Opportunities Online

 

At this time of year, we’d normally be hosting our Student Group Welcome which is your opportunity to meet the Activities & Volunteering team. To give you the chance to meet us and learn some key skills for running your Student Group we will be hosting our very first ‘Opportunities Online’ webinar sessions! Check out more below: 

Past Events

Organising an Effective Committee Handover

14:00 - 15:00, Blackboard Collaborate

Learn how to ensure that your Student Group's handover is as effective as possible ready for the next academic year! We'll be covering:

  • How to structure a handover meeting
  • How to complete a Student Group Inventory and Constitution
  • Thinking about making your handover future-proof
  • Question & Answer Session 

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May

Thursday 28 May -  Microaggressions Training

14:00 - 15:00, Blackboard Collaborate

As part of the Activities & Volunteering Department's 'Opportunities Online' webinar series, take part in our Microaggression Training Session.

Grab your free ticket here

June

Tuesday 2 June - How to complete a Master Risk Assessment (General)

14:00 - 15:00, Blackboard Collaborate

A key part of your Student Group Affiliation is completing the Master Risk Assessment! If you've ever been confused on how to fill one this is the session for you. This version of the webinar will be focussed towards Student Groups that are not Team Leicester, Sports or Performance Groups. We'll be covering:

  • Identifying your Student Group's Key Activities
  • Identifying and assessing risk
  • Filling in a template risk assessment
  • Question & Answer Session 

Grab your free ticket here

Thursday 11 June  - How to complete a Master Risk Assessment (Sports, Performance and Team Leicester)

14:00 - 15:00, Blackboard Collaborate

A key part of your Student Group Affiliation is completing the Master Risk Assessment! If you've ever been confused on how to fill one this is the session for you. This version of the webinar will be focussed towards Student Groups that are categorised as Team Leicester, Sports or Performance Groups. We'll be covering:

  • Identifying your Student Group's Key Activities
  • Identifying and assessing risk
  • Filling in a template risk assessment
  • Question & Answer Session 

Grab your free ticket here

Tuesday 16 June  - Committee Q&A

14:00 - 15:00, Blackboard Collaborate

Are you on a Student Group Committee for next year and have a question about how to run your group? Come along to our Committee Q&A! 

We'll be covering:

  • Answering your questions
  • Re-capping commonly asked questions from earlier sessions
  • Question & Answer Session 

Grab your free ticket here

Thursday 25 June - Applying for Additional Funding

14:00 - 15:00, Blackboard Collaborate

If your Student Group is looking at applying for additional funding for the next academic year, this is the session for you. We'll be covering:

  • What Union Activities grant funding can be applied for
  • How to fill out an application
  • Best practice from previous years
  • Other avenues of funding
  • Question & Answer Session 

Grab your free ticket here

Tuesday 30 June - Marketing your Student Group

4:00 - 15:00, Blackboard Collaborate

Whether it's promoting yourself on social media or producing physical materials, it's crucial to get the most out of marketing your Student Group. We'll be covering: 

  • How best to utilise the Students' Union Website
  • Ensuring your social media posts are inclusive and accessible
  • Safe social media practices
  • Top tips to promote your Student Group
  • Question & Answer Session 

Grab your free ticket here

July

Thursday 9 July - Attracting New Members

4:00 - 15:00, Blackboard Collaborate

With the summer break in full swing it's time to start thinking about how you are going to attract new members at Give it a Go and at Activities Fair! In this webinar we will be covering:

  • Running an effective Activities Fair Stall
  • Key Promotion Dates
  • Running a Give it a Go session
  • Question & Answer Session 

Grab your free ticket here

Tuesday 14 July - Improving Inclusion in your Student Group

14:00 - 15:00, Blackboard Collaborate

Ensuring that your Student Group is fostering a community and culture of inclusivity is crucial. In this webinar we will be covering:

  • Key inclusivity definitions
  • Structuring an inclusion plan for the year
  • Key campaigns to get involved with
  • Question & Answer Session 

Grab your free ticket here

Thursday 24 July - Proposing a Sponsorship Agreement

14:00 - 15:00, Blackboard Collaborate

For some groups, a sponsorship agreement with a local/national/international company can bring valuable knowledge, promotion, financial assistance and experitise to enhance your member's experience at University. In this webinar we will be covering:

  • How to choose a possible partner
  • Preparing your Student Group's offer
  • Question & Answer Session 

Grab your free ticket here

Tuesday 28 July - Planning a Large Event

14:00 - 15:00, Blackboard Collaborate

Whether it's holding a showcase, a ball or any other large event - this is the webinar for you! We will be covering:

  • Creating a project plan
  • Creating a budget plan
  • Running your event on the day

Grab your free ticket here

August

Thursday 06 August - Hosting a Debate

14:00 - 15:00, Blackboard Collaborate

More information coming soon!

Grab your free ticket here

Tuesday 11 August- Raising Money for Charity

14:00 - 15:00, Blackboard Collaborate

More information coming soon!

Grab your free ticket here

Thursday 20 August - Online Finances Walkthrough

14:00 - 15:00, Blackboard Collaborate

More information coming soon!

Grab your free ticket here

 

 

 

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