Student Life

UNSW Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences is one of the largest faculties of our kind in Australia. Studying at the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences will prepare you for your chosen career upon graduation and will provide you with lifelong memories and great friendships. Life at UNSW offers plenty of opportunities to engage in causes you care about and connect with like-minded people. Choose from over a hundred student-run clubs and societies, get involved in almost anything from the Chocolate Society to Oxfam UNSW. 

Joining a club or society is a great way of meeting people who share your interests. There are over 150 registered clubs and societies on campus so it’s easy to find one that suits you. When you study at the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences you automatically become a member of the UNSW Arts Society: ArtsSoc. 

You can take your experience at university beyond the classroom through study overseas or undertaking a professional experience opportunity. You can also enrol in our Arts & Social Sciences Peer Mentoring Program either as a mentee or a mentor. 

Campus Life

There's always something going on around campus to interest, entertain and engage you. Ensure you never miss out on the latest news, events or other student activities by going to Campus Life


The UNSW Arts Society (ArtSoc) is for students who are currently studying any UNSW Arts & Social Sciences degrees. 

ArtsSoc provides engagement and support for current students with their university experience. This includes activities such as BBQs, mentoring, parties, talks and other social activities. 


Arc is UNSW’s student life organisation, offering activities and events outside the classroom, from volunteering opportunities and Roundhouse parties to clubs and societies. 

Visit ARC to discover more about its affiliated clubs or kickstart a society of your own – Arc offers training and resources to get you started.