Clubs and Organizations
Inspired by the Jesuit value of educating the whole person, Georgetown offers dynamic student programs that foster leadership development, complement the classroom experience and build community. If you are interested in joining some of the following clubs or would like to start one yourself, click here to send us an email.
Latin American and Caribbean Society hosts the Ambassador of Mexico
This event with Ambassador of Mexico H.E. Graciela Gomez Garcia, offered students an opportunity to learn about Mexican culture, literature, and the significance of cultural diplomacy as part of the work of a diplomat.
Debate Union Wins First Tournament of Season
The Georgetown Debating Union had a great start to the season, winning the top three team honors and dominating in the top speaker category at the first Qatar Universities Debate League event of the year.
Hoya Starfleet Puts the Science into Social Science
The “SFS Hoya Starfleet” student club focuses on expanding nuclear science knowledge in order to improve public policy, highlighting the importance of scientific knowledge for future leaders and policymakers.
Sustainabilty Club Hosts Mama Baba Ganoush
Affectionately known as “Mama Baba Ganoush” in the Doha community, Kim Wyatt’s discussion on the fertile market for green businesses in Qatar was part of the Sustainability Club’s Lunch and Learn Series.
2021-2022 Active Clubs
See the below active clubs for this year and find club descriptions below.
Athletics & Wellness
- Hoya Cricket Club
- Georgetown Football Club
- Table Tennis Club
- Hoya Spikers
- Mental Health Society
- Touch Rugby Club
- Track and Field Club
- Women’s Wellness Alliance
Service & Social Justice
- Diversity Initiative
- Hoya Empowerment and Learning Program
- Hoyas Beyond the Margins
- Peace and Conflict Club
- Social Justice and Development Club
- Students for Justice in Palestine
Arts & Culture
- African Students Association
- Al Liwan
- Arabic For All
- Black Students Association
- Iraqi Cultural Association
- Latin American and Caribbean Society
- Literature and Poetry Society
- Muslim Students’ Association
- Music, Arts and Culture Club
- Photography Club
- RAQS-Choreography club
- Society of the Creative Arts
- South Asian Society
- Women’s Society
Athletic Clubs and Teams
The bonds of comradery and teamwork in the cricket club are famous at Georgetown. If you’re a team player, this is the club for you.
One of the most active clubs on campus, join the club to take part in friendly volleyball games and tournaments!
Table Tennis Club
Think you can swing a racket? Test your mettle by joining the table tennis club and participate in our tournaments.
Women’s Football Team
Focus on physical fitness and team spirit through playing matches in the local football league.
Track and Field Club
Long-distance or short-distance, this club does it all! Join the track and field club and hone your running skills to the max!
South Asian Society
Are you South Asian or want to know more about South Asian cultures and languages? Join the club to build connections while discussing a variety of political, social and cultural topics.
Muslim Students Association
A safe space for religious discourse, and an opportunity for religious learning, regardless of religious standing.
Music, Arts & Culture Club
Embark on a journey of artistic and cultural discoveries– trips to the souq, museums or the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra – the possibilities are endless!
Al Hilal Club
Whatever your faith and background, all are welcome to join Al Hilal’s discussions around pluralistic understandings and awareness of Islam.
Al Liwan – Qatar Student Association
Engage with the local language, culture and social heritage of Qatar through creative mediums.
Latin American and Caribbean Society
Expand your knowledge about the political, social and cultural aspects of Latin America and the Caribbean.
African Students Association
Learn about the culture, politics, economy, and religion and celebrate the unique and diverse continent that is home for many GU-Q students.
Black Student Association
Celebrates Black culture and create an environment that is free of racial profiling. Learn about issues that black communities face worldwide.
Southeast and East Asian Club
A platform to celebrate the identity, history and culture of the Asia-Pacific region, and understand its global significance.
Central Asian Club
Enlighten the community and beyond about the cultural values, politics, histories, traditions, and future of Central Asian countries.
Iraqi Cultural Association
Bringing awareness and celebrating the Iraqi culture as an entity separate from the political climate of the country.
Social Justice and Volunteering
Students for Justice in Palestine
Get involved in supporting the Palestinian cause and Palestinians in their struggle for justice, self-determination, and liberation from the river to the sea.
Peace and Conflict Club
The club aims at highlighting the effects of those conflicts over the demographics and the social structures of the regions affected by them.
Hoya Empowerment and Learning Program (HELP)
Volunteer to teach language and life skills to workers and service providers within the Georgetown community.
Human Rights Club
For those with a strong sense of justice, the human rights club focuses on educating the community about Human Rights Issues and resolutions.
Create more awareness about the current environmental problems and sustainability and build environmental responsibility.
Explore gender-related issues through dialogue, workshops, and events.
Hoyas Beyond the Margins
Participate in dialogues about inclusivity, including inter-racial, international, inter-ethnic, gender, sexual orientation, ability/disability, income groups and debility.
Mental Health Society
Spread awareness and get rid of the taboo about talking about Mental health issues, such as depression, stress, and anxiety, especially among young people
Women’s Wellness Alliance
Uplift each other, mentally and physically and encourage a society that is more self-aware.
The Diversity Initiative
Celebrate the diversity of cultures, philosophies, and experiences of the Hoya community in Qatar.
Special Interest Clubs
Georgetown Investment Association
Investing is an art. One that you can learn through workshops, training, and lectures organized by the GIA.
Georgetown Debating Union
If you love to argue, this is the club for you. Join to participate in debating competitions in Qatar and across the world.
Want the necessary tools and skills to join the corporate world? GBS is the place for you!
Join your favorite professor for dinner! Come interact with faculty and staff members outside the academic setting.
Arabic for All
This is a chance to work on your Arabic language skills and integrate into Qatari culture.
Performing Arts Club
Dance, sing or act your heart out! Dabkeh performances, Bollywood shows, or Theatre productions, the performing arts club wants to feature you!
Legal and Political Studies Association
Curious about the legal side of politics? The answers shall be revealed by the LPSA!
SFS Hoya Starfleet
A platform where Hoyas can indulge their inner science geeks and have fun in the process.
Technology and Video Games Club
If you are interested to learn how quantum computers work, how video games are designed, and how are people going to colonize space, then our club is the right place for you!
Society of Creative Arts
Join a community of supportive and non-judgmental writers at GU-Q
Display your photography skills and express yourselves through the lens of the camera!
Literature and Poetry Society
We provide a platform for people to express their opinions and ideas, and recognize the need for literature and poetry in our lives
Diplomacy and Political Simulation Club
We provide Hoyas and other Education City students the chance to engage in fun and memorable Diplomatic and Political Simulation Activities
Animal Welfare Society
Create lasting change on animal abuse and neglect through education, awareness campaigns, research, debates and panel discussions.
Arabic Debate Club
Come celebrate the Arabic language heritage through debate, and participate in events across EC.
The Free Society
Our vision is to embolden individuals with the values of freedom by creating a platform for open discussion and critical analysis of ideas, both contemporary and old
Enjoy the art of choreography and dance and be able to put up a performance for events.
Come join us and write for Georgetown’s own student magazine!