• The only qualification for membership of Mensa is a high IQ. The original aims of Mensa were, as they are today, to create a society that is non-political and free from all racial or religious distinctions.

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Find out the benefits on offer to those who qualify to join the Mensa High IQ Society.

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Have you got what it takes to take on the Mensa Online Workout? You have 15 minutes to complete the challenge!

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To become a Mensan, all you need to do is demonstrate you have an IQ in the top two per cent. There is no other criterion.

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Gifted & Talented

Does your child prefer Charles Dickens to Cbeebies, or do they find school boring and unchallenging? You could have a bright spark on your hands!

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Mensa Science Day - Bristol

Sat Oct 26 2019

Strain your Brain at the Mensa Science Day - Bristol Friends (Quakers) Meeting House 300 Gloucester Road Horfield Bristol BS7 8PD Saturday 26th October 2019 10.00 - 15.50 You are invited to what we hope will be the first of many Arts & Science themed events out of Bristol. To kick start the...

Mensa News

14th Oct 2019

Finalists Steve Morley, Tanya Ironmonger, Florentina Hettinga and Simneet Aslanidis. Boardgamer Florentina Hettinga has been fast-tracked to the UK Catan...

23rd Aug 2019

Catan is a popular game amongst Mensans - and now there is chance to claim a national title by taking part in the British Mensa Catan national qualifier...

17th May 2019

A prominent Mensan whose achievements include helping to write the Science of Discworld books with Terry Pratchett and teaching a Nobel prize winner has died...