It also organises several events throughout the academic year. In addition to concerts, exhibitions, theatre and weekly cinema sessions, there are music, dance, theatre and other groups, perfoming throughout the entire academic year. The Student's Union is also responsible for the academic festivites of the "Enterro da Gata".
The Alumni Association of the University of Minho is a representative and communitary structure for the UMinho Alumni.It was created to represent and stimulate the University of Minho's alumni community. The alumni community currently boasts over 25.000 graduates, found all over the country and abroad, in different professional and social positions and which add value to Portuguese society.