All society committees are made up of at least the four core committee roles. These are President,
Treasurer, Secretary and Equality and Diversity Officer.
Societies can choose to elect additional committee positions such as First Year Rep, Vice President,
Social Media Officer and Social Secretary.
This document covers the basics of what type of responsibilities each role has and the benefits and
experience gained by each position,
but remember running a Society is a collaborative effort and
your roles are designed to support each other to create the best possible environment for you and
Committee Roles and Responsibilities
How to be a President
How to be a Secretary
How to be a Treasurer
How to be an Equality and Diversity Officer
Being an inclusive society can dramatically impact the engagement of your current and future
This section aims to provide you with all the information you need to work towards being
more inclusive and promoting inclusivity in the wider Hallam community.
Society Inclusion Guide
Hosting an event soon? We created this activity to help you break your event down and ensure you are
considering multiple ways to make the event more inclusive.
Check out the Trips and Events section
for more information on planning an event.
Inclusive Event Considerations
Trips and events are a great way to showcase your Society and give enriching, memorable experiences
to your members.
This section aims to give you all the information you need to plan a trip or event.
Planning a trip is a great way to engage members; a trip can help create a stronger sense of
community amongst members and give the society something to plan towards throughout the
In order to make your trip as successful and safe as possible you should follow the guidance
Before you begin planning your trip or event here are some things you should be considering
Trip planning guidance
Trip Registration form
Planning an event is a great way to engage new members, showcase your society and bring people
together. In order to make your event as successful as possible you should follow the guidance
Before you begin planning your event here are some things you should be considering.
Event planning guidance
Student-Led Event proposal form
Guest Speaker registration form