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This policy outlines the definition of Societies and the remit of each area that falls under the umbrella.
As outlined in the Strathclyde Students' Union's constitution the Union shall provide Clubs and
b. The members of the Societies Executive, with the exception of the Vice
President Community, shall be elected by the Societies Annual General Meeting each year;
c. Members of Societies Executive must be Strathclyde Students in the year they hold the
position. They must have been on a society committee in the last 2 years and can continue to be on their
committee while a member of societies exec but this is discouraged in order to avoid conflicts of
d. The Societies Executive Committee have the power to approve
and make decisions on the allocation of funding. These decisions can only be made during minuted
Executive Committee meetings.
e. Societies Executive members will take office for one year usually in line
with academic calendar;
f. Any unfilled positions shall be open for election at the next Societies
General Meeting and take office immediately upon election until the end of the academic year;
g. The Societies Executive Committee will aim meet fortnightly throughout
h. Minutes will be kept of all meetings of the Societies Executive
Committee and these minutes will be presented for information to the next General meeting or the
Annual General Meeting .
j. Minutes from Societies Executive Committee will be made available on the website when
they are approved
k. Any member of the Societies Executive Committee (with the exception of the
Vice President Community) wishing to resign may do so only on giving written notice to the Societies
a. Societies General Meetings shall be open to all members of affiliated
societies, and the Societies Executive.
b. Voting members shall consist of the Societies Executive Committee and one
representative of each affiliated society who will each have one vote per society; if an attendee is a
member of more than one society's committee they are still only entitled to a single vote.
c. Details of all meetings should be communicated effectively to each
societies' primary contact via e-mailin advance of the meeting. It is however the responsibility
of individual clubs and societies to inform the Executive Committee of any changes to contact information.
d. All affiliated societies should have a representative present at all
General Meetings;failure to attend two or more meetings without apologies will result in appropriate
action by Societies Executive until adequate communication has been achieved. This could result in freezing
bank accounts, removal of room booking privileges, loss of free printing, and/or prohibition from requesting
e. There shall be an Societies Annual General Meeting which must take
place before the end of the academic year.
f. An Extraordinary General Meeting can be called at the request of
either one third of the Societies Executive Committee or one third of the total affiliated clubs and
g. The Societies Executive shall report to and be accountable to the
Societies General Meeting.
All issues regarding discipline should be referred to the Strath Union Discipline Policy, with consideration
to Strath Union's Code of Conduct.
b. Applications for affiliation will be presented to, discussed and will be
approved or disapproved at the Societies Executive Committee.
c. Membership for affiliated Societies
d. Withdrawal of affiliation
e. Balls and Grad Ball Societies
If a society is running an event or trip off campus, they are responsible for all attendees. The President or
Treasurer of a society must submit the following documents to Student Opportunities team in the Union:
The University of Strathclyde Student's Union is a charity recognised by OSCR (the independent
regulator and register for Scottish Charities) and under charity law, a charity cannot donate funds to
another. If a club or society wishes to donate funds or proceeds from events, this money must go through the
Raise and Give (RAG) account. A charity donation form must be filled in and monies transferred by
Student's Union staff.