What’s it all about?

Student societies in the UK are enterprising. You raise money during the year, recruit members and organise events.

We believe you should be recognised for your efforts!

The Enterprising Student Society Accreditation (ESSA), is a national scheme which rewards and recognises your societies and the teams behind them. The ESSA certification is the official stamp of achievement and recognised by potential employers. Read more

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It's easy! Just follow these simple steps and you could win

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    Register to become accredited
    Enter our comp promoting your society
  • 21K
  • Compete against other societies

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