We know that running a society or committee can be a bit stressful at the best of times... but remember that there are dedicated staff and an amazing Societies Committee here to help you every step of the way.
This is your online resource for everything you might need to know to successfully run your Students' Union society.
From starting up to publicising that big event, use the links below to get the best info on how to get it done.
If you'e still stuck, then ASK US... no matter how big or small your question is, we want to help!
For queries... Pop to the Activities Information Desk (Activities & Sports Zone) to see Fi & Belle. Or email or phone: firstname.lastname@example.org / 0114 222 8620.
Or... visit a Societies Surgery, run by Societies Committee: Wednesdays 1-2pm in the Activities & Sports Zone. Got lectures at that time? Then email SocCom: email@example.com.
For longer meetings e.g balls, trips or finance book an appointment to see Zoe, the Society Development Coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org / 0114 222 8631.
If you can't find the answer to your problem in our guides, then get in touch. There's lots of staff and student support here to help you with all your society or committee questions and issues.
Fi and Belle are our two wonderful Activities Information Assistants - and your first point of call. They can help you with general society enquiries and financial claims.
Visit them at the Activities Information Desk (in the Activities & Sports Zone), open weekdays 10am - 6pm during term time.
Telephone: 0114 222 8620
Emily is the Team Leader. She works with departmental societies (e.g. Geography) on all their balls, trips and events. Please get in touch if you need help with your activities.
Telephone: 0114 222 8535
Zoë is the Society Development Coordinator and works with all societies and working committees (apart from the departmental societies). If your society needs a meeting to help with a ball or event, a trip, money & budgets, insurance or health & safety then contact Zoë.
Telephone: 0114 222 8631
Alice is your Activities Officer - she's your representative on issues around activities and the Students' Union. Contact Alice if you want to see a change or if you have a representation issue. Visit her at in her office in the Activities & Sports Zone during her office hour: Wednesday 1 - 2pm.
Telephone: 0114 222 8528
Societies Committee are the student team in charge of allocating society grants, approving new societies and organising a whole host of massive society events. Contact them and you will be put in touch with the relevant liaison officer.