Connect With Your Community

Connect With Your Community

The following pages provide information on how you can meet new friends and get involved with your community.


Here you can find opportunities to volunteer with UNSW or with an external not-for-profit organisation. Volunteering is an excellent way to give back to your community, whilst making new friends and gaining confidence in working towards something meaningful.

Most of the opportunities have been approved by UNSW Advantage as eligible for inclusion on your Australian Higher Graduation Statement.

Clubs and societies

With 200 clubs to choose from, joining a club is a great way to meet people who share your interests and make new friends.

Publications and social media

Here you can find blogs, magazines and social media for students. You can also develop your writing and communication skills by volunteering on student publications.


There are a number of exciting competitions happening around UNSW, which give you the opportunity to test your abilities in a particular field, usually whilst working in a team of students on a project.

Religious groups

Religious group include: Anglican, Buddhist, Catholic, Coptic Orthodox, Greek Orthodox, Islamic, Jewish, Pentecostal, Presbyterian and Uniting Church.

ALLY network for LGBTQI

Support networks for lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, queer and intersex students.

Community diversity

Support for diversity and anti-discrimination at UNSW.

See also