Society of Progressive Students

Heriot-Watt's first and only Political Society. Fighting the issues, debating the causes, and discussing the solutions. Join us as we continue the fight for progress and for a better world.

What is the “Society for Progressive Students”? (SPS)

SPS is a student society that focuses on the issues facing our generation. Raising awareness of ongoing issues. Our aim is to provide a welcoming environment for students to engage in discussions and meetings around progressive ideas and how to actively implement them for a better and fairer society.

SPS Goals

  1. Raising awareness and promoting progressive ideas

  2. Host discussions/ guest speakers to talk about politics, ideas, and the history of the progressive movement.

  3. Start student engagement on campus to advocate to the university students concerns

Current Campaigns

Current we are working on;

  • Heriot-Watt fully committing to DIVESTING from the fossil fuel industry
  • Heriot-Watt getting to a Carbon Negative University
  • Promoting and informing people about COP26

Want to JOIN or want to learn more?

If you want to join please join or contact us with these links:


Use the above links and a committee member will message you to start a conversation

SPS aims to meet EVERY interested member either in-person or online. You aren't required to have one if you don't want one. But they are a good way to find out more about each other and allow SPS to answer all your questions :))

Committee Members

Events Manager


Social Media Manager


Vice President



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