Clubs and societies which many SSA students enjoy and through which they meet local students include the following:
- SHAWCO which has volunteer opportunities in their medical and educational outreach programmes.
- The Mountain and Ski Club which offers great opportunities for weekend climbs and hikes out of the city.
- The Underwater Club for those of you who scuba dive.
- The Surf Club
- Dance of various kinds
- The UCT Choir
- Writing for the student weekly newspaper ”Varsity”
- Various other sports clubs.