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Student groups - Committee training

Student Group Committee Training

Welcome to the Student Group Committee training page 2022/23

This will prepare you to take on your committee member role.

We encourage you to participate in the sessions, as well as complete the form located at the end of each so we can track your progress and gather feedback. You will notice that each of the sessions have which committee positions they are required for.

While the training can be used on any device, it is designed for laptops and desktops, there may be some issues if you try to use other devices. If you have any issues accessing this training please let us know via - training@upsu.com

We can't wait to work with you! 

The Activities Team and The Sports Development Team

If you have a questions about the content of the training, please email societies@su.plymouth.ac.uk or sport@su.plymouth.ac.uk

*INFO

*START

*Q Welcome to UPSUAll Core Committee

 

*A This will be a brief introduction into the Students' Union at the University of Plymouth (UPSU).

*A 

*A In this session we will cover:

*L What is UPSU?

*L Our staff teams

*L Accessing support

*L The benefits of being an affiliated student group

*L Who represent you and who you represent

*A

*A Welcome to UPSU Training

 

*Q Student Group Committee BasicsAll Core Committee

*A This session goes over the basics of what you will need to know to be part of a student group committee and using the UPSU website.

*A

*A This session will cover:

*L Core Committee Positions

*L Other Optional Committee Positions

*L Student Group Webpages

*L Admin Tools

*L Getting a Licensed Zoom from the University

*A

*A Student Group Committee Basics Training

 

*Q Finance and Student Global FinanceAll Core Committee

*A In this session, we hope to give you the knowledge and skills to manage your student groups finances effectively. It will also show you how to use Student Global Finance.

*A

*A This session will cover:

*L Meet the team

*L Types of Accounts

*L Using SGF

*L Rules and Regulations

*L Budgeting

*L Applying for funding, sponsorships and grants

*A

*A Finance and Student Global Finance Training

 

*Q Health and SafetyAll Core Committee

*A This session will explain responsibility of all committee members for managing your societies health and safety. It will also go through the processes needed to ensure that your society is being run as safely as possible.

*A

*A In this session we will cover:

*L Duty of Care

*L Role of a Safety Officer

*L Risk Assessments

*L Accident Reporting

*A 

*A Health and Saftey Training

 

*Q Being on CommitteeAll Core Committee

*A This session will take you through what is expected of a committee, as well as provide advice around setting responsibilities and targets and managing committee meetings.

*A

*A In this session we will cover:

*L What is expected of a committee?

*L Agreeing your roles and responsibilities

*L Setting targets

*L Committee meetings

*A

*A Being on Committee Training

 

*Q Looking after your membersAll Core Committee and any Welfare Roles

*A The aim of this session is to support you to make your society more accessible and explain how you can support and signpost members with their wellbeing. 

*A

*A This session will cover:

*L Inclusion and Accessibility

*L How to be a good ally

*L Factors that can limit accessibility

*L Wellbeing

*L Active Listening

*L Support Services and Signposting

*A

*A Looking After Your Members Training

 

*Q GDPR and Data ProtectionAll Core Committee

*A The aim of this training is to ensure that you understand data protection and how it interacts with your volunteering role at UPSU.

*A The session will cover three areas of GDPR:

*L Personal Data

*L Individuals' Rights

*L Consent and Accountability

*A 

*A GDPR and Data Protection Training

*Q Creating Activities and Using the Activities PortalAll Core Committee

*A The aim of this session is to go over when you will need to create activities and how you can use the Activities Portal to it's full potential.

*A This session will cover:

*L When and how to use the Activities Portal

*L Creating Activities 

*L Transport Bookings

*L Room Bookings 

*L External Speaker Bookings

*L Organising Trips

*L Ticketed Events

*A

*A Creating Activities and Using the Activites Portal Training

*Q Event PlanningAll Core Committee and Social Secs

*A The aim of this session is to explore effective event planning and how to use the event planning cycle. It will give you the information and understanding to make sure that your events and activities are successful.

*A This session will cover:

*L The Event Process

*L Defining an activity/event

*L Event submission deadlines

*L Promotion of Events

*L Execution of Events

*L Evaluation of Events

*A

*A Event Planning Training

*Q Publicity and MarketingSecretary and anyone involved in promotion of the society

*A The aim of this session is to support you to have effective publicity and marketing along with tips for creating a marketing strategy for your student group.

*A This session will cover:

*L Understand how you can promote your student group

*L Consider your student groups why

*L Explore examples of great promotion

*L Reflecting on your current marketing strategy

*L Plan for your future marketing strategy

*A

*A Publicity and Marketing Training

*END