Lincoln University Students' Association 

Students Doing it for Students


Adventists Students on Campus

Contact - Gliphas Areura

The Adventists aim to unite likeminded students and promote physical wellbeing through sports, encourage spiritual growth and to create a culture where they can work together to achieve personal goals at Lincoln University.

Lincoln University Badminton Club

Contact - Zhijing (Victor) Ye

The Lincoln University Badminton Club aims to encourage Lincoln students to participate in badminton at a social and competitive level. This clubs is open to students who play at any level and want to have fun!

Baking Club

Contact - Shixu Wu

If you love to bake and want to meet likeminded people then this is the club for you! This club is keen to get involved with fundraising events, social events as well as having fun learning how to create tasty treats!

Lincoln University Buddhist Society

Contact - Dr Neil Ritson 

The Lincoln University Buddhist Society aim to explore Buddhism - history, teachings and practice (meditation types).

Lincoln University Canoe Club

President - Robin Pieper

The Lincoln University Canoe Club organises pool, surf and river trips where people can learn, practice and improve their paddle sport skills whilst enjoying New Zealand’s rivers, lakes and coastlines. Members are encouraged to organise and run their own trips with help from LUCC.


Chinese Association

President - Li Bowen

The Chinese Club is based on Chinese culture including festivals and social gatherings. It is a great chance to meet other Chinese students or learn about the Chinese culture.


Lincoln Choir

Coordinators- Lyndsay Ainsworth and Craig Murray

The Lincoln University Campus Choir consists of Students and Staff that come together to celebrate singing. They perform at various University events such as Graduation and The Christmas Carol service. If you enjoy singing come and join them!

Christian Fellowship

President - Shaun Snoxell

Lincoln University Christian Fellowship provides a fellowship for Christians and non-Christians on campus to meet together through frequent social events and bible studies. It is a great opportunity to meet new people and learn about God.


LU Com

President - Contact

A faculty based club for all Commerce students, which provides social, networking and professional development opportunities

Craft Beer Appreciation Club

President - Zac Hayton

We aim to provide a social environment where New Zealand’s growing craft beer industry can be explored through guided tastings and informative brewing tours.

Dance Club

President - Chad Xu

Our aim is to create an uplifting atmosphere to allow students to move their body freely. We will learn technique, choreography and a new dance each week.


President - Lincoln Harrison

This club is for SCUBA divers, Freedivers, spearfishers and fishers. In this club you will get to know other divers, learn new skills and organise dive trips together.

Debate - SAY: Spin a Yarn

President - Danyon Thomas 

DebSoc aims to promote and involve people in debating at Lincoln University. They host a number of events throughout the year including informal debates, formal debates and inter-hall debating. 

Lincoln Environmental Organisation

President - Tristan Girdwood

Our aim is to raise awareness on campus about environmental issues, encourage positive influences on Lincoln’s environment and put our plans into action!

Lincoln University Film Society

President - Harry Wiilmore

If you enjoy movies, this club is for you! The Lincoln University Film Society is an educational / social club. They meet regularly for a movies and other film related events throughout the year. 

Food Appreciation

President- Pippa Huddleston

The food appreciation club is for people who have a shared passion for food - or people who just like to eat it! Join our club and feed your passion as well as learning new things along the way, through themed nights and demonstrations.


Lincoln University Campus Greens

President - Marcel Podstolski

Campus Greens are the representatives of the Green Party of Aotearoa / New Zealand. We aim to make Lincoln University a more open, vibrant and engaged campus, through our social events and political actions.

Lincoln University Hunting Club

President - Tom Aitken

The Hunting Club is a place for hunters to gather and discuss all things hunting, as well as organising various trips and events throughout the year.


Lincoln University International Club

President- Ace Padua

If you are a social, active and positive person who is keen to make new friends from all over the world, Lincoln University International Club would love to hear from you!

Our aim is to bring together people form different cultures, make new friends , learn about each other and have fun.

Lincoln Jam Society

President - James Shanly

This club is a relaxed environment where people of any musical level can go to relax, jam and potentially meet some likeminded people.

Lincoln Ladies

President- Ali Webb

The Lincoln Ladies Club is a chance for Lincoln Ladies to meet new people, create new and lifelong friendships, unwind and enjoy what Christchurch has to offer.

Lincoln Malaysian Students Society

Club President - Kuang Di Kung

The club focuses on gathering all Malaysian students together. However, international and local students are also welcome. We organise several Malaysian related events and celebrations that promote our own sports, society, and culture. 

Lincoln University Microbiology Club

Club President - Arash Rafat

The Lincoln University Microbiology Club aims to establish a network between people interested microbiology and related sciences. This club is open to anybody who is interested in any area of microbial sciences and would like to increase public awareness about the impact of microorganisms on their lives.

Lincoln University Mountain Bikers club

President - Sam Harvey

The Lincoln University Mountain Bikers Club provides a social centre for organising trips and educating riders new to the area. 

Lincoln University Multisport Club

President Simon James

The Lincoln University Multisport Club aim to encourage and facilitate Lincoln students to participate and train for multisport events in a supportive environment. Also to help like minded students get together and meet others interest in similar disciplines. 

New Covenant International Fellowship

President - Ishmael Pennie Wailapu

The New Covenant Fellowship Club is an inter-denominational Christian fellowship group which welcomes students from all over the world. Their main aim is to empower students to believe in themselves and help them unleash their God given potential.

Lincoln University Planning Association

President- Ike

Running for over six years, the Lincoln University Planning Association (LUPA) aims to support Lincoln students interested in environmental management and planning, with social and industry networks, aimed at bringing the gap between study and practice, students and professionals.


Lincoln University Postgraduate Society

President - Ryan Ryal

We are here to be a community for postgraduate students; offering social events, guest speakers networking, as well as support representation and development for all our postgrads.

Lincoln Quizzical Society

President - Andrew Kirk

Promote the culture of quizzes and trivia, and develop skills from Lincoln's University Challenge Team.

Lincoln University Recreation Society

President- Sarah Taylor

To provide networking opportunities to students studying Bachelor of Sport & Recreation management degree.

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Lincoln University Sailing Squadron

President- Peter Holder

The aims of LUSS are to promote sailing in the LU community and provide support for beginner, recreational and high performance sailors. We have a large active group of sailors and a few hard-core nuts.


LSD- Lincoln Snow Department

President- Olivia Abernathy

LSD is a club designed to get all the snow bunnies on campus together. We aim to organise social events for networking as well as some sweet trips up the mountains. This year is shaping up to be bigger and better than ever!


Lincoln University Soils Society

President- Sephrah Rayner

We aim to provide a network for people with a keen interest in soil science. We aim to give members an insight into career pathways through guest speakers and field trips. We also have a lot of fun social evenings.

Lincoln Squash Club

President - Kendall Sparrow

Lincoln University Squash Club aim is to increase the number of people at LU playing squash. As a club we will hold regular coaching sessions (free) and regular club days / nights.

Lincoln Surf & Skate

President- Dion Findlay

Our club consists of board-riders on the land and sea. Based at Lincoln Uni, this group organises overnight trips and spur of the moment after uni missions together. Surf, Skate, and Chill in a beautiful country.


Tramping and Climbing Club

President- Sarah Hawkins

The Lincoln University Tramping and Climbing Club aims to introduce and foster passions for the outdoors through organising and facilitating tramping, rock climbing and bouldering trips. The beautiful hills of the South Island have many adventures waiting… Lets get out there! 


The LUV Club - Lincoln Uni Volunteers

President - Claire McCorkindale 

We aim to give LU students the chance to connect and give back to the wider community in a positive way


President - Peter Holder

Wine Appreciation

President- James Opie

We aim to provide: Fortnightly tastings which complement students’ studies in the Viticulture and Oenology programmes. Via a social environment where students can meet peers, make friends and build networks beneficial to their future careers. Wine tastings also educate students outside of the Viticulture and Oenology programmes on the world of wine, including tasting tips and information on Local and International wines. 


Young Farmers Club

President - Sam Moscrip

The Lincoln Young Farmers Club attracts agriculturally focused young people in a mixture of educational, social and networking opportunities.

No Club for you?

If none of these Clubs jump out at you or if you have a new idea, why not start a new club?

We will help you out with all aspects of starting and running a club.

To start a new club contact Lucy Blackmore or call in to LUSA

LUSA supports the development of clubs on campus. Clubs are a great way to meet new people and have fun! To find out more about clubs on campus please come to the Clubs and Market Day on the first Wednesday of each semester, check out the A-Z list to the right or call in to LUSA.

Start a club

Starting a club of your own is easy and a great way to build contacts with like minded people. Currently on campus we have a range of clubs but if nothing takes your fancy, or you have a really cool idea for a club, why not create your own? It’s easy!

You can pick up a copy of the 2013 Clubs Workbook , Grant Application and Money Request Form from LUSA or download here. This outlines and explains the affiliation process. Dont worry we will help at each step along the way.

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