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What is the Postgrad Society? 

We're the only society at the University of Exeter dedicated specifically to postgraduate social life. If you are one of the thousands of Masters/PhD students on campus, this is the society you belong in. We're here just for you and to make sure that your time here is fresh and engaging! We're here to create a fun, social atmosphere where you can make friendships that last into your professional life. 
Curious about what sort of events we plan? 
Get excited! Think day trips, themed pub nights, fun socials out on the town and around the area, walks, film nights, and lots of other events that are intended to give postgrads a chance to have some exceptional times!
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It is the role of the president to ensure the smooth running of the society by managing the executive team.  As president, you should have exciting goals for the year ahead with a clear plan of how you expect to achieve these.  It is the role of the president to keep in mind the bigger picture, including reviewing activities and events, ensuring that the society is hosting events that reflect the members’ interests, and that the society continues to attract members.  The president will handle correspondence with the university, Guild and external partners.  Other responsibilities will include filing risk assessments for events, assisting the treasurer in budget decisions, and sourcing grants from the university. 


The vice-president will assume responsibility of organising regular committee meetings, taking minutes, and ensure that the committee have clear aims.  It will be expected that the vice-president will assume presidential responsibilities if the president is unavailable.  Additional responsibilities will include the management of ticket sales, assisting in the organisation of larger events and management of the mailing list. 

Social secretary (x2)

It is the responsibility of the social secretaries to organise well run, fun social events.  This will include both regular events and larger events.  It is expected that the social secretaries will correspond with venues for booking and handle ticket sales for larger events.  There will be two social secretaries. 


Responsibilities of the treasurer will include filing an annual budget, budgeting of events and handling membership money.  The treasurer will work with the president regarding budget decisions.  The treasurer should ensure that money is spent correctly so that the society money benefits the members.  Other responsibilities will include ensuring that money is being spent correctly and that all transactions are recorded accurately. 

Publicity secretary

The publicity secretary will be responsible for communications to members, including managing social media, handling posters and tickets, and be involved with the mailing list.  This role will include correspondence with other societies with the aim of creating exciting inter-society events.   






PGSoc Bowling
18th September 7pm - 9pm
Tenpin Exeter, Exeter Quay
Kick off freshers week by joining us for a couple of games of (half price) bowling!
Postgraduate Society Brunch at The Cosy Club
19th September 10am - noon
Cosy Club, Exeter City Centre
Come along to The Cosy Club for brunch and a chance to meet fellow postgraduates.
Postgraduate Society Pizza & Prizes
20th September 7pm - 11pm
Hole in the Wall, Exeter City Centre
Come and meet fellow postgraduate students and win prizes through a series of activities- all accompanied by free pizza!
Postgraduate Society Pub Crawl
22nd September 7:30pm - 11pm
The Chevalier Inn, Exeter City Centre
Join us for a pub crawl around Exeter's city centre!
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