Start a New Student Group

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Please note we currently are unable to approve any new student groups due to COVID-19. However you can still submit this form and it will be proccessed when we return to campus. 


Start your own club, society or volunteering group!

If you would like to get involved by starting your own student group, then complete the form below and a member of the Activities team will be in touch to help you get your group up and running. You will want to consider if an existing group exists already so check out our societies, sports clubs, and student volunteering projects, you may also want to consider if your idea is unique or if it will be a benefit to students at De Montfort University.

Before you start, here are a few things to consider: 

If you decide to start your own Student Group, the Activities will support you with:

  • One-to-one development sessions

  • Room bookings

  • Self-funding account

  • Access to DSU student group training;

  • Webpage

  • Membership support

  • Stall at Activities Fair

To run a student group you will need a dedicated team, the roles you'll need at the start are: 

  • Chairperson

  • Health and Safety Officer

  • Treasurer

  • Secretary

This form is a register of interesting in starting a group, this will be passed onto the Activities team who will be in touch to talk it through with you.

Student Name: 

P Number :

Email Address:




Please provide us with as much detail as possible about the activity you want to carry out. (Think about what you will exist for, what will you do, who are you aimed at and what will you want to achieve?)

Name of club, society or volunteering group:



What are the aims of the club, society or volunteering group:

Do you have any other students who are willing to support you in this activity? If so please enter their name and P number:


Will your group regularly work with any external organisations? If yes, please state who and their web links. 

(Church, Charity, National/ Local Organisations etc)