The National Federation of Atheist, Humanist and Secular Student Societies (AHS)


The National Federation of Atheist, Humanist and Secular Student Societies (AHS)

The AHS is a national student organisation, designed to provide support, resources and a representative voice for all non-religious university societies in the UK. We're here for UK student atheists, so get involved and make a difference!

Location: United Kingdom
Members: 29
Latest Activity: May 18, 2012

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Comment by Michael Caton on August 24, 2010 at 2:27pm
I'm a medical student and I'm thinking about starting a secular medical student group. If these already exist I don't want to re-invent the wheel - does anyone know if any? I was thinking it would essentially serve two functions.
1) Counterbalance the occasional prayer breakfast or community service opportunity offered by one or two religious groups in the med school. (That said, they're not intrusive or fundamentalist by any stretch, but it would be nice to have a presence.)
2) Opportunity for ethical discussions, which I wish medical students would have more of. All are welcome, non-theist or otherwise.

Any knowledge of such a group already existing? Doesn't even have to be specifically medical students - other grad or professional programs with secular student groups would be helpful as well.
Comment by Alex Gibson on April 17, 2009 at 8:44am
There's been some talk of doing a comprehensive faith and belief survey of students, but it's difficult working out a neutral question that'll give us good results. I definitely think it'll show many more atheists than people are expecting.
Comment by Infidel_girl on April 17, 2009 at 7:45am
I don't know if wnyone here knows of the Student Panel, but they did a survey in July 2006 about students beliefs in creation/evolution -
I wonder if the survey was to be done again and in a more wider scale what would be found.
Comment by Alex Gibson on February 21, 2009 at 7:00am
I imagine it must be hard, though things like Nexus must make it a little easier? Have you been in touch with the Secular Student Alliance? They might know of a group in your college, or people in your college who've been in touch with them about starting a group
Comment by Sabrina on February 20, 2009 at 9:21pm
I'm in the U.S., and I'm a college student. I attend a university in the deep south and finding like-minded students is not an easy task.

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