SHSS students are an integral part of NU student community and NU student organizations. Organized in more than 50 student clubs and associations, they help students find affinity groups, express their talents, provide grounds to implement their initiatives, as well as create unforgettable student life. The list of organizations that were founded at SHSS and expanded to the university level include Children's Charity Club, NU Contemporary Dance Club, NU Latino Social Club, NU Student Vocal Club, Youth Parliament - Astana, Enactus NU, NU French Club and NU Cheerleading Team.
Alongside NU student organizations, SHSS student community has initiated a number of school-wide alliances. Those include Student Council, Association of Political Science Students, Nazarbayev University Model United Nations Club (NUMUN), and SHSS magazine "Focus".
The SHSS Student Council is an organization that represents student concerns to the School faculty and administration to improve the quality of education and student life at SHSS.
The Association of Political Science Students is a student organization dedicated to students who are majoring, minoring or just interested in Political Science and International Relations. The Association is aimed at building closer faculty –student relations, encouraging students to explore research careers in political science and international relations, organizing social events for students who share common interests , facilitate discussion, debate, and dialogue over political issues in a friendly and open atmosphere where individuals feel free to express their personal views, and building bridges with professionals from political science and international relations community.
NUMUN members engage in simulations of the United Nations meetings. Several NUMUN members have participated in regional and global Model United Nations conferences including those in Almaty, London, and Rome.
The main goal of NU Cheerleading Team is to participate, win and defend an honour of Nazarbayev University in different Cheerleading Sports Championships. Currently NU Cheerleading Team has won six sports Championships in cities of Astana, Almaty and Karagandy. Moreover, NU Cheerleading Team supports and cheers for other sport teams such as football, volleyball and basketball.