Student Societies

Student Societies

Aberdeen Dental Society

We aim to raise awareness and profile of the Institute of Dentistry, as well as organise social, educational, and vocational events for students and staff.

Aberdeen DermSoc

Aberdeen DermSoc aims to widen student knowledge of dermatology and promote interest in dermatological careers.

Dermatology at the University of Aberdeen forms only a small part of our curriculum, with approximately 2 weeks designated to the speciality.  Our society believes students could benefit from further exposure to the field and aims to achieve this through talks and tutorials pertaining to dermatology. 

Aberdeen GP Society

Aberdeen GP Society aims to promote general practice as a career to medical students, providing talks and practical events throughout the year.

If you are interested in breadth of knowledge and lifelong learning in many branches of medicine, General Practice could be for you. The GP Society aims to provide you with talks and practical events lead by experienced and knowledgeable GP’s, so you can have some prior knowledge of the career to help you decide if General Practice is for you.

Aberdeen HeartStart

A student run society involved in teaching school pupils some basic life support

HeartStart is an exciting student run society which allows members to teach basic first aid to school pupils. We teach pupils in the Aberdeen area and want to promote the importance and practice of safe and effective basic life support.

Aberdeen Marrow

We are a pioneering student charity who find matches for blood cancer patients needing a lifesaving transplant

We are Aberdeen Marrow, a pretty special bunch of students who help save the lives of people with blood cancer. We are part of a student network of over 40 UK universities and 7 abroad that volunteers for the charity Anthony Nolan.  Their vision is, ultimately, to save the lives of everyone who needs a bone marrow or stem transplant.  In order to achieve this, Aberdeen Marrow helps to find bone marrow and stem cell donors for those in need of a transplant and raise precious funds for the vital work of Anthony Nolan!

Aberdeen Medic Outreach Society

AMOS aims to widen access to medical school and consequently the medical profession

The Aberdeen Medic Outreach Society aims to widen access to medical school by providing support and opportunities for high school students when applying to and entering medical school.

Aberdeen Medical Humanities Society

A society that showcases the rigour and beauty of medicine through works of art, literature, music and history.

As future doctors, we believe in improving the quality of life through proficient health management. We have chosen to pursue a career in one of the hardest, most emotionally complex professions. This Society is a place for you to explore the intricate meaning of medicine: the place it holds in history, the unique and unifying experiences of generations of doctors and, most importantly, the value it has to patients past, present, and future.

Aberdeen Medical Women’s Association

The mission of AMWA is to promote female leadership and empower women to achieve their professional ambitions within medicine and academic research.

We aim to achieve this through holding career-focused events and workshops for members to learn new skills, create personal and professional connections through an established mentorship programme and small group meetings to allow members to discuss and share opportunities and challenges.  Overall, AMWA hopes to promote female leadership and to overturn gender stereotypes and achieve equality in the workplace, especially in surgery and academic medicine.

 Aberdeen Medics Badminton Club

Medics Badminton Club for all levels and abilities

Aberdeen Medics Badminton Society is a fun, relaxed society where everyone from beginners to experts can come along to participate.  Each session has free time and organised games.  Each year we send a team to SNIMS. 

Aberdeen Medics Basketball Club

Aberdeen Medics Basketball Club 

The Medics basketball club offers a great opportunity for those of all skill levels to play some basketball in a relaxed and fun environment. Everyone is welcome; those who’d like to try something new, those who’ve played for years and everything in between. Weekly sessions will be held at ASV and after 18 months of lockdown various fun socials throughout the term will be much appreciated to get to know everyone better off the court.

Aberdeen Medics Football Club

Founded by medical students for all medical science students, we marry the social and competitive sides of football that prioritise good attitude and a sense of humour.

We are the only medical sports team to compete against other university teams in the BUCS league.  We also take part against other medical schools in the annual SNIMS (which we won this year 2016-17) and NAMS events.  We also focus on the social side, regularly hosting 7s matches at ASV as well as regular socials throughout the year (both are a crucial part of AUMFC).

All are welcome, so come along to our trials and see how you get on!

Aberdeen Medics Netball Team

Medics Netball Society

A very inclusive netball society open to all medics, regardless of your netball ability! A great way to meet other medics and socialise as well as learning new skills and games while playing netball. A great way to get involved in SNIMS and get social!

Aberdeen Medics Rugby Football Club

A rugby team within the medical school welcoming to members from all backgrounds.

The AMRFC is a rugby club affiliated with the university and medical school who play in the SRU Caledonia leagues at weekends. We offer a high standard of rugby with regular training sessions and social events. Both player membership and social membership is available. As well as yearly competition in the Scottish and Northern Irish Medical Schools competition (SNIMS), charity fundraising events and tours, we hope to offer our members a close group of friends who will support them through university and beyond. Regardless of rugby experience and university course, you will be welcomed into the AMRFC with open arms.

Aberdeen MedTech

Aberdeen MedTech strives to raise awareness of the role of technology in health care amongst medical students.

As a society, we aim to create a space for medical students to familiarize themselves with the technologies that could transform the practice of medicine. As such, our events will include talks from clinicians, engineers and entrepreneurs that have contributed to MedTech innovation. Moreover, data analysis is the cornerstone of medical research and coding is becoming a critical skill in various disciplines. Therefore, we also aim to provide students with the fundamental knowledge in these areas through the organisation of practical workshops. Through this, we strive to equip students with the tools to keep up with the increasingly digitised landscape of medicine.

 Aberdeen Musical Medics Society (AMMS)

Student led musical society with instrumental groups including an orchestra, choir, jazz and trad groups.

The musical medics society is a non-auditioning society for medical students of all standards of musical ability to play together in a social and inclusive setting. We run an orchestra and multiple ensembles with the option for smaller groups and soloists to perform with us at our annual Christmas charity concert. Rehearsals are arranged around our busy schedules and run weekly from the start of the year in September until the concert in December. Throughout the year we also have regular socials and post rehearsal pub trips! Whatever you play we’ve got space for you.

Aberdeen Obstetrics & Gynaecological Society

Enrich student knowledge of reproductive and genitourinary medicine and promote a career in obstetrics and gynaecology to medical students.

The society offers an insight into the care of the pregnant woman and management of diseases specific to women and sexual health. We aim to promote a career in Obstetrics and Gynaecology as well as Genitourinary medicine through talks and workshops. The society hopes to engage students through a range of educational opportunities from revision seminars and clinical skills practice to student debates. We hope to increase awareness of global matters such as period poverty and female genital mutilation through talks by specialists. In addition, we will fundraise for charities that help protect vulnerable women and support those locally in Aberdeen who have suffered a miscarriage. Be part of a society that will engage its students at all levels, providing knowledge about sub-specialities, research and electives. The society is affiliated with the British Undergraduate Society of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. We welcome students at all levels of medical school to come along, meet the committee and enjoy the range of activities we can offer you as an undergraduate.

Aberdeen Respiratory Medicine Society (ARMS) 

Society dedicated to the teaching and promotion of respiratory medicine. 

Aberdeen Respiratory Medicine society is a student led society dedicated to the promotion of respiratory medicine within the University. We provide revision sessions of the respitory course content and host events spreading awareness of careers in respiratory medicine to medical students. 



 Aberdeen Sustainable Medicine Society

A society set up to raise awareness of sustainable medicine.

The NHS has a goal of net zero by 2040 to achieve this it is vital that everyone works together which includes future doctors learning about how they can be sustainable in their practices. This society is set up to educate and raise awareness on sustainability in the healthcare environment. Through teaching events and carrying out the international planetary health report card which helps us to understand how our medical school could be more environmentally friendly.

Aberdeen Sports and Exercise Medicine Society

Raising awareness of sport and exercise medicine as a speciality and promoting its values

We aim to raise awareness of sport & exercise medicine (SEM). This is a newfound healthcare speciality recognised in 2005 by the NHS. We aim to hold regular events including evening talks from visiting healthcare specialists on SEM topics, providing students with an opportunity to gain relevant work experience, share knowledge and experiences and provide an avenue to conferences/courses/journals.  JOIN TO FIND OUT MORE!

Aberdeen Student Society for Academic Medicine (ASSAM)

Aberdeen Student Society for Academic Medicine (ASSAM) fosters interest in medical research amongst undergraduate medical students

The aims of our society are to inspire medical students to pursue a career in academia and highlight the importance of basic research skills and critical appraisal in every day clinical practice.  Our activities include monthly journal club meetings, public engagement events, and various evenings aimed at preparation for academic foundation program applications.  Our society is also evolving to integrate academically themed dentistry events.

The key event in our calendar is the Academic Careers Evening, where talks are delivered by accomplished clinical academics from a diverse range of specialties.  A high-profile speaker delivers the keynote lecture.

Aberdeen University Anaesthetics Society

We aim to promote interest in the specialty of Anaesthetics

Aberdeen University Anaesthetics Society is a student run society that will organise events throughout the year for those interested in anaesthetics. The society aims to run themed lecture evenings, delivered by experts in the field as well as offering career and CV building advice.

There will also be opportunities for additional training and demonstration of anaesthetic procedures and equipment.

Aberdeen University Ear Nose & Throat

Academic society aimed at promoting and fostering interest in ENT.

ENT is a wide-ranging speciality combining medicine with cutting-edge surgery. The main sub-specialities are otology, rhinology, laryngology, head and neck surgery, facial plastics, and pediatrics. We aim to broaden exposure to this speciality through career talks, practical skills workshops, case-based learning, and more.

Aberdeen University Medic Hockey Club

A fun mixed-gender hockey club for Aberdeen’s Medical Students

We are a mixed-gender recreational hockey club open to medical students of all abilities.  We have over 50 regularly playing members that meet on a semi-regular basis to train for events including matches against the OCT, other university medic teams, ‘Doctors vs. Medics’, 5th years vs. the rest’ and SNIMS.  We also have social events throughout the year such as the Medics Sports Ball and our Christmas Social.  This club is a great opportunity to keep active and meet other like-minded medical students.

Aberdeen University Ophthalmology Society

The ophthalmology society is aimed to provide education, opportunities and promote the speciality to medical students.   

The Aberdeen Ophthalmology Society is open to all who are interested in ophthalmology both as a career or who are wanting to expand their knowledge in this field. We aim to provide teaching sessions on identifying diseases and management as well as practical sessions using various levels of equipment. We welcome students of all levels to come along and get involved!

Aberdeen University Paediatric Society (AUPS)

Aberdeen University Paediatrics Society (AUPS) is a group of medical students interested in paediatrics and child health. We hope to encourage other medical and PA students to explore this specialty.

Aberdeen University Paediatric Society is the student society for all things paediatric medicine!

We offer a variety of different opportunities to support and promote child health, such as volunteering in the Royal Aberdeen Children’s Hospital and teaching paediatric first aid in the community. We also provide insight into the unique and hugely rewarding medical speciality of Paediatrics and host educational events throughout the year. All the while, we fundraise for amazing local childrens’ charities in any way can – from baking to bucketing – and have lots of fun and laughs helping to make poorly children and their families smile too.

Save a Life with AUPS teaches Save a Baby and Child’s Life workshops in the community.

Acute, Critical and Emergency Care Society

ACES is a society aimed at sparking interest in all things acute, critical and emergency medicine!

ACES is an exciting society for anyone with an interest in acute and emergency medicine! Throughout the year we run plenty of fun and stimulating sessions including practical simulation sessions, clinical case-based discussion sessions and lots more too! We also have an opportunity for you to volunteer in the emergency department or AMIA! We can’t wait to welcome you to be a part of ACES this year!

Black Medics Scotland Aberdeen

Black Medics Scotland (BMS) Aberdeen is a UK based organisation (charity) set up to tackle the under-representation of African-Caribbean people within the British medical profession. 

Black Medics Scotland (BMS) Aberdeen is a UK based organisation (charity) set up to tackle the under-representation of African-Caribbean people within the British medical profession. We also aim to provide a network for black medical students and doctors, as well as mentor and offer assistance to black students interested in studying medicine. 

British Medical Association Society 

The BMA is the trade union representing Doctors and Medical Students in the UK. This society encourages participation in the organisation, and gives medical students a voice for change.

Are you a medical student? Are you interested in medical politics? Do you have specific issues with the way your medical degree is handled? If so, consider joining the BMA. The BMA is the trade union that represents doctors and medical students across the UK. We give you support, a voice, and a platform. Sometimes, we even give you pizza. Membership of this society is free to any student BMA member.



A society for medical and PA students that are interested in haematology and oncology

CHaemO is the student oncology and haematology society at the University of Aberdeen.  Our society aims to promote cancer awareness, as well as provide information about the specialties of oncology and haematology and relevent academic research.  We host educational lectures at the University of Aberdeen, as well as carry out revision sessions, host charity events at the Suttie Centre and carry out public engagement projects to promote healthier lifestyles and minimise onco-promoting habits within the student population. We also organise events promoting careers in these specialities.

Christian Medical Fellowship

Uniting and Equipping Christian Medical Students and Doctors

Connect & Grow, Speak & Serve

The Christian Medical Fellowship unites and equips Christian medical students, doctors and nurses to live and speak for Jesus Christ.  We regularly meet to encourage one and other over a meal.

Endocrinology and Diabetes

A society designed to improve students’ learning and the health of the public community in the aspects of the Endocrinology field.

Unlike any other specialties, Endocrinology has rapidly increased in demand, with 1 in 11 people worldwide estimated to suffer from diabetes. The endocrine system is the most important system within our body with functions ranging from controlling mood to growth and development. Endocrinology is dynamic with research ranging from transgender medicine to thyroid cancer. Our society aims to bring exciting insight with topical debates, podcasts, career talks, and guest lectures by innovative UK researchers and patients with rare conditions. We also conduct revision workshops and fundraise for local charities. Are you ready to join our society to benefit the world?


Foresterhill Muslim Students Association (FHMSA - A subcommittee of Aberdeen University Muslim Students Association)

Providing Muslim Students with representation and support on the Foresterhill Campus, involving the entire population based at Foresterhill.

We aim to provide academic and spiritual support for Muslim students at Foresterhill campus. However, we welcome all students to our events.

This subcommittee is created to allow students in Foresterhill to participate with the longstanding and reputable faith-based society, AUMSA. Our events include fundraising, charity week, revision lectures, seminars and ethical debates.

Friends of David Nott Foundation Aberdeen

We are a university branch of the David Nott Foundation who plan to share knowledge on humanitarian and trauma surgery as well as raise money for the charity.

The David Nott Foundation is a charity that aims to teach surgeons skills that are required for humanitarian surgical work in austere environments. As a representative of this foundation, we aim to provide teaching for students interested in humanitarian surgical work, support the charity, and provide opportunities for people to learn more about humanitarian work. We hope to host talks on humanitarian surgery, surgical workshops, and enjoyable fundraisers throughout the year.

Friends of Médecins Sans Frontières Aberdeen

We are passionate for the humanitarian work of Médecins Sans Frontières Aberdeen, and we support them through fundraising and raising awareness in addition to our variety of fun and social events!

At Aberdeen FoMSF, we support the work of Médecins Sans Frontières by fundraising and raising awareness for the humanitarian work MSF carry out. We as a student society are also passionate for highlighting topics related to the work MSF do such as health inequality and conflict. From fun socials, guest speakers, to our online shop, and much more, there are many ways to get involved! There’s a wide variety of students you can meet, and we welcome anyone with a passion for MSF and their ethos with warm open arms!

Gastroenterology and Hepatology Society

GastroHep promotes interest in Gastroenterology, Hepatology and General Surgery as specialties and supports students in their learning of these fascinating topics!

GastroHep aims to promote all things GI and HPB! Unsure of whether you want to go into medicine or surgery? We cover both fields, hosting many events to show the diverse nature of these specialists! We will also be delivering numerous teaching and revision events throughout the year, consolidating knowledge learnt in class as well as helping you out when it comes to exams.  We have a GUT feeling that we will de-LIVER some of the most useful and exciting events this year, and we would love you to join us!

Geriatric Medicine Student Society (GEMSS)

The main aim of GEMSS is to promote elderly medicine as a specialty to medical students.

We aim to give students experience and training in some of the practical skills required in care of elderly individuals that are not otherwise emphasised in undergraduate teaching.  We combine this with activities that make a small difference to elderly patients in hospital, such as our popular student volunteering scheme. In early 2021 we began our first charitable campaign, collecting tiny hats for the Innocent Big Knit to raise money for Age UK.

GradSoc 2024 

Social and Fundraising society for the Medical School Class of 2024

We aim to bring the class of 2024 the best Halfway and Grad Ball possible! We hope our events and fundraising activities will bring our year together so we can have a memorable time at the University of Aberdeen Medical School.

GradSoc 2025

GradSoc for the year group graduating in 2025, formed to organise the halfway ball in third year.

GradSoc 2025 is the lovely group in charge of organising the halfway ball during third year.

GradSoc 2026

Social and fundraising society for the Medical School Class of 2026.

We aim to bring the Class of 2026 the best Halfway and Graduation Ball possible! We hope our social events and fundraising activities will bring our year together so that we can make the most of our time at the University of Aberdeen Medical School.

Immunology & Infectious Diseases Society

A society aimed at increasing knowledge of immunological conditions, infectious diseases and promoting careers within these specialities.

The aim of the Immunology & Infectious Diseases Society is promote a career within immunology and infectious disease based specialities. We aim to provide educational events to consolidate knowledge for exams, organise careers talks and host a variety of talks related to the most current research! Furthermore, we plan to fundraise for charities aimed at supporting those with autoimmune diseases and promoting research for these conditions.

Medical Debating Society (MDS)

Healthcare related debating society.

Medical Debating Society (MDS) is a place to discuss hot current and future topics in healthcare. Join us for a lively debate on hot topics such as the future of NHS, Junior doctors, the future of medical schools, and many more hot topics!

Medical Martial Arts

The Medical Schools Martial Arts Club that welcomes all levels and abilities!

The Medical Martial Arts Club is a great opportunity to meet like-minded medical students, help with your stress levels, and keep active whilst learning an array of martiworld-classhniques. We welcome people of all abilities; you do not need to be a world class fighter to join!

Nepali Medics Society

Lets come together as a family and celebrate Nepali culture and tradition!

As a new society, we are hoping to build a welcomng society for everyone and would love for you to join us on this journey. We are planning to host events soon so stay tuned for updates on our Instagram page. 

If you have any questions feel free to message us on Instagram or email us. 

Peer Assisted Learning (PALS)

The Peer Assisted Learning Scheme (PALS) – student-led teaching society of junior medical students

The Peer Assisted Learning Scheme (PALS) is a student-led programme aimed to provide assistance to anatomy and clinical staff in teaching junior medical students. As a result, this also provides an opportunity to senior medical students to develop their teaching skills and solidify their clinical and anatomical knowledge from previous years.


A society that aims to promote engagement in Radiology and Imaging

Our society aims to promote a career in Radiology amongst medical students. Through our activities, we are hoping to increase engagement in this specialty as well as to provide you with the fundamental knowledge in radiological anatomy and image interpretation. We are planning to organise teaching tutorials, careers events, practical workshops as well as projects in collaboration with national radiology organisations.

Sensory Awareness Society

Raise awareness and money for charities that aid people with sight and/or hearing impairment, and provide skills and training to aid healthcare students in practice.

The Sensory Awareness Society aims to raise awareness about the challenges faced by sensory-impaired individuals. We support North-East Sensory Services (NESS) and Guide Dogs, two amazing local charities. We also offer sensory awareness training and sighted guided training, in partnership with NESS and Guide Dogs, and British Sign Language Workshops. These are great opportunities to enhance your skillset, especially if you intend to work in healthcare, and learn how to support sensory-impaired individuals. Through our society, you will also have the opportunity to meet guide dogs, attend seminars, fundraising events and socials!

Sexpression Aberdeen

Empowering young people to make informed decisions about their sexual health

Sexpression Aberdeen is part of a network of students based in Aberdeen, who have an interest in education and sexual and reproductive health. We run workshops in schools teaching sex-ed as well as topics such as consent and LGBT issues. We also run talks, discussions and training sessions for other students and promote sexual health and awareness on campus.

Students for Global Health Aberdeen

Students for global health; combating inequality via education, advocacy, and community action!

Students for Global Health (SfGH) is a student-led registered charity which aims to tackle health and social inequalities at a global and local level, via education, advocacy, and community action. There are so many aspects of global health to get involved in; such as climate change, women and reproductive rights, mental health, international human rights - and many more!

Student MedAID Aberdeen 

Tackling worldwide health disparities by redistributing medical equipment, which promotes sustainability, reduces wastage, and meets essential medical needs globally.

Student MedAID Aberdeen is a charity society which coordinates redistribution of excess medical equipment to settings where it is most needed abroad. The pandemic has highlighted the stark contrast between wastage in the NHS and the necessity for such equipment in healthcare settings abroad. Student MedAID is part of a nation-wide network which aims to bridge this gap while increasing sustainability and promoting global equity. Despite starting in the midst of the pandemic, we have coordinated numerous donations of equipment that would otherwise have gone to waste.

Teddy Bear Hospital

Teddy Bear Hospital makes at trip to the doctor seem less scary for children!

TBH is an international project which aims to educate children and introduce them to the healthcare setting in an enjoyable way attempting to reduce fear and anxiety of healthcare environments, professional and procedures. At Aberdeen we operate as a project under Medsin but we also work independently as a society. We visit primary schools on a regular basis running workshops. You will be given training on all the workshops we run (object, game, consultation, operation...) as well as up to date child protection training! So keep a look out for training days and join us!

The Ogston Surgical Society

A society which aims to provide medical undergraduates and PA’s with the skills and knowledge to consider a career in surgery.

Inspired by the work of Sir Alexander Ogston, this society is founded on the principle of providing additional surgical experience to medical and PA students. We aim to promote and foster an interest in surgery through regular teaching events, practical skills workshops and various talks throughout the year, ensuring we offer an insight into the different surgical specialties available along the way. We are an inclusive society who welcome all students, regardless of interest, level and ability. We also aim to promote equality and diversity in the field of surgery and demonstrate that no matter your background or difference, surgery is a viable career option for any medical student.

The Orthopaedic Surgery and Rheumatology Society (THOR)

Promoting exposure and career in orthopaedic surgery and musculoskeletal medicine.

We are a group of like-minded individuals with an interest in Orthopaedic surgery or rheumatology. Our society aims to promote these specialties through our range of programmes including lectures, workshops, podcast, teaching opportunities and mentoring scheme. These events will give you a taste of what the specialty entails as well as providing opportunities for medical students to expand their network and to enhance their CV. So what are you waiting for ?

Aberdeen Society for Careers in Ear Nose and Throat (ASCENT)

A society which aims to promote careers in otorhinolaryngology.

The aim of The Society of Otorhinolaryngology is to generate interest in a career in otorhinolaryngology (ASENT) for medical students. We hope to have regular events throughout the academic year to allow students to practice and improve at all thing’s ENT

University of Aberdeen Aviation and Space Medicine Society

Promoting space medicine research and expanding the horizons of medical students in Aberdeen.

The Society aims to shed light on this niche area of medicine, turning all the physiological principles you thought you understood upside down as you consider what happens to the human body as you manipulate the gravitational forces it’s put under. Come along and listen to our experts talk about their work, you might just learn something new and interesting! We’ll be hosting talks from aerospace medicine experts all over the world, as well as a monthly journal club and a virtual student conference!

University of Aberdeen Cardiovascularar Society

Promoting interest in cardiovascular medicine with various activities including teaching, practical and revision sessions for students.

Cardiology is a fascinating career path which requires diligence, determination, and an extensive array of skills and knowledge. The Cardiovascular Society aims to provide guidance and support to help shape career pathways. Through workshops, revision sessions, clinical events, research advice, and much more, we hope to strengthen the fundamentals required for all things ‘Cardiology’. Budding cardiologists or those keen to have a greater understanding of this core speciality, we have you covered. Opportunities are aimed at all levels, so we encourage all students to make use of the range of activities we offer.

University of Aberdeen Medical Society

Providing support in education and social/cultural opportunities for medical students at all stages in their career

With over 800 active members and counting, MedSoc is the oldest, largest, and arguably the best society at the University of Aberdeen. MedSoc has been providing support to Aberdeen medical students since 1912, and from day one of your first year we’ll be there to ensure that you get the most out of your time here, starting with sorting you into your own medic family at Adoption Night. 

Throughout the year we raise funds for our chosen charity - Friends of Anchor - through a series of events including revision nights, mindfulness days, bake sales, and committee challenges. Join us to be part of Adoption Night, the Big Night of Fun, SNIMS, mental health week, quiz nights, and, of course, the world-famous, legendary MedSoc Ball! 

You will make memories for life as a MedSoc member so sign up today! (You won't regret it, we promise!)

University of Aberdeen Neurological and Neurosurgical Society

A society dedicated to promoting knowledge, interest, and excellence in the fields of neurology and neurosurgery among medical students.

 "Are you a medical student with a fascination for the intricate world of neurology and neurosurgery? Join our Neurological and Neurosurgical Society today! Discover a community where your passion meets education, networking, research, and professional development. Elevate your medical journey with us and unlock the potential of the brain!"

University of Aberdeen Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Society

The University of Aberdeen Oral and Maxillofacial Society aims to raising awareness and interest in this unique specialty.

Maxillofacial surgery is a specialty that combines the fields of medicine and dentistry to treat conditions affecting the mouth, jaws, face, and neck. The society aims to provide insight into this unique specialty by hosting talks on careers, and providing educational events relating to the diagnosis and management of these conditions.

Whether you are considering a career in the specialty or simply wishing to expand your knowledge of the conditions you may encounter in your career, we believe the society will offer educational value to all students studying medicine or dentistry.


University of Aberdeen Pathology Society

Aberdeen Medical School's Pathology Society is a student-led organization dedicated to promoting the study and understanding of pathology in medicine through educational events and networking opportunities.

The key goals of the society are to provide a platform to explore the art and science of pathology research and teaching. We hope to provide educational opportunities for students, professionals, and researchers to share their experiences and ideas in the field of pathology. Our society strives to bring together students, staff, and faculty to actively engage in activities that will promote an understanding of pathology research.


University of Aberdeen Plastics, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgical Society (APRASS)

A new generation of aspiring plastic surgeons who are passionate about rebuilding and changing lives.

Unliked most surgical specialities, 'Plastic Surgery' is not defined by a specific anatomical area, but by its techniques.

University of Aberdeen Plastics, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery Society (APRASS) was set up with 3 goals in mind: To provide support to aspiring plastic surgeons, to break the sterotypes surrounding cosmetic surgery, and to help establish networks between our medics and others with similar interests nationwide. 

This is an opportunity for you to delve deeper into a career in 'Plastic Surgery' and discover more about its intricacies.  You might even find something that sparks your passion for it!

University of Aberdeen Psychiatry Society 

A society for people interested in psychiatry as a profession, increasing psychiatric knowledge and skills or for those passionate about issues surrounding mental health.

Our society aims to:

1. Raise mental health awareness and eliminate stigma.

2. Organise events to enhance students' mental well-being.

3. Provide insights into psychiatry careers and the care team roles.

4. Fundraise for mental health charities.

We'll conduct academic seminars, and literature discussions, and collaborate with other societies, student support, and the Royal College of Psychiatrists. Inclusive events will be organised for all faculties to improve mental health. We’ll also try to involve patients and carers so they can share their experiences to foster an understanding of living with mental health conditions.


University of Aberdeen Renal and Urology Society (UoARUS)

The University of Aberdeen Renal & Urology Society (UoARUS) aims to enhance student knowledge of Renal and Urological topics, and to promote a career in in these fields to medical students

The University of Aberdeen Renal & Urology Society is a newly founded society (2021) which aims to inspire medical students to pursue a career in Renal medicine and Urology. We look forward to hosting numerous events through the year, including revision sessions to help consolidate knowledge, clinical events, careers talks and much more. Furthermore, we aim to raise funds and awareness for relevant charities and connect with other students who have an interest in pursuing the field as a career. Opportunities are aimed for all medical students, so we encourage everyone to make use of the activities we will offer


Wilderness and Expedition Medicine Society

Wilderness, pre-hospital, expedition and emergency medicine; outdoor skills; good messy fun.

WEMS holds skills sessions, lecture nights, weekends away and run trips to national conferences throughout the year. Our interests are many and varied, but include: pre-hospital care, military medicine, expedition medicine, critical and road traffic accident care. The wide range of training we give means we have something for everyone, being a mountaineer is definitely not a requirement! Our society is open to everyone with an interest, medics and non-medics alike.