Icons - Gold

To achieve an ICONS gold you need to do the following: 


  • Achieved all Icons Bronze & Silver criteria (and retained)
  • Achieved 2 objectives from Development plan
  • Proof of implementing feedback from members based on survey results
  • Effective handover to new committee
  • Raise £2000 for charity over the year or host 3 charity events throughout the year
  • Volunteer as a Club/Society creating a significant contribution within the community.  Ideally contributing 40+ hours, involving a minimum 25% of club/society members



Choose 3 of the following:


  • Up skill Club/Society members eg 1st aid training, coaching
  • Professional looking Club/Society social media and website pages with up to date information accessible to members
  • Run a community or volunteering project
  • Source external funding £800 over year
  • Internal/external Recognition or other (PU/award nominations/press etc.)



Recognition/Potential Rewards:


  • Recognition same as Bronze and Silver award
  • Incorporated into a Press release at the end of the year and promoted through UPSU social media, success stories and Impact Report
  • Recognition by UPSU and Plymouth University Senior Management
  • UPSU sponsorship (support will vary)
  • Free Bespoke Team Plymouth Kit
  • Additonal funding from UPSU (allocation will vary)
  • Choice of table at Awards
  • Free entry to UPSU nightclub (1 per term)
  • Free entry into a partner nightclub (1 per year)