CUGS Centenary Garden Party 2019

Welcome to CUGS

Who Are We?

Cambridge University Geographical Society (CUGS) is the student-run society for Geography students at the University of Cambridge.

We put on a number of events and socials during the year for all our members including the Christmas Dinner, Garden Party and various speaker events. Make sure to like us on Facebook to keep updated with all of our events!

Thinking about studying Geography at Cambridge or a 2019 Fresher? Take a look at our Alternative Prospectus and Freshers' Guide.


Join us!

Each term, CUGS finds itself with a busy termcard! We host around 4-6 speakers’ events each term in Michaelmas and Lent, delivered by eminent figures within the field of geography and beyond. In recent years, we've had the pleadure of hosting Danny Dorling, Saskia Sassen, Ha-Joon Chang and Doreen Massey.

We also host a number of social events for all members throughout the year, including CUGS Cocktails, alongside our much-loved seasonal events, such as the ever popular Garden Party in the summer, and a Christmas Ball in the Winter. 

Read more about what you can get with your membership! 


Compass is the student run magazine produced in partnership with CUGS.

Compass covers a broad range of contemporary issues, with articles produced by our own geographers, alongside hosting readers’ photography and career advice. Find out more here.


Do get in touch if you would be interested in partnering with us! We're always keen to work alongside companies and groups, and we can offer a range of specifically tailored sponsorship packages.

Read more here.