Student Groups

Asia-Pacific Students Entrepreneurial Society (ASES)

ASES is a student organization whose mission is to educate and network the future leaders in business, technology and the Asia-Pacific in order to foster a global entrepreneurship society.


Association of Chinese Students and Scholars at Stanford (ACSSS)

ACSSS is a student-run organization whose mission is to broaden the channels of communication between the Stanford mainland Chinese community and various other cultural, academic, and professional communities in the Bay Area.


China Bridge 

Formerly known as Chinese Language and Culture Network, China Bridge organizes networking events and socials that bring together students and professionals interested in learning more about China.


Chinese Women Collective at Stanford


GSB Greater China Business Club

The Greater China Business Club is an exchange for GSB and non-GSB students who are interested in business in the Greater China region: Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong. The club provides opportunities to connect with each other, share knowledge, learn, discover, and create opportunities.


Hong Kong Students Association

Founded in 1988, the Hong-Kong Student Association (HKSA) is a volunteer student organization of Stanford University dedicated to serve the Hong Kong community at Stanford and to serve those interested in Hong Kong culture.


Korean Students Association at Stanford (KSAS)

Korean Student Association at Stanford University (KSAS) is a nonprofit organization for Korean students at Stanford University that represents more than 400 members. KSAS promotes various social events as well as job searching workshops during the academic year.


Stanford Aikido Club

Aikido is an art of self-defense which emphasizes good body movement, throws, and joint locks. When using Aikido properly, violent aggression can be neutralized swiftly and cleanly so that effective self-defense is possible without inflicting injury.


Stanford Chinese Dance


Stanford Dragon Boat

Stanford dragon boat team is a dynamic group of undergraduate and graduate students who spend a few hours together on the bay once a week to escape the rigors of Stanford life.


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The Asian Society seeks to promote social networking opportunities among students of Asian origin or descent, as well as those students who are interested in Asian culture.


Stanford Hwimori (Korean Drums)

Stanford Hwimori is a multiethnic group comprised of students, alumni, and other members of the Stanford community that are committed to the performance and perpetuation of Korean cultural performing arts on-campus and in the Bay Area. The group was founded by three Korean American students in 1993 and was originally called Stanford Samulnori.


Stanford Japan Exchange Club (SJEC)

SJEC is the Stanford Japan Exchange Club, which is a student-run organization that plans a month of activities for visiting Japanese university students every winter quarter. The Club originated in 1954 as a two-part exchange program with Keio University in Japan.


Stanford Japanese Association (SJA)


Stanford Journal of East Asian Affairs

Active from 2001 through 2015, this student-run journal highlighted original articles from undergraduate and graduate students across multiple academic disciplines writing on the regions of China / Hong Kong / Taiwan, Japan, Korea and Southeast Asia.  Past issues can be accessed here:


Stanford Korean Students Association (KSA)

A portal to Korean and Korean-American events, culture and issues at Stanford and beyond.


Stanford Shotokan (Martial Arts)

Every day is an opportunity to build strength and agility, to grow and become better. This is an open invitation to men and women who wish to improve, physically and mentally, to practice karate with us.


Stanford Taiko

Stanford Taiko is a collegiate performing ensemble devoted to bringing the awareness of taiko (art of Japanese drumming) to the greater community. Composed of fifteen to twenty Stanford students, it is an entirely student run group under the guidance of the Department of Music and faculty advisors Steve Sano and Linda Uyechi.


Stanford Taiwanese Cultural Society

The Stanford Taiwanese Culture Society seeks to make its members and others aware of Taiwanese culture.


Stanford Taiwanese Student Association (STSA)


Stanford Wushu

Stanford Wushu is a student organization devoted to the practice and promotion of the Chinese sport and martial art of wushu.


Stanford Zen Society

The Stanford Zen Society aims to spread awareness of meditation in the Stanford community by holding weekly meditation gatherings and organizing regular trips to meditation centers. We are open to all those who have an interest in learning about meditation or deepening their existing practice. The group provides a forum based on the teachings of Zen Buddhism for people of all backgrounds, regardless of their religious beliefs, from the Stanford community to gather, learn, and share the practice of Zen style meditation, and to spread awareness of this practice in the community.


Undergraduate Chinese American Association

UCAA is Leland Stanford Junior University's Undergraduate Chinese American Association, a student-run organization whose goal is to promote and educate the Stanford community about Chinese culture. In addition, it strives to build cohesiveness within the Chinese American community itself through cultural and social events.