The Shy People


Hi, we are The Shy People. We are a community for shy people who may find it challenging to socialise but want to make friends at university. Here is a safe space where all of us shy people can come together to make memories and better ourselves through numerous events and meet-ups. 

In this socieity, anyone is welcome. No matter what gender, ethnicity or sexual orientation.

Events include:

  • Movie nights
  • Cooking classes
  • Pottery making 
  • Visit to a cat cafe 

(Plus many more!)

Membership benefits:

  • Bookclub
  • Event voting box
  • Goody bags

Follow us on Instagram @wearetheshypeople for updates and feel free to get in contact if you have any questions, we are here to help :)


Ruskin Journal by-election (Dec)

1 post is up for election.

Nominations close at 23:59 on Sunday 11 December 2022 (in 3 days and 18 hours)

The polls open at 11:00 on Monday 12 December 2022 (in 4 days and 5 hours)

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Pioneers Drama by-election Dec 2022

Pioneers Drama society by-election to elect a new President.

1 post is up for election.

Nominations are now closed.

The polls are open and will close at 23:59 on Thursday 8 December 2022 (in 18 hours)

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Festive Crafts
9th December
The Shy People welcome you to a cosy festive crafts evening.






  • The Shy People Standard Membership£5.00

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