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Why People Join Mensa

There are many reasons why people decide to join Mensa, including the chance to meet new people, the opportunity to attend special events and the society’s publications. But don’t just take our word for it, discover what our members enjoy about being part of the society - Meet Our Members.


Find out more about the benefits of being a Mensa member . . .


Monthly Magazine & Newsletter »

Every month members receive the glossy 44 page Mensa Magazine packed full of thought-provoking features and debates. Plus, each area has its own emailed regional newsletter every month, giving members local news and events.


Networking & Events »

Members are invited to take part in events across the British Isles. From local events including social evenings, games and visits, to national events such as the Annual Gathering and the popular Arts & Science Days.

Members are also encouraged to network online via forums and groups within social media sites such as LinkedIn and Facebook.


Special Interest Groups »

There are more than 100 SIGs for members to join, covering all aspects of hobbies and interests, from Rambling to Rock music and Science Fiction to Science fact. SIG activity can include newsletters, events and online forums.


International Mensa »

British Mensa members can connect with other members around the world.


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If you think you've got what it takes to join Mensa, book a place on one of our supervised tests.

If you have an inquiry just Contact Us and we'll be in touch.