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President of a Sports Club

Description

This student was elected by its members as President of a sports club to oversee the running of all subsequent sport teams. They coordinated sports team meetings and attended Union meetings to represent the needs of those teams.

Criteria

A President of a Sports Club will only exist if a sports club has multiple teams i.e. 1st team, 2nd team, 3rd team and so on. To gain recognition on your HEAR, you must have

  • Been elected according to the Students' Union guidelines
  • Served a full term in office
  • Ensured the continuity of the sports clubs
  • Attended all required meetings
  • Ensured that no more than two walkovers occurred

 How do I record this activity on my HEAR?

Find out more about sports run by Goldsmiths Students’ Union or contact Tolu Magbagbeola, Sports Development Coordinator.

Captain of a Sports Club

Description

This student was elected Captain of a sports club by its members, to organise its running and act as main representative to the Union.

Criteria

To gain recognition on your HEAR, you must have

  • Been elected according to the Union's guidelines
  • Served a full term in position
  • Ensured the continuity of the sports clubs
  • Attended all required meetings
  • Ensured that no more than two walkovers occurred

How do I find out more?

Find out more about sports run by Goldsmiths Students’ Union or contact Tolu Magbagbeola, Sports Development Coordinator.

 

Vice Captain of a Sports Club

Description

This student was elected as Vice-Captain of a sports club by its members, to assist in its running and deputise for the captain in their absence.

Criteria

To gain recognition on your HEAR, you must have

  • Been elected according to the Union's guidelines
  • Served a full term in position
  • Ensured the continuity of the sports club
  • Attended all required meetings
  • Ensured that no more than two walkovers occurred

How do I find out more?

Find out more about sports within Goldsmiths SU or contact Tolu Magbagbeola, Sports Development Coordinator.

 

Committee Member of a Sports Club

Description

This student was elected as committee member of a sports club by its members, to assist in its running or deputise for the President in their absence.

Criteria

To gain recognition on your HEAR, you must have

  • Been elected according to the Union's guidelines
  • Served a full term in position
  • Ensured the continuity of the club
  • Attended all required meetings

How do I find out more?

Find out more about sports within Goldsmiths SU or contact Tolu Magbagbeola, Sports Coordinator.

 

Referee

Description

This student has successfully completed a referee course and referreed for that sport at Goldsmiths.

Criteria

To gain recognition on your HEAR, you must have

  • An official certificate from the place of training
  • Refereed in that sport for one academic year

How do I find out more?

Find out more about sport within Goldsmiths SU or contact Tolu Magbagbeola, Sports Development Coordinator.

 

Coach

Description

This student has successfully completed a coaching course and coached in that sport at Goldsmiths.

Criteria

To gain recognition on your HEAR, you must have

  • An official certificate from place the of training
  • Coached in that sport for one academic year

How do I find out more?

Find out more about sport within Goldsmiths SU or contact Tolu Magbagbeola, Sports Development Coordinator.

Sports Ambassador

Description

The Sports Ambassador works in collaboration with their respective National Governing Body, committee members of their club and Goldsmiths Sports Coordinator to plan and deliver events and campaigns that focus on engaging the wider student body in recreational sport. They gain skills in communication, project and event management, report writing and marketing.

Criteria

  • Attend National Governing Body (NGB) Student training Maintain a record and register of activities/events
  • Meet with SU staff to discuss progress
  • Have a full or social membership of their club
  • Submit termly evaluation reports
  • Attend monthly captains/ambassador meetings
  • Attend at least 1 SU on tour/ Open Day / Freshers Fayre

How do I find out more?

Contact Tolu Magbagbeola, Sports Development Coordinator.

Societies

President of a Society

Description

This student was elected as President of a society by its members, to organise its running and act as the main representative to the Union.

Criteria

  • Be elected according to the Union's guidelines
  • Serve a full term in position
  • Provide a successful handover to the new President
  • Attend at least 5 Society Training Workshops throughout the year
  • Help to organise or deliver an event for the society
  • Complete the SU Society Feedback Form at the end of your year of leadership

How do I find out more?

Find out more about the societies you can get involved in at Goldsmiths Students’ Union or contact Rachel Sunderland, Societies Coordinator.

Co-president of a Society

Description

This student was elected as Co-President of a society by its members along side another student. These students are then duly responsible for its running and as a team are the main representatives to the Union.

Criteria

  • Be elected according to the Union's guidelines
  • Serve a full term in position
  • Provide a successful handover to the new President
  • Attend at least 5 Society Training Workshops throughout the year
  • Help to organise or deliver an event for the Society
  • Complete the SU Society Feedback Form at the end of your year of leadership

How do I find out more?

Find out about the societies you can get involved in at Goldsmiths Students' Union or contact Rachel Sunderland, Societies Coordinator.

Treasurer of a Society

Description

This student was elected as Treasurer of a society by its members to oversee its financial running and to liaise with the Union regarding financial matters.

Criteria

  • Be elected according to the Union’s guidelines
  • Serve a full term in position
  • Provide a successful handover to the new President
  • Attend at least 5 Society Training Workshops throughout the year
  • Help to organise or deliver an event for the Society
  • Fill out the SU Society Feedback Form at the end of your year of leadership

How do I find out more?

Find out about the societies you can get involved in or contact Rachel Sunderland, Societies Coordinator.

Secretary of a Society

This student was elected as Secretary of a society by its members, to organise its running and act as the main representative to the Union.

Criteria

  • Be elected according to the Union’s guidelines
  • Serve a full term in position
  • Provide a successful handover to the new President
  • Attend at least 5 Society Training Workshops throughout the year
  • Help to organise or deliver an event for the Society
  • Fill out the SU Society Feedback Form at the end of your year of leadership

How do I find out more?

Contact Rachel Sunderland, Societies Coordinator.

Committee Member of a Society

Description

This student was elected as Committee Member of a sports club or society by its members, to assist in its running and deputise for the President in their absence.

Criteria

  • Be elected according to the Union's guidelines
  • Serve a full term in position
  • Provide a successful handover to the new President
  • Attend at least 5 Society Training Workshops throughout the year
  • Help to organise or deliver an event for the society
  • Complete the SU Society Feedback Form at the end of your year of leadership

How do I find out more?

Find out about Goldsmiths SU societies or contact Rachel Sunderland, Societies Coordinator.

Community Action Group Leader

Description

This student has led a Community Action Group that aims to make change in the local community through volunteering, fundraising or campaigning. They have acted as its key liaison with the Students' Union and have been responsible for ensuring the delivery of projects and events. They have gained skills in leadership, project management, budgeting, managing a team and campaigning.

Criteria

  • Be elected to a primary leadership position on the committee of a Students' Union affiliated Community Action Group
  • Demonstrate how you have dedicated your time to fulfil or facilitate the charitable aims of the Group by keeping a project log of your involvement in a facilitator capacity, which is to be signed off by the Societies Coordinator
  • Attend termly meetings with the Societies Coordinator
  • Complete the necessary volunteering and project logs

 

How do I find out more?

Find out more about Goldsmiths SU Societies or contact Rachel Sunderland, Societies Coordinator.

Community Action Group Committee Member

Description

This student has helped run a student-led Community Action Group that aims to make change in the local community through volunteering, fundraising, or campaigning. In this role they’ve actively contributed to the running of the group’s activities. They’ve gained skills in teamwork, communications, and organising and marketing projects and events.

Criteria

  • Be elected to a leadership position on the committee of a Students’ Union affiliated Community Action Group
  • Demonstrate how you have dedicated your time to fulfil or facilitate the charitable aims of the Group by keeping a project log of your involvement in a facilitator capacity which is signed off by the Societies Coordinator
  • Attend termly meetings with the Societies Coordinator
  • Complete necessary volunteering and project logs

How do I find out more?

Find out more about Goldsmiths SU societies or contact Rachel Sunderland, Societies Coordinator.

Community Action Group Volunteer

Description

This student has participated in a student-led Community Action Group that aims to make change in the local community through volunteering, fundraising, or campaigning. They have supported the delivery of services, campaigns or events the group offers. In volunteering for at least 20 hours per academic year they’ve gained skills in time management, teamwork, and communication.

Criteria

  • Demonstrate how you have dedicated your time to fulfil or facilitate the charitable aims of the Group by logging all hours spent volunteering on planned activities which have been risked assessed and signed off by the Societies Coordinator
  • Be a member of a Community Action Group affiliated with the Students’ Union

 How do I find out more?

Find out more about Goldsmiths SU societies or contact Rachel Sunderland, Societies Coordinator.