Clubs and Societies

Below are all of the current clubs and societies at PCA. If you'd like to join one or more, please fill in this form.

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Animal Rights Society

Society Leads: Esme Bennett and Greta Johnson 

Bringing together vegan students (and people interested in living plant-based) to discuss animal rights issues, provide a safe space to meet other like-minded people, exchange resources and make friends! We will be putting on fun and informative events and fundraising for the caused we are passionate about.

Artists For Change Society

Society Lead: Jessie Hill

The Artists For Change Society works with charities and within the community to use art for good. Joining the society would give you the opportunity to work with like-minded people who are interested in volunteering projects and opportunities.

Cat Society

Society Lead: Beth Mundy

This society has been set up to help and support animal charities through fundraising, events and awareness, both local and worldwide.

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Christian Union

Group Lead: Emilia Caddick

As a Christian Union, we aim to encourage and empower each other as we learn together about the challenges the world presents. This group is perfect if you are looking for like-minded friends or you are simply curious about the Christian faith. Each Monday we meet and talk, pray, encourage or simply spend time with one another. We also meet with the University of Plymouth Christian Union. Please get in touch if you have any further questions.

Cosplay Society

Society Lead: Chloe Butterly

Interested in Cosplay, or just want to find out more? Want to meet others with similar interests? Join us to find out more!

Creative Enterprise Society

Society Lead: Shri Gunasekara

The Creative Enterprise Society is for anyone who may be interested in freelance work, creating their own business, collaboration or otherwise. Find like-minded individuals, run your own events, enrich your Profession Practice module and CV, and much more!

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Designers Of Tomorrow

Society Lead: Rian Harford and Maha Taher

This is a society aimed at celebrating and promoting all disciplines of design. Our goal is to highlight our members, their work and the local community. We look to provide networking and design opportunities by bringing in outside speakers, working with local groups and holding socials. DOT will serve as a platform to expand design knowledge, provide live experience and support collaboration while also having fun in the process!

Dungeons and Dragons Society

Society Lead: Jessica Hill

The Dungeons and Dragons Society is a place to fulfil all your fantasy, role-playing and evil needs. Take your fancy? Try out the D&D Society today!

Film Club

Club Lead: Samuel Williams

We meet each Monday in the Plymouth Art Cinema to watch films of varying genres and origins in a cinema setting. The club is open to all courses and throughout the year we'll do seasonal and themed nights - suggestions welcome. See you there!


LGBTQ+ Society

Society Leads: Nath Stark and Cameron Long

Are you a member of the LGBTQ+ community or simply just a friend of the community who wants to be more involved? Join in!

Musical Theatre Society

Society Lead: Aimee Burton

Do you love musicals? Do you have a passion for theatre? Want to sing, dance, set design or be involved in other ways?

Online Book Club

Donna Gundry (Head of Library Services)

The library would like to start an Online Book Club, which is open to any students who might be interested in attending. We will virtually meet once or twice a month, and all the books will be easily available ebooks and chosen by the group. 

If you are interested in being involved please email

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Parents Support Group

Group Lead: Yazmin Labban

This group was set up for any parents studying or working in PCA to come together as a support group.

Photography Society

Society Lead: Harry McCallum, Mia Hollywood, Jaymee Lewis and Dan Dayment

Interested in the photographic? No matter your discipline or skill level, come and join in!

Podcasting Club

Club Lead: Nick John

The aim of the club is to bring people together with an interest in audio and podcasting. Informal and for all skill levels, be a part of a group that can help you develop your ideas, collaborate and gain expertise. 

Join the club to manage and realise your creative podcast aspirations!

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Poetry Club

Club Lead: Mal Bielecka

This club is for people who want to share their writing and poetry. You can take part in poetry workshops, slams and much more.

Print Club

Ran by Painting, Drawing and Printmaking Students

This group is run and attended by our PDP students that is open to anyone. To discuss and explore traditional and alternative printing processes.

Rock Climbing Club

Club Lead: Alex Conabere

This club is for people who want to get into climbing - both beginners and those with lots of experience welcome. We use the facilities at Plymouth Life Centre. It is a great way to try something new and push yourself!

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Rollerskating Society

Society Leads: Alexandra Holmes and Kelly Balment

Our society aims to build a group of people who are enthusiastic about improving their rollerskating skills, it will cater for all abilities and provide the chance to meet like-minded people.

Seasonal Society

Society Lead: Adam Stringwell

We are passionate about the seasons and the holidays, we want to celebrate them all! So, join us on Easter, Valentine's Day, Halloween, Christmas, St Patrick's Day, and all the more obscure ones in between!

Sewing Society

Society Lead: Helen Layfield 

Join our society if you're interested in sewing and want to join meet like-minded individuals.


Skate Society

Society Lead: Jack Radford

Have you always wanted to learn how to skate, or are you an experienced skater looking for spots and locals to hang with? We accept all skaters, from all disciplines whether beginner or experienced, everyone is welcome to join in and have a go.

Surf Society

Society Lead: William Harvey

Whether you're a beginner, an avid surfer or somewhere in between, join us for group surfing trips - get taught all the basics, practice riding the waves or impress the rest with your tricks! 🤙

Tabletop Games Society

Society Lead: Marcus Rees

We are an all-inclusive society for anyone and everyone who wants to meet some new friends, have a few cold beverages and some snacks, relax over an evening with friends around a table (flipping the table when you lose, of course). Make sure to invite your friends along, and let's bring back the ancient art of having fun without needing technology around!

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Video Games Club

Club Lead: Connor Carter

Do you want to find new people interested in the same games that you are, or perhaps you just need a new video games buddy? Come along and join us - game suggestions welcome!

Yoga Classes (Virtual)

Class Lead: Eleonora Shishmanova

Eleonora from Student Support is offering weekly yoga sessions in the comfort of your own room. Accessible for everyone,  all you need a mat and comfortable clothing. Zoom links will be sent out via email.

Zine Club

Club Lead: Lou Holland

An opportunity for people to learn about and create their own DIY publications.


Why not start your own?

Start your own society with just 6-10 signatures!

If you don't see anything that takes your fancy here, why not make your own society? You can pop into the SU Office for a printed copy or email the SU President at for a digital copy, then you just need a minimum of 6 signatures to get started!