Icons - Silver

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


  • Achieved all Bronze core criteria
  • Update exec officer or Sports and Societies Development Team over the year with what the society or sports club has been doing email or verbal
  • Volunteer as a club/society 20+ hours – activities must involve a minimum of 10 different members.
  • Regular beginner/introduction to Club/Society activities.
  • Raise £1000 for charity or host 2 charity events


Choose 3 of the following:


  • Organise an event with one or more other Societies or Sports clubs
  • Upskill Club/Society members eg 1st Aid, coaching qualifications
  • An activity that benefits or contributes to the local community (external)
  • Source external funding £300+ over year
  • Form a link with NGB (National Governing Body) for benefit of members.
  • Committee member/s attend additional training provided by UPSU or Plymouth University (Active Devon/Drink Aware/NUS)
  • Enter a team into intramural league
  • Support a Give it a Go session
  • Support UPSU host one social event in the Union per term. (Quiz night etc.)

Proof of Criteria:


  • Certificates of qualifications
  • Email, report/file kept on record to role specific exec.
  • Hours logged with Volunteering Department under Society/Club name
  • Feedback from Society/Club members (survey results)
  • Records kept with fundraising coordinator
  • Proof of receipt for external funding
  • Attendance register shown to UPSU for training/introductory activities
  • Registered team in a Intramural league/sport
  • Ents Department event calendar


Recognition/Potential Rewards:


  • Recognition same as Bronze
  • Sports & Societies Fair stall location choice
  • Awards table choice