The Executive Committee of any Society or Club have responsibilities and obligations both to the members and in the way the Society is run.  Members have the right to expect the Society to be well organised, inclusive, to deliver on its core purpose, and to use its resources for their benefit.

The main requirements in terms of running a Society are covered in:

Exec Role Guides

These guides will be revised and updated shortly, but can still be used in the meantime - please note some links contained within the guides will be obsolete.


Execs are also responsible for ensuring that the Society is properly set up, registered, and its essential information logged with the SU:

Society events need to be properly planned and signed off:

Society Execs also have a responsibility to look after the welfare of their members - here are some signposting resources that may be of help:



There are a number of training opportunities throughout Term 1 as detailed below - for further information or to sign up please contact  All sessions will take place in MR2 in the SUHQ Building.

  • Mon 9th Oct - 10-10.45am - Running a Safe Welcoming Society/Club
  • Mon 9th Oct - 12.45-1.45pm - Charity Fundraising
  • Wed 11th Oct - 10-11am - Drop-In Workshop (Running Your Society)
  • Wed 11th Oct - 11am-1pm - Against The Clock? (Maximising Your Time)
  • Wed 11th Oct - 1-2pm - Campsign Essentials
  • Thur 12th Oct - 11.30am-12.30pm - Writing An Effective Bid
  • Mon 16th Oct - 11.30am-1pm - Standing Your Ground (Assertiveness)
  • Mon 16th Oct - 2.30-7pm - Drop-In Workshop (Running Your Society)
  • Wed 18th Oct - 1-4pm - Increasing Your Intercultural Awareness
  • Fri 20th Oct - 11-11.45am - Social Media: Make the Most of it for your Society
  • Fri 20th Oct - 12-1.30pm - Disclosure Referral training
  • Wed 25th Oct - 1-4pm - Increasing Your Intercultural Awareness
  • Fri 27th Oct - 10.30-11.15am - Social Media for Execs: Max It Out!
  • Fri 27th Oct - 2-3.30pm - Tips for Success in Campaigning
  • Wed 1st Nov - 1-4pm - Increasing Your Intercultural Awareness
  • Wed 8th Nov - 9am-12.30pm - Running an Inclusive Society: Got it Covered?
  • Wed 8th Nov - 1-2pm - Against The Clock? (Maximising Your Time)
  • Wed 15th Nov - 1-4pm - Increasing Your Intercultural Awareness
  • Thur 16th Nov - 9-11am - Drop-In Workshop (Running Your Society)
  • Thur 16th Nov - 11am-12noon - Building Confidence to Work with Others
  • Fri 17th Nov - 11-11.45am - Social Media for Execs: Make the Most of It
  • Wed 22nd Nov - 1-4pm - Persuading & Influencing: Get Your Message Across
  • Thur 23rd Nov - 9-11am - Drop-In Workshop (Running Your Society)
  • Thur 23rd Nov - 11am-1pm - Standing Your Ground (Assertiveness)
  • Wed 29th Nov - 1-4.30pm - Drop-In Workshop (Running Your Society)
  • Thur 30th Nov - 11am-3.30pm - Drop-In Workshop (Running Your Society)
  • Wed 6th Dec - 1-2pm - Understanding Your Personality Type and Using It!
  • Wed 6th Dec - 2-4pm - Drop-In Workshop (Running Your Society)

If you are interested in a different training or have a specific requirement for your Society, contact to discuss these needs.