Welcome to SVGE, the Video Games & Esports Society. SVGE is the community hub for all gamers wishing to play and watch games at all levels - from casual to competitive. Join our Discord server: https://discord.gg/k9dzZYT

Twitch link: https://twitch.tv/UoSVGE

Join Us here: https://discord.io/SVGE 

The University of Southampton Video Games & Esports Society, or SVGE for short, aims to provide a community hub for gamers of all kinds at the University of Southampton and partner institutions. We aim to cater to all those interested in video gaming in any capacity - from casual to competitive, to those who simply enjoy watching video game streams. SVGE hosts frequent socials and game nights for members to come and play games together. We also have VR headsets available for these game nights, which is all the more reason to come along! For those interested in Esports, the society organises online leagues and LAN tournaments so that members can pit themselves against other gamers both in and out of the university. Members can form into teams to play against other universities in the National University Esports League (NUEL). SVGE also hosting large scale casual and competitive LAN tournaments with rival universities as part of Esports and gaming Varsity events as well as for charity based events. SVGE is also working with companies such as ASUS and HyperX to deliver even bigger and better events for its members. High performance hardware for society events currently being planned throughout the academic year is to be provided by The NUEL in partnership with ASUS ROG and HyperX representatives will be giving a talk in the coming year on what it's like to work in the Esports industry. As SVGE is first and foremost a hub for the gaming community at our university, we strongly encourage you all to share your own gaming and Esports related content - whether that be artwork, articles you've written, videos, or your Twitch channel.

If you're interested, please join our Discord here.

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The Committee

All clubs and societies within the Students' Union are run entirely by students. The student committee for Video Games & Esports Society this year are:

Kieran Allinson
Equipment Officer
Rudra Mutalik
Games Committee Representative
Ewan Stone
Livestreaming Officer
Max Burgess
Media And Publicity Officer
Andrew Davey
Anan Venkatesh
Ranulf Mason
Social and Events Secretary
Maddison Buckley
Social and Events Secretary
Edward Joyce
Gintija Egle
Vice President
Benedict Glover
Andrew Ridler
Welfare Secretary

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Membership Information

These are the current membership fees offered by Video Games & Esports Society, although many clubs and societies offer a free period for new members to try out their activities.

You must be a member of the Students' Union to join a club or society
NameCostValid PeriodDetails
Free MembershipFREE01/08/2021 - 31/07/2022This allows you to join our Discord (https://discord.gg/2U6gDJA), where most of our stuff happens, and access it as a verified member! We've got many game scenes with regular events, such as CS:GO or LoL, as well as many active, smaller scenes like Paradox Interactive, or osu!. You'll also be on our society mailing list, for events and the like, when they occur!
Community Membership£5.0001/08/2021 - 31/07/2022With this membership, you help us fund our events and can vote in AGMs/EGMs. You'll also get a special custom colour in our Discord, and more! Bragging rights included for free! Additionally, if/when we do run any large paid events (LANs, etc), this membership will cover your entry!


All SUSU clubs & societies must have a Constitution which governs how they run

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Health & Safety

All clubs & societies are required to risk assess their activity to ensure it is carried out in a safe manner for members. Current risk assessments for Video Games & Esports Society are available to view below