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EDI Student Groups and Societies

There are a range of student-run groups at St Mary's - as well as societies managed by the Students' Union - related to race, gender, sexuality and disability.

I'm Mature Society

LGBTQ+ Society

UK: ME Society

No Ordinary Society & No Ordinary Sport

Afro-Caribbean Society (ACS)

BAME Student Network

Please contact Melina Healy at to get involved.

Disability Students Network

Please contact Mairead Watson at to get involved.

The Student Engagement Group

Want your voices heard? Get involved with the Student Engagement Student Group, which is a standing focus group for St Mary’s students to feed back on anything and everything, with support from staff and Student Union members. There’s usually a free drink and snacks involved and it’s a great way to meet other students at SMU as well as a brilliant experience to add to your CV! If you’re interested, get in touch with Elizabeth at

The EDI for Students Group

This is a group which comprises of students, the Students’ Union, and staff. The focus of which is to highlight, address, and improve all aspects of Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion across the university for all of our students. This might include your academic experience, life on campus or any other areas of student life that you wish to raise. Everyone is welcome to join and help us work together to make a difference. For more information or to join a meeting, contact or

Sport St Mary’s and the SU Sport President are working together with the Widening Participation Team to increase the number and range of inclusive sporting opportunities. If you have ideas or would like to get incolved please contact orNikki.anghileri@stmary’