an interest and ability in the language after finishing their secondary education.
We are an activist group dedicated to total animal liberation
Vincent de Paul aims to promote charity by working through a person to person contact, encompassing every form of aid that alleviates suffering and promotes the dignity and integrity of humankind.
Trinity Greens is affiliated to the Green Party/Comhaontas Glas and is a member group of the Irish Young Greens, a national organisation representing campus groups and greens less than 26 years of age.
DU History Society, currently in its 77th session, is a society run for the benefit of students interested in or studying history. DU History Society mixes academic lectures with social events, making it a friendly, engaging and informative society to be involved in.
We promote the development of various juggling skills: facilitating everyone from complete beginners to experts, we run regular workshops in poi, ball and club juggling, diablo, staff and devil sticks, and occasional ones promoting such skills as unicycle riding.
This Society promotes Irish traditional music in the College.
The Dublin University Paintball and Speedball Society runs regular paintball and speedball trips throughout the year. Trinity students of all ages and fitness levels are welcome to join and no previous experience is necessary.
The society aims to promote awareness of gender-related issues.
Throughout the year the Geographical Society holds several talks regarding contemporary and traditional issues in human and physical geography. We run social events such as the Christmas quiz and the Earth Ball, as well as exploring a part of the world on our yearly field trip.
Digital Arts is a diverse area which incorporates aspects of music, film, and the visual arts.
The Trinity College Yoga Society aims to give students the opportunity to practice the different styles of yoga, for a very affordable price.
Dublin University Law Society has been active in Trinity for over 70 years. It is a committed and successful faculty society, and also a general social and debating society. Activities throughout the year reflect the social and academic aims of the society, from hosting the Dublin University Intervarsity Moot Court, to formal and informal social outings and also the publication of the Trinity College Law Review.
Trinity Entrepreneurial Society is the primary business and careers focused society on campus.
D.U. Players is Trinity’s Drama Society. They are responsible for around 40 student productions a year.
The Dublin University Laurentian society aims to provide a platform for the discussion of various different cultural, historical and societal issues from a Catholic perspective
The Chapel Choir aims to promote church music in its intended liturgical setting but it is not a religious grouping.
The Botany society aims to further interest in Botany and to promote Environmental awareness amongst the student population by organising lectures, talks, discussions, walks, film showings, field trips and other related events.
Founded in 1976 to review conceptual and technological advances in diverse areas of microbiology, mycology, virology and biotechnology.
The Germanic Society aims to kindle and encourage a love of German culture, and the cultures of other German-speaking European countries, to run cultural events, and to provide a meeting space for Trinity staff and students from or interested in German-speaking Europe
The objectives of DUPSA are to promote awareness of the current pharmaceutical industry in Ireland and the changing legislation in the practice of pharmacy.
SWSS is an anti-capitalist society that campaigns on political, environmental, social and student issues. SWSS works with other left-wing and environmentalist groups to achieve common goals in College and further afield.
Since our founding in 1983 we have held have held the following values close to our heart:
Dublin University Amnesty International is Trinity's branch of the world's largest grassroots human rights organisation. Amnesty International campaigns for the release of prisoners of conscience and urges authorities to respect the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Fancy yourself as the next Miles Davis…?
The Engineering Society was established to promote the Engineering profession in Trinity College. The 145th session of Dublin University Engineering Society is about to begin. We are very pleased to launch our brand new website.
The Mature Students Society is open to all registered students and members of staff in Trinity College. Since its founding in 1982, the society has grown in both numbers and confidence.
"Trinity Cards Society aims to provide a friendly and competitive environment for playing all card games, including Texas Hold’em Poker and Bridge.
This bright society plans events for its members such as guest speakers, race nights, karaoke nights, networking nights, "team-building" trips away, sports leagues, trading games and lots, lots more.
The Metaphysical Society (or Metafizz) is the "real philosophical society" of the College.
In light of the fact that Europe is a constantly changing entity, this society aims to generate interest in where Europe is going and why, and to provide a forum for all students and staff to engage in debate regarding European issues.
The Trinity Labour Society is a branch of the Labour Party and aims to promote Socialism on campus. It enables students to become politically active in the furtherance of "Community", "Freedom", “Equality” and "Democracy".
From the four corners of the world, we came ashore, knowing little of local customs and brimming with superstitions and old sayings.
DU Archaeological Society aims to provide the student body with up to date information on Archaeology in Ireland and further afield, including excavations, events and career opportunities.
The University Philosophical Society, (aka The Phil), is Trinity College’s premier student society. Founded in the 17th century, initially as a paper-reading society for the “discourse of philosophy, mathematics, and other polite literature”, the society has since evolved to incorporate a wider range of activities in modern times.
Trinity Gamers is dedicated to the enjoyment of all games, including board games, war games, role-playing games and card games.
Netsoc is Dublin University Internet Society, and is devoted to all things ‘internet’.
The society aims to bring students and staff who have an interest in neuroscience together through organising talks on the subject and events where members can meet and socialise.
The College Classical Society is the place for all those interested in the classical worlds of Greece & Rome, whether that means reading Homer or watching 300.
Q Soc is Trinity’s LGBT Society. It’s open to all students whether lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or straight wanting to socialise with others interested in queer culture, politics and society.
Russian Society was founded to help people understand the aspects of culture and traditions of the country, to learn more about the people and the ways of Russia.
AIESEC Trinity is the society for any student that wants to gain employable skills and stand out from the crowd.
The Suas Trinity Society gives you the chance to contribute directly to improving the lives of children in the developing world. With Suas, you can participate in our Dublin mentoring projects as well as the overseas volunteer programme in primary schools in Mombasa, Nairobi and Calcutta. You can organize or participate in our fundraising events, the proceeds of which go directly to specifically chosen projects.
Theo (College Theological Society), based in the GMB, is one of Trinity College's oldest societies. It regularly holds guest lectures and informal talks on a wide variety of topics, as well as social events, such as parties and film nights, providing a fun and relaxed environment for members to enjoy.
Trinity College Singers is a popular society around campus, with a reputation for producing high-quality choral music. It was nominated in the Best Small Society category in the 2012 Society of the Year Awards.
The Early Irish Society exists to promote an interest in the study of the Early Irish language in the University and to preserve and promote an interest in its literature, law, social history, archaeology and palaeography.
Dublin University Business and Economics Society ( DUBES)
We're a group of fun loving guys and girls who share a common love of Pool. We run plenty of events throughout the year and our facebook page is your first place for updates.
For six weeks each academic year, Trinity FM takes to the air on 92.1 FM showcasing the brightest and best of Trinity talent. Additionally TFM streams live online at www.trinityfm.org every Monday to Thursday from 1800-00.00! ''
The Muslim Student Association was formed to contribute to the cultural enrichment of the diverse College communities.
'The Hist is the longest established student organisation in Trinity College Dublin and the oldest student society in the world. The Society first met on Wednesday, 21st of March 1770, thirteen students meeting in the Senior Common Room, and since then has seen great Irish figures such as Wolfe Tone, Robert Emmet, Oscar Wilde, Samuel Beckett, Ernest Walton, Douglas Hyde and Mary Robinson become members.
The Dublin University Mathematical Society runs weekly events for anyone with an interest in mathematics.
The Japanese Society aims to provide the opportunity for TCD students to get to know more about the Japanese culture.
Founded in 1837, Choral Society is Trinity’s oldest and largest choir. We are a four part mixed voice choir, consisting of undergraduates, postgraduates and staff. Choral specialises in performing large scale choral works with full orchestral accompaniment both within and outside the walls of Trinity.
The Jewish society serves as the voice of the Jewish community at TCD and contributes to a greater understanding of Jewish life, tradition and culture on campus, including the contemporary situation.
"Established in 1984, Trinity Politics Society aims to promote discussion of politics and current affairs among students in Trinity College Dublin.
The aims of the society are to stimulate interest in Biochemistry, and related disciplines and also to promote closer contact and co-operation between all students and staff who share that interest.
The Literary Society brings together aspiring writers of all kinds and caters to all those interested in literature.
The Visual Arts Society aims to broaden awareness of and participation in Ireland’s vibrant and dynamic visual arts scene.
ELSA aims to establish lasting contacts amongst young lawyers and law students within ELSA Ireland through an educational and social association.
The aim of Music Society is to encourage as many genres of music as possible.
The Genetical Society is for people interested in new and exciting developments in genetics that have either a scientific or social significance.
Trinity Arts Festival (TAF) is a celebration of the creative arts within the student community. The goal of the festival is to highlight and cultivate the creative dimension of the student community, drawing on the talent already existent within the arts-based student societies.
The Afro-Caribbean Society aim to promote diversity on campus and to facilitate a forum for education about African and Caribbean cultures.
The Chinese society host events that are designed to help Chinese students integrate with other students of other nationalities, and vice versa.
Physoc (physics society) is a society for those with a passion for physics.
Come join us, speak a bit of French and enjoy a taste of French culture!
The Society welcomes all TCD students and staff who share an interest in Italian culture.
This is Trinity’s society for modern, alternative and rock music.
SEAS was set up as a platform for students from the South East Asian region to meet and at the same time promote South East Asian culture through hosting of various local festivals and other events.
The Society was founded in 1984 to promote communication between the Irish students of Trinity College and those coming from abroad.
"Dublin University Comedy Society is the student run Comedy Society for Trinity College Dublin. The society's aim is to foster an appreciation for all things comic and it is the largest student comedy society in the country.
Trinity's branch of the Free Legal Advice Centres (FLAC) is dedicated to raising awareness about the impact of the law on society and campaigning for reform, as well as providing legal services to Trinity students.
The society runs the Peer Support and Peer Mentoring programmes for the student body.
Our aim is to provide interesting speakers, screenings and workshops in the hope of raising awareness of issues relating to international development and global justice.
The aims of the Psychology Society are to promote the field of psychology within College and to demonstrate the subject’s importance and relevance to everyday life.
TEF is Ireland’s first student-led economic forum.
Biosoc (short for Dublin University Biological Association) is Trinity's medical society. Founded in 1874, we encourage interest in medicine and healthcare within College, and increase the interaction between students of medicine and other medical sciences and the wider community.
Capoeira is a Brazilian martial art that envelopes a cultural blend of music, acrobatics and martial arts. The society provides regular capoeira classes on campus.
Established in 1948, the Photography Association offers members the opportunity to improve their photography skills, while providing a forum for exhibiting their work. The association holds classes on darkrooms, composition, aesthetics, Adobe Photoshop, SLR cameras and portrait photography. Digital SLRs, film SLRs, lenses, tripods and books are available for rent, and supplies can be purchased at a discount from two Dublin camera shops.
Trinity College Cancer Society is one of the largest societies on campus and the only third level education cancer society in Ireland
Trinity Orchestra is the only entirely student-run orchestra in Ireland. The orchestra features some of Ireland’s most talented musicians, with members coming from every corner of Trinity, brought together by their love for music
The Chess Club caters for all levels of players and those who want to learn more about the game.
The aim of the society is to promote interest in zoological areas; through field trips, talks and social evenings. We hope to create a greater interest in the field amongst staff and students.
The aim of the society is to promote the discussion of diplomacy and diplomatic affairs, to give visibility to current international affairs and provide a platform for discussion and networking, to acquaint students with the activities and mechanisms of embassies and foreign affairs departments and, guide students considering a diplomatic career.
The Modern Languages’ Society allows Trinity students to participate in language-oriented and foreign culture events, including weekly classes in various languages at several levels.
Founded in 2009, TrinityTV's objective is to film, edit and broadcast videos of college events.
The Voluntary Tuition Programme is a partnership between Trinity students, parents and volunteers from the local communities of Pearse Street and Ringsend.
The DU Film society exists to produce, edit and exhibit works of cinema and to facilitate education in both film production and appreciation.
The aim of the society is to promote art and craftwork in TCD and to provide a workshop and facilities for its members.
It takes two to tango, and that’s why we want YOU to join us at DU Dance this year for the dance of your life!