Give It A Go

Give it a Go is your fast-track into all the activities student life offers you at York! All of our events have a GIAG Guarantee™: no experience or membership necessary! If you have any questions about the programme, give an email to Elina, the Give it a Go Coordinator at!

At the heart of Give it a Go are Activators – the volunteers that help to make it all happen! You can find them at GIAG sessions or send email to 


🌞 Give it a Go Week is back for the Summer Term!!! 🌞

As always, we are bringing you lots of events from York’s best student-led groups and unique employability opportunities! We’re also launching a NEW SOCIETIES FAIR for you to explore, as well as LIFE LESSONS, a series of workshops to teach you everything they didn’t cover in school (but really need to know)!

The vast majority of our events are free but a couple you’ll need to get tickets for in advance. ⌚ You can book your place for any event by clicking here - bookings are live from 12pm on Monday 9th April. You can also browse through our booklet here!

All events have the GIAG Guarantee™:
🎖️ You don’t need any experience;
🎖️ You don't to have bought membership;
🎖️ You don’t need to commit to anything after the session!

Have a fantastic week and remember, Give it a Go Week is #NotJustForFreshers!

Give it a Go for student groups

Most Give it a Go sessions are run by student groups – sport clubs, media, societies, volunteering, RAG, and so on! Planning and hosting a session is easy and absolutely free – applications for Autumn Term 2018 open in Week 7 of this term – look out for an email from us in the coming weeks or get in touch via email at!