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Student Groups Committee (24th March 2017)

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Name of Committee Student Groups Committee
Date and time 24th March 2017, 10:00
Place Board Room
Present Members
(voting)
Student Enterprise Officer Serban Berariu
Clubs and Societies Officer Michael Sims
Vice President Democracy and Creative Industries Cameron Meldrum
Absent with Apologies Student Activities Assistant Karen Lawrence
Performing Arts Officer George Smith
Community & Volunteering Officer Jessica Parkes
Absent without Apologies 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

Actions and Decisions

TypeDescriptionWho
Action Contact Green Action for further information Nic Eldred
Action Document to be emailed out to committee for wider feedback Cameron Meldrum
Decision This groups is now merging with a similar group (Natural Sciences) and the committee approved this merger
Decision Not Affiliated
Decision Affiliated to Creative Industries - on the provision that non-alcohol options are considered
Decision This groups was affiliated to the Sports Development Zone
Action To ensure Rugby club(s) are aware this group is affiliatiing Jack Harvey
Welcome
1. Approval of minutes
  • Minutes from last meeting approved by those in attendance and will be published shortly.  If you have any problems check them online and let Nic know.
Name Changes
2. Green Action to Campus Collective

The committee are fine with this in principal, but it is a purpose change and not just a name change.  Request a breakdown of the new aims compared to the old aims to be emailed in

Action Contact Green Action for further information (Nic Eldred)
Constitutions
3. Ultimate Frisbee

Ultimate Frisbee constitution changes appears fine, but in future the amendments need to be clearly labelled

Policy
4. Fining Policy

CM and MS presented some thoughts on creating an action plan/policy on clubs and socs fining their members

Action Document to be emailed out to committee for wider feedback (Cameron Meldrum)
Affiliations
5. Gatsby Botanical (10.30)

This groups attended with the Natural Sciences Society and they have agreed it would make sense to merge as they have simialr aims

Decision This groups is now merging with a similar group (Natural Sciences) and the committee approved this merger
6. People for the Large Underrepresented Terrestrial Objects (Written)

Written appication was read out as no one could attend the meeting.

The committee felt this was too niche and crossed over with several other societies so would not be affiliated

Decision Not Affiliated
7. Cocktail Society (Written)

The commitee felt this idea has merit, however would like confirmation that non-alocholic alternatives are available

Decision Affiliated to Creative Industries - on the provision that non-alcohol options are considered
8. Rugby League

The committee felt that the reasoning for another rugby club was strong and that so long as their is good communication between all rugby clubs this would be fine.

Good research into local resources and leagues

Decision This groups was affiliated to the Sports Development Zone
Action To ensure Rugby club(s) are aware this group is affiliatiing (Jack Harvey)

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