Groups organized in or across schools, colleges or universities to pursue social, political or other goals or advocate policies in educational or external institutions

A student society, student association, university society or student organization is a society or an organization, operated by students at a university or a college institution, whose membership typically consists only of students or alumni.

The introductory paragraph uses material from the Wikipedia article "Student society" as of 18 Nov 2018, which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.