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Student Groups Committee (20th October 2016)

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Name of Committee Student Groups Committee
Date and time 20th October 2016, 11:00
Place Meeting Room 2
Present Members
(voting)
Student Enterprise Officer Serban Berariu
Clubs and Societies Officer Michael Sims
Vice President Democracy and Creative Industries Cameron Meldrum
AU Officer Jack Harvey
Education Zone Representative Andrew Bamford
Creative Industries Zone Representative Christopher Wright
Student Communities Zone Representative Christelle Li San Cheung
Sports Participation Officer Olivia Owen
Absent with Apologies Student Activities Assistant Karen Lawrence
Non-members VP External Engagement - Daniel Varley
David Allwright

Actions and Decisions

TypeDescriptionWho
Decision Society of Natural Sciences- To be affiliated (Education Zone)
Decision Doctors of the World- To Be affiliated (External Engagement Zone)
Decision Society of Natural History- To be affiliated (Education Zone)
Decision Thai Society- To be affiliated (Student Communities Zone)
Decision Future Frontiers- not to Affiliate
Decision Roll Ball Club- To Affiliate (Sports Development Zone)
Decision Luxury Lifestyle Society- To Affiliate (Creative Industries Zone)
Decision Seventh Day Adventists Society- To affiliate (Student Life Zone)
Decision Canadian Law Society- To defer the decision to the next meeting
Decision Approved
Action Nic Eldred to circulate a request for feedback to committee members
Action Nic to send a doodle poll link to find available times of committee members and arrange another meeting accordingly
1. Welcome and Introductions

Michael Sims welcomed the committee to a new academic year.

2. Affiliations

Nic Eldred confirmed that all groups who's affiliation requests were being heard at the meeting had met the Union rules on having a valid constitution. The following groups were to be considered:-

  • Society of Natural Sciences
  • Doctors of the World
  • Thai Society
  • Future Frontiers
  • Rollball Club
  • Luxury Lifestyle Society
  • Canadian Law Society
  • Natural History Society
  • Seventh Day Adventists Society

 

 

Decision Society of Natural Sciences- To be affiliated (Education Zone)
Decision Doctors of the World- To Be affiliated (External Engagement Zone)
Decision Society of Natural History- To be affiliated (Education Zone)
Decision Thai Society- To be affiliated (Student Communities Zone)
Decision Future Frontiers- not to Affiliate
Decision Roll Ball Club- To Affiliate (Sports Development Zone)
Decision Luxury Lifestyle Society- To Affiliate (Creative Industries Zone)
Decision Seventh Day Adventists Society- To affiliate (Student Life Zone)
Decision Canadian Law Society- To defer the decision to the next meeting
3. Funding Round 2 Dates

Nic Eldred updated the committee that funding applicaitons would be decided in Janurary and asked if an applicaiton period over November and December would be acceptable and fit in with student term commitments.

Decision Approved
4. Bunfight: Student Groups Fayre Feedback

Due to time lack of time it was not possible to collect feedback from the Bunifght: student groups fayre. NE said that all groups had had the opportunity to feedback via online form

Action Nic Eldred to circulate a request for feedback to committee members
5. Any Other Business

Cameron Meldrum reported that the Student Groups Review has begun for this year with a far reaching remit.  Reports will be given at each Student Groups Commitee and consultation will happen with groups and groups reps as the project progresses

6. Date and Time of Next Meeting

Key: P (Papers Provided), PF (Papers to Follow)