Training


Student Activities

Student Committee Leader training 2021 – Summer Release

This will prepare you to take on your committee member role in August. From 24th May to 5th July, new sessions will be released weekly focusing on different categories.

Every Monday, the newest release will be at the top of this page.

We encourage you to participate in the sessions as they are released, as well as complete the form located at the end of each so we can track your progress and gather feedback.

We look forward to working with you.

The Student Activities Team

If you have any questions regarding the training, please email activities@exeterguild.com



Elections & Democracy


Elections and AGMs

This session will explain the purpose of elections AGMs within societies and student groups, as well as how to run them.

We recommend taking your time and reading through this session careful before arranging any elections.

Time needed to complete: 18 – 20 minutes.

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Democracy

 This session will explain what democracy is, why it’s relevant to student groups, and how to engage in it to encourage change.

Time needed to complete: 5 – 7 minutes.

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Welfare & Diversity


Student Welfare Training 

This session will cover how to support positive welfare within your society, as well as provide a number of resources that members can be signposted to.  

Time needed to complete: 15 – 17 minutes.  

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Sustainability  

This session will provide tips and suggestion around how a society can improve their sustainability.  

Time needed to complete: 5 – 7 minutes  

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Accessibility 

This session will provide suggestions on how a society can review and improve it’s accessibility.  

Time needed to complete: 8 – 10 minutes. 

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Diversity

This session will provide suggestions and how a society can provide more opportunities for minority student groups.  

Time needed to complete: 8 – 10 minutes. 

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Inclusion

This session will suggest how a society can create an approachable and inclusive community.  

Time needed to complete: 8 – 10 minutes.  

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Recognition & Employability


Recognition and rewards

This session will cover the key recognition and reward schemes student committees can participate in over the upcoming academic year.

Time needed to complete: 5 – 7 minutes

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Employability and your committee position

This session will highlight the employment value that comes with holding a committee position.

Time needed to complete:

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Finance


Accounts and Responsibilities  

This session will take you through how your society bank account works and the basics of tax.  

Time needed to complete: 10-12 minutes 

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Budgeting  

This session will cover the basics of budgeting, as well as explain what events need an event budget submitted to be approved.  

Time needed to complete: 8-10 minutes 

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Processes 

This session explains to move money in and out of your society bank account correctly. 

Time needed to complete: 9-11 minutes 

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Events Management & Marketing


Events and Activities

This session will take you through the process of running an activity/event as a student group.

Time needed to complete session: 14-16 minutes.

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External Speaker Framework – running an event with guest speakers

This session will explain our external speaker framework and the steps you need to undertake in order to run events involving external speakers.

Time need to complete session: 12-14 minutes.

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Society Fundraising

This session will take you through how your society/student group can fundraise, and the best practice we recommend you follow.

Time needed to complete session: 10-12 minutes.

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Social

This session is designed to help reflect on the term social and what can it mean to different individuals.

Time needed to complete: 5-7 minutes

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Publicity and Marketing

This session will you through how to market your society, our policies around marketing and how to sell your society stash.

Time needed to complete: 7-9 minutes

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Completing your risk assessment

The following session will be released at a later date.

Society & Committee Management


Being a Committee Member

This session will take you through what is expected of a committee, as well as provide advice around setting responsibilities and targets and managing committee meetings.

Time needed to complete session: 6-8 minutes.

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A Membership Led Group: Part 1

This session will take you through the importance of gathering input from your members and best practice from representing their views:

Time needed to complete session: 6-8 minutes.

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Conflict Resolution

This session will take you through how to recognise your conflict management style, respond to conflict and provides techniques and advice around how to manage and resolve conflict.

Time needed to complete session: 8-10 minutes.

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Society Development

This session will show you how to engage in society development as a committee member, and why doing so is beneficial to both you and the group.

Time needed to complete session: 8-10 minutes.

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Essential Management & Representation


What is the Guild?

This session will walk you through the set up of the Students’ Guild, the staff team who will be working with you over the upcoming academic year, and the support they’ll provide.

Time needed to complete: 5–8 minutes.

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Committee Basics

This session will take you through some of the important tools available to you for managing your society, as well as how to access them. It will also explain the basics of GDPR.

Time need to complete: 10 –12 minutes

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Governance

This session covers Governance terminology and the Student Activities Byelaw.

Time needed to complete session: 5-7 minutes.

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Society Badge Training


All Society Badge training resources can be found in the list below. Please ensure you complete the form at the end to confirm your completion of the session.

More information on Society Badges can be found here: Introducing Society Badges - Students' Guild (exeterguild.org)


Development

This session will show you how to engage in society development as a committee member, and why doing so is beneficial to both you and the group.

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Fundraising & Volunteering

This session will take you through how your society/student group can fundraise, and the best practice we recommend you follow.

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Inclusivity

This session will suggest how a society can create an approachable and inclusive community.  

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Diversity

This session will provide suggestions and how a society can provide more opportunities for minority student groups.  

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Accessibility 

This session will provide suggestions on how a society can review and improve it’s accessibility.  

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Sustainability  

This session will provide tips and suggestion around how a society can improve their sustainability.  

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Democracy

 This session will explain what democracy is, why it’s relevant to student groups, and how to engage in it to encourage change.

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Welfare

This session will cover how to support positive welfare within your society, as well as provide a number of resources that members can be signposted to.  

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Social

This session is designed to help reflect on the term social and what can it mean to different individuals.

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Leadership Academy


Take a look at our Leadership Academy, a space where students can find resources for developing key skills including communication, management and resilience.

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Accessibility Tools

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