The Union of UEA Students allows students to set up their own societies on campus and the largest and longest-running are the UEA Music Society and UEA Live Music Society. Both of these groups are important partners in music making at UEA and are open to all. As well as these, over the years the student body have set up the UEA Electronic Music Society and the Glee Showchoir, all of which provide opportunities for students to make music and enjoy themselves. New for the 2016/17 academic year are the Opera Society and UEA Songwriters' Society, both of which are off to a prosperous start despite being newly developed.
Details of all of the societies can be found to the left.