Sports and Societies

Newnham has a wide range of college societies and clubs, including sports, drama and music.

For more information about all the sports and societies check out the sports and societies handbook and the intro videos to find out how to get involved!

Please email the JCR Secretary if there are any updates to committee members or if you are setting up a new society to keep this list up to date!

Newnham Sports Societies

Newnham Sports SocietyContact
BadmintonLucy Coleman (lbc35) and Thimani Bakhai (tb658)
FootballTess Hughes (th572) )and Tash Jenman (nj309)
HIIT ClassesElizabeth Small (ess47)
St John’s Hockey Team (we play with them!)From John’s: Emily Smith (efs30)
From Newnham: Amy Rowe (acr74)
Intro To the Gym and Personal TrainingBeth Taylor and Elizabeth Small (
LacrosseEmily Jenkins (ej337) and Florence Bradshaw (feb45)
NetballGeorgia Lucy Mason (glm36) and Gabby Handberg (gsh31)
Newnham College Boat ClubHeloise Dunlop (hcd35) Millie Hopkins (mch76)
Ultimate FrisbeeKazimir Uzwyshyn-Jones (kiu20)
YogaJasmine Cooper (jdc52)
ZumbaMobeen Hussain (amh215)

Some university sports societies also have a Newnham rep, who you can contact if you are interested in their sport. This is just a fellow Newnhamite who can help you get involved and be a friendly face at training!

University Sports SocietyNewnham Rep
AthleticsJoanna Olatunji (jo430)
BadmintonHelen Linwen Yan (hly21)
BalletLibe Wu (lw512)
BasketballMilo Eyre-Morgan (me441)
Cambridge University Dance Society and CUTAZZElla Palmer (ep596)
GolfKerryanne Kelly (knk24)
HockeyBethan Moncur (bam49)
Ice HockeySophie Truepenny (smt68)
KorfballGabby Handberg (gsh31)
Mixed LacrosseEmily Jenkins (ej337)
OrienteeringSarah Pedley (sep71)
PowerliftingAoife Clark (ac2223)
RugbyAnna Park (alp75)
TriathlonEvie Anema (ea487)

Other Newnham Societies

Newnham SocietyContact
Newnham Art SocietyInes De Larrinaga (imd34)
Newnham College Book ClubKatia Allen (ka513) and Alice Tort (at903)
Newnham College Business & Finance SocietyLauren Diamond (ld595)
Newnham Environmental Justice SocietyDarinka Szigecsan (ds911)
Newnham College Feminist SocietyYining Kong (yk367)
Newnham Finance and Investment SocietyShelby Newsad (sn491)
History ForumGareth Atkins (History DoS)
The Iris Theatrical SocietyKatrina Rose (kr454) and Chloe Stark (cs2032)
Lucy Adrian Geography SocietyEsme Atkinson (ea493) and Rosie Schofield (rs2023)
Newnham Medical and Veterinary SocietyGeorgina Dunkinson (gd431)
Newnham College NatSci SocietyRuiqi Koh (rqk20), Rebeka Papp (rp665) and Rachel Tan (rt530)
OBR CollectiveOluchi Ugochukwu (
Newnham College Poetry SocietyRiona Millar (cm971) and Helena McBurney (hm604)
Newnham College Politics and Debating SocietyCharlotte Armstrong (cea52) and Mia Sawjani (ms2653)
Newnham College Psychology SocietyMaisha Hussain (mh954) and Nicole Guo (yg340)
Newnham College Quiz SocietyNamera Tanjeem (nt410)
The Raleigh Music Society
– Newnham Orchestra
– Newnham Choir
– Voices of Newnham
Delphine (music dos) (dmm36)
Seville Law SocietyVanessa Lui (wmvl2)
Newnham Sisters (Islamic Society)Farzana Salik (fs508)
New-nham Testament (Christian Union)Catrina Choy (csmc2) and Georgina Jones (gaj31)
WORKiT!Aneesha Nadkarni (an580)

Some university societies also have a Newnham rep, who you can contact if you are interested in joining and they can help you get involved!

University SocietyNewnham Rep
Christian UnionCatrina Choy (csmc2)
Musical TheatreMelanie Chen (zc305)
Ski TripFlorence Bradshaw (feb45)
SpanishVicky Rodriguez Noci (mvr23)
PoliticsAlice Tort (at903)
Women In ScienceElla Catherall  (erc73)