• Chalking

    You can do this yourself around Uni. There are rules however, just so you don’t permanently mark special spots: You can chalk on concrete paths and paved areas that are not undercover (so the rain can wash it away) Please do not chalk on walls, near entry ways, or cobblestones….

  • Poster Bollards

    The UCSA manages the seven poster bollards on campus. These guidelines are in place to give all parties a fair go at receiving promotion of their event or service. Only the UCSA may place posters on the bollards Affiliated clubs must contact the UCSA clubs team with their interest in…

  • Noticeboards

    There are six notice boards on campus that are managed by the UCSA. These guidelines are in place to give all parties a fair go at receiving promotion of their event or service. UCSA Notice boards are branded UCSA. These guidelines apply to those boards only. All UCSA affiliated Clubs…

  • Fundraising

    Fundraising ideas are endless but it’s important to come up with something unique and worthwhile for your club. Some ideas to help you get started can be found here: http://www.alzheimers.org.uk/site/scripts/documents_info.php?documentID=508 Remember that any events on campus need approval from by the University (refer to Events section above).

  • Sponsorship

    Research potential sponsors Create a wish list of who you might want to sponsor your club/event. Keeping in mind the relevance, compatibility with your association. Sponsorships are often easier to gain with companies that have had a change in leadership/ownership, rebranded, and launched a new product or have another significant…

  • Club Grants

    The UCSA receives funds through the student levy to help support clubs in the form of grant applications. Generally there are 2 main types of grants that clubs can be apply for: General club grants Sport grants In light of COVID-19, the UCSA also opened up an additional COVID-19 Club…

  • Club Accounts

    It is important to keep your clubs funds in order. The club’s treasurer will make sure information is recorded correctly and is reconciled. If you have any concerns, drop in and see the Clubs Co-ordinator. Must do Keep a record of petty cash (most clubs trip up on this one)…

  • Venues

    So now that you’re all sorted, it’s time to start hosting events! Remember it is all about planning In advance. Familiarise yourself with the information listed here. Events All events* held on campus require your club to submit an event notification form (ENF) and a Hazard Risk Assessment (these forms…

  • Meetings

    The key to running your club is regular meetings. Executive members should be given fair warning of upcoming meetings and appointments. You should try to set meeting dates at least 7 days before. Try and set a schedule at the beginning of the year so that all exec members can…

  • Structure

    The usual organisational structure of a club is that of a committee. The committee is the group of people who takes on the responsibility of organising activities and administering the affairs. The structure is different for each club depending on their aims and objectives. Each role is equally important to…