Student Activities

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An International Education,
A London Location,
A Global Future

Flexible Curriculum at Richmond University

Flexible Start Dates

With the opportunity to start your
course in the Autumn (Fall) or the Spring

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British and international internships

Richmond offers all students the opportunity to take an internship

Richmond The American University in London

Academic Requirements

We accept qualifications from around the world

The Office of Student Leadership offers a wide range of services and programs to promote student leadership, encourage personal development, and provide social opportunities. Student leadership can be explored through participating in clubs and societies, working as an activities or sports assistant, volunteering as an Orientation Leader, or getting involved with the Student Government.

University is about much more than in-classroom studying. Our motto is ‘unity in diversity’ providing internationalism and the London experience. Belonging to a club or society, setting up an enterprise initiative, taking up a volunteer placement, or participating in a cultural trip builds well-rounded, mature and responsible individuals who go on to make a positive difference in the world.


Supporting on-campus student organizations

A wide range of student-run on-campus clubs and societies offer students unique opportunities to develop their skills and experience in preparation for life after Richmond. The Business Society, for example, encourages students to develop their business skills by introducing them to business modelling and enterprising companies around the world and the Community Service Club is dedicated to making an impact on the surrounding community through hands-on volunteer work while student leaders from the Model United Nations Committee seek to develop greater international links whilst building their public speaking skills. We will empower students to get inspired, involved, and learn skills that will stay with them for life.

Clubs and Societies

  • Art Exhibition Society
  • Basketball Club
  • Business Society
  • Cheer Club
  • Club Smash Gaming Society
  • Community Service Club
  • Debate Club
  • Economics and Investment Banking Forum
  • Fashion for a Cause
  • Football Club
  • Great British Bake-off Club
  • The Green Project
  • History and International Politics Club
  • International Affairs Society
  • Mixed Martial Arts Club
  • Miyazaki’s Film Club
  • Model United Nations Club
  • Pick Society
  • Richmond Free Press
  • Richmond Psychology Association
  • Richmond Student Drama Society
  • United in Diversity LGBT+ Society

If you don’t see a club or society that interests you, the process for chartering a new club or society is fairly simple. For more information or to reach the chairs of each club or society, please contact: Buck Cooke, Associate Dean for Student Leadership, at buck.cooke@richmond.ac.uk

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Supporting special activities

We at Richmond believe that the out-of classroom experience is vital to developing well-rounded, thoughtful, and creative global citizens. We provide special annual events like International Night and Springfest, activities like educational trips across Europe and the United Kingdom, as well as a programme of volunteering opportunities in the wider community. These activities enrich the student experience, encourage commitment to the values the University hopes to engender in all of its students, and help students gain the skills and experience they need to start their careers and become global citizens.

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“Richmond’s student experience has endless possibilities: from membership in on-campus student organizations, tutoring, mentoring, and volunteering in the local community to opportunities to take part in national conferences and international travel and field study. With diversity as our driving force and your support, the world is our classroom.”

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Allison Cole-Stutz
Vice President (Pro Vice Chancellor) Student Affairs