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Club and Society Committee Conference

Sunday 25 September 2022
10:30am - 6pm

This event is run by Activities

This conference is for Club and Society Committee Members. We expect at least one representative from each group. 

You can register to attend the conference via the form here

Here is the agenda for the day! 

Time 

Location 

Session 

Overview  

10.30 - 11 am 

Dorothy Hodgkin Main Entrance 

Welcome / Meet and Greet 

Registration period and a warm welcome to the 2022 Keele SU Club and Society Committee Conference 

11.00 am – 12.00pm 

Dorothy Hodgkin 0.21 

Your Keele SU 

Meet the Officer Team 

Introduction to Keele SU, Officers and general information on what is being offered this year 

12:05 – 12:35 pm 

Dorothy Hodgkin 0.21 

“Running your club/society” (Aimed at Presidents and Club Captains but useful for all committee members) 

Guide on leadership, requirements and advice on how to run your club/society 

 

Dorothy Hodgkin 0.51 

“Student Wellbeing” (Aimed at Wellbeing Officers but useful information for all committee members) 

Discussion on the role of the Wellbeing officer, the new remit and how to make the most out of the position 

12:40 – 13:10 pm  

Dorothy Hodgkin 0.21 

"Club and Society Administration” - Aimed at secretaries but useful for all 

Information on the core admin duties of a club or society, including meetings, using tools and supporting the Presidents 

 

Dorothy Hodgkin 0.51  

“Club and Society Finances” - Aimed at Treasurers but useful for all 

Guide to managing your group's money, covering bank accounts, making requests and funding your ambitions 

 

Dorothy Hodgkin 0.31 

Drop-in session with your officers Maisie Glock (AU & Sport Officer) & Tom Guilbert-Newall (Activities & Community Officer) & Dan Lay (Welfare & Diversity Officer) 

Come along and get to know the officers in charge of supporting your club or society, and how they can help you  

13:15 – 13:45 pm  

Dorothy Hodgkin 0.21 

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion 

Insight into the requirements of your group in ensuring the inclusive and appropriate treatment of members  

 

13.45 - 14:45 pm 

LUNCH – A selection of food will be provided in DH 0.08 for attendees, due to the exceptional turnout, the room will not be seated however you can make use of the lecture rooms or go elsewhere on campus 

14:45 – 15:15 pm  

Dorothy Hodgkin 0.21 

BUCS and Your AU 

An overview for clubs on how their governing body works, with an introduction to the AU and how to make the most of it 

 

Dorothy Hodgkin 0.51 

Applying for Grants and Awards 

Looking into the applications you can make to fund your activity, including dates and advice 

15:20 – 15:40 pm 

Dorothy Hodgkin 0.51 

#NeverOK 

An insight into drugs, drinking and consent, making sure it is clear the rules and expectations of your group 

15:45 – 16:15 pm  

Dorothy Hodgkin 0.21 

Marketing, social media and Events Planning 

A guide on how to promote your society and engage students, with information on how you can plan your own SU events 

 

Dorothy Hodgkin 0.51 

How to Network 

Discussing how you can engage with other societies, external sources and the SU to make the most out of connections 

 

Dorothy Hodgkin 0.31 

 

Drop- in session with your officers Maisie Glock (AU & Sport Officer) & Tom Guilbert-Newall (Activities & Community Officer) & Dan Lay (Welfare & Diversity Officer) 

Come along and get to know the officers in charge of supporting your club or society, and how they can help you 

 

16:20 – 16:50 pm  

Dorothy Hodgkin 0.21 

“Fundraising and Sponsorship” 

Looking into ways you can run activities and create agreements to raise money and fund your club or society 

 

Dorothy Hodgkin 0.51 

Club & Society Sign-Up 

Information regarding the upcoming sign-up fair, including how to recruit and how to make the best pitch to prospective members 

17:00 onwards 

Networking at Squirrel Bar- Come along and create connections in a relaxed setting, with the opportunity to ask any questions you may have