October's All Members [General] Workshops
Our October workshops will take place on the following days and times for ALL members:
Thursday, October 7th, 2021 at 18:30 - 21:00 via the Microsoft Teams channel. This will be an introduction to podcasting and an introduction to podcast production.
Thursday, October 21st, 2021 at 18:30-21:00 in Cottrell, 2B121 (where we had Give It A Go) as well as via MS Teams - please bring your own laptop, or borrow one from the Library. This workshop will cover basic editing in Audacity, which is available free online and/or is downloadable on Uni computers through the AppsAnywhere.
October's Clubs and Society Workshops
Tuesday, October 12th, 2021 at 18:30-21:00 via Microsoft Teams. This workshop will cover 'Introduction to Podcasting & Podcast Production' as well as a little about Media Law with regards to True Crime Podcasts.
Tuesday, 19th October, 2021 at 18:30-21:00 in person in Cottrell 2B121 and if necessary via Microsoft Teams.
This workshop will cover basic editing in Audacity, which is available free online and/or is downloadable on Uni computers through the AppsAnywhere.
Emergency General Meeting
MONDAY 11TH OCTOBER 2021 from 18:00-19:00 via Microsoft Teams
After consulting with the Students Union, I have to inform you that we will be having a rather impromptu Emergency General Meeting.
Whilst Ed and Bertille will remain as President and Secretary respectably; Hannah the current Treasurer will be stepping down, as her MSc has now finished and the course end date approaches; this is the primary position that must be filled for us to continue as a society.
We do have three other committee roles which are currently unfilled, and which it would be nice to fill.
The first of these is the Social Events Manager who is
responsible for organising informal socials for society members and aspiring members, to provide a space of positivity and increase the social life within the society. They are directly accountable to the Secretary (Bertille).
The second of these roles is that of the Public Relations & Social Media Manager who is the front figure out the society. This person shall represent the society and reach out to news outlets, other societies etc. to gain the society and specific campaigns, fundraisers etc. more publicity. Responsible for overseeing social media activity, keeping track of the social media group, making sure that they are reaching their goals, expanding their reach online and producing appropriate content. They are directly accountable to the President.
And finally the third current unfulfilled role is that of the Fundraising Manager who is responsible for coordinating fundraisers, this includes setting specific monetary goals, choosing an activity for the fundraiser, they are directly accountable to the Treasurer.
Due to time restraints, and our only recent founding we have not as a society voted on the other two committee roles that have been proposed in advance of our previous pre-semester General Meeting, due to technical difficulties.
Those two roles will also be voted on at the EGM - that of Podcast Production Manager who is responsible for supporting the organising of guests for podcasts and for presenting at events. And the second of these proposed roles is that of the Clubs & Societies Liaison Manager who would be responsible for organising and supporting Clubs & Societies with starting, launching and continuing a podcast; and secondly as a recruiter of other clubs and societies towards this goal.
I need to confirm if constitutional amendments to positions and the election for those positions can occur at the same time; it is likely that they can, but that the election result would provisional dependent upon the acceptance of those positions as amendments to the constitution.
Only Student/Standard Members are entitled to vote for committee members per union rules.
We require a minimum of 50%+1 of members to attend to be in Quorum and able to elect and vote as a society.
Executive & Committee Meeting
Following the EGM and the Clubs and Socs Workshop on Tuesday 12th October, there will be an Executive and Committee Meeting via MS Teams at 19:00 until 20:00 on Thursday 14th October 2021. Where new members of the executive will have a chance to chat with Bertille and myself.