Presentation on theme: "Manifesto & my aims and goals: To encourage the development of more new societies Set up over 8 new societies including: Afro Caribbean Society, Meditation,"— Presentation transcript:
Manifesto & my aims and goals: To encourage the development of more new societies Set up over 8 new societies including: Afro Caribbean Society, Meditation, and Dodge ball To boost involvement of students with societies Helped with events to boost membership Helped organise a Sports and Societies fair in November ’13 XCould have focused on some individual societies’ membership more To support current societies with events and promotion Supported Harmonics with ‘Sing!’ in returners week ’13 XCould have supported advertising and promotion more
StrengthsWeaknesses Organisation Communication with Chairs Email communication Actively Supportive Communication with other exec members Asking for help and taking on too many jobs at once OpportunitiesThreats Experiencing other unions and how their societies work and run e.g. Wolverhampton Getting to know and gaining Support from staff members and students Too reliant on Facebook for communication and advertising Academic workload e.g. dissertation Part time job Not living on site or near university Lack of communication
Who I have supportedWho has supported me Society Chairs and other membersBen Woodvine, Nathan Richards, Rebecca Crowther Students around university and those who have come into the office Union Staff – Robert Balding, Sue McPherson, Carole Dugmore Students who are parents – set up an online forum which I intend to develop next year Margaret Holland
Thank you Thank you for all the support of those listed, although the list is not exhaustive by any means. The year has been a lot more difficult than I had originally anticipated, but I have still enjoyed my time as Societies Officer and am looking forward to my next year as President.