Official Student Groups

Sports-Oriented Activities

For the purpose of promoting sports-related extracurricular activities and the various sports groups, the "Osaka University Sports Union" was set up. As can be seen below, the Osaka University President heads the Osaka University Sports Union. Currently, the Sports Union has approximately 6,000 members. 1,775 members were active in 58 different sports-related extracurricular groups at Osaka University as of June 1, 2021.

Chairperson NISHIO Shojiro (President)
Committee Chair KANOH Hiroto
Committee Vice Chair & Planning and Public Relations Manager TANIGUCHI Yurika (Women's Table Tennis)
Committee Vice Chair & External Affairs Vice Manager
HAYASHI Norihiro (Demo Skiing)
General Affairs Manager OMATSU Koutarou (Kendo)
Athletic Manager EINAGA Yuki (Women's Lacrosse)
Accounting Manager HAMADA Kouhei (Skiing)
External Affairs Manager SOBUE Keisuke (Boxing)

Culture-oriented Activities

The "Osaka University Culture Union" was set up as an organization to unify, strengthen, and promote cultural activities and groups at Osaka University. As of June 1, 2021, there are 71 extracurricular cultural groups with a total of 2,467 student members.

Chairperson TOSHIMORI Hikaru
Vice Chairperson KODAMA Takumi

In addition to the above activities, there is also The Steering Committee for Osaka University Festivals to plan and manage the two Osaka University festivals -- Icho and Machikane -- as well as other events, enlivening such events with innovative ideas.

To download forms for updating club registration information, click on the appropriate link(s) below:

Notification form for club renewal
Notification form for updating club information on the OU website
Request form for repair of facilities