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
  • Art and Crafts
  • Pottery making 
  • Yoga

(Plus many more!)

Membership benefits:

  • Bookclub
  • Event voting box
  • Goody bags
  • Badges 

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


Societies October Election

Election of new committee members and Campaigns Officers for the academic year starting October 2023.

142 posts are up for election.

Nominations close at 12:00 on Thursday 5 October 2023 (in 9 days)

The polls open at 09:00 on Friday 6 October 2023 (in 10 days)

Please log in to see more details.




Autumn Crafts
3rd October
To be Confirmed
Grab a tea or coffee as the weather gets cooler and join us for some autumn crafts for our first event back this September!





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