School of Physical Sciences

Student Societies

School of Physical Sciences students may be interested in joining one of the Student Socities listed below.

Chemistry Society

Chemsoc is Physical Sciences newest society at the University of Kent. We are an education based society for anyone interested in Chemistry. We are for both Chemistry and non-Chemistry students.

Throughout the year we will be offering a range of events such as guest speakers, demonstrations and socials. Details of any of our events will be posted on our Facebook page and our mailing list. We are a great way for meeting students from across the years and others interested in Chemistry.

Membership is only £5 for Kent University members and £6 for associate members. It can be bought here:

Our Facebook page:

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Forensic Society

Welcome to the UKC Forensic Science Society page!

About Us

Meetings: Monday nights

Time: 6pm

Where: ELT2

Every Monday Join us for talks with top industry professionals and experts in the field of Forensic Science. Regular practical demonstrations and fantastic trips and opportunities to make new, like-minded friends. Trips for this year include 'Laser Tag' and a visit to a Ballistics Range! Fired up yet? Well that's not all! With a calendar packed with numerous themed social events, there is no society which offers you better value for money. Why not pop along to meet our dedicated team at the freshers fayre? Follow us on Facebook  & Twitter @ukcforensics or email us at

Our Committee

President - Clare Bright

Vice President - Gianluca Bustone

Social Secretary - Gianluca Bustone

IT Support - Alexandra Summers


Membership: £7 for the year if you're a UoK student!
Associate membership: £8 for the year (non-UoK students)

Sign up via our Kent Union page : or in the Mandela building on the Canterbury Campus.
This entitles you to:
- Entry to lots of talks given by interesting guest speakers that not only cover the educational side, but also share their unique experiences of the industry.
- Socials that range from laser tag, to Go Ape, from bar crawls to quiz nights. There is something for everyone!
- A place for many people of the same interest to get together, enjoy each other's company and learn more about their favourite subject.

So join up, come along and enjoy all the things we do with us.

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Physics Society

About Us

The Physics Society are an education based society for anyone interested in science, focusing primarily on physics. We cater to both physics students and those who don’t study it, but are keen to learn more.

We host talks every week, ranging across all topics and levels of difficulty for you to attend, as well as hands on sessions. We’re open to suggestions from our members too, so if you want to see a talk on a particular topic, just email us and let us know!

Join us every week for our vast array of socials, from pub crawls to movie nights, where you can meet likeminded people and just relax. We will be posting details of our socials on both our Facebook page and website, so make sure you keep an eye out there for what we’re up to.

PhySoc are proud to announce that from September 2015, we will be introducing our Women in Physics subsection. Open to all of our members (not just women!), we will be hosting talks tailored towards overcoming the issues women face in STEM industries, whilst giving our members the tools and expertise to take on the science world and pursue postgraduate studies. For more information, check out the WiP page on the PhySoc website or tweet us at @UKCWiP.

Whether you’re a current University of Kent student, you’re looking to join us in September or you’re an alumni, please don’t hesitate to contact us with any queries, concerns or comments.

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Membership costs £5 for current UKC students, and £6 for non-students.
With your membership, you will gain access to all of our fantastic talks and events, and will be given priority access to any of our paid events. It will also go towards helping us to fund all the work we do over the year. Most of our events are free to attend, including our annual Science Fayre, and its the support of our members that allows us to continue doing this. Thanks in advance, from the PhySoc team!

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SpaceSoc is one of the oldest and most popular societies at the University of Kent. As the majority of our members are studying physics related courses, we’re a great way to get to know other physics students while enjoying some astronomy with our telescopes housed in our very own dome on campus.
We organise space and physics themed trips, build and launch our own rockets, enjoy quizzes, science fiction cinema, barbecues, fancy dress socials and a whole lot more.

The price for membership is only £5 for the whole year. If you would like to join SpaceSoc then visit our page on the Kent Union website at or visit our Facebook page for more information.

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School of Physical Sciences, Ingram Building, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NH

Enquiries: email us

Last Updated: 27/11/2015