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Training and Workshops

Get training and upskill for volunteering roles and to benefit your future career.

Committee training (for societies)

Committee training sessions can be booked below (scroll to the training table) when sessions are released. Alternatively, please contact us if your society would like a group training session.

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Finance training (for societies)

Finance training is compulsory for all society treasurers. It is highly recommended for all society members, especially those who will be dealing with any society finance matters (e.g. payments, invoices, grants).

Finance training

Card machine training (for societies and sports clubs)

The card machine training process haas been updated as of November 2023. We now offer training for societies and sports clubs to use our Zettle card machines! The training consists of a video on how to use the machine.

Watch video

After watching the training video, please fill out the request form below to request to use the machine. There are essential questions on PCI compliance which must be read and answered.

The card machine can only be booked out on weekdays, for on campus use. Please submit your request with at least 5 days notice. This form is only a request, not a confirmation of your booking, so please wait for an email for confirmation.

Request to book a card machine

Group training

We can offer various types of group training (both in-person and online) for your society, sports club, class or student group upon request - we're more than happy to schedule in training just for you! Just pop us an email. We offer group training on the topics below:

  • Society Committee Training
  • Society Finance Training
  • Basic Safeguarding Training
  • Consent Workshops

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Unconscious Bias

We offer an online module on Unconscious Bias, which you can complete at any time.

View training module

Current training opportunities

Many of these training sessions have been made possible thanks to sponsorship from the Alumni Fund.

05 Mar 2024 to 20 Mar 2024
TitleProviderDescriptionDate / timeDurationLocationSign up by 
Active and Engaged Drop-in Strath UnionThis is a session for affiliated societies to get some support in applying for the Active and Engaged initiative. Staff and officers will answer any questions, share examples of how to meet the different badges and tiers and help you to evidence your work towards them. We can advise on anything else you are unsure about, and we're also here for your feedback about how we can make Active and Engaged bettter.Tue 05 Mar 12:002 hrsLevel 8 Open Space, Learning and Teaching Building12:00 on 05 Mar Please log in to book your place.
Active and Engaged Drop-in Strath UnionThis is a session for affiliated societies to get some support in applying for the Active and Engaged initiative. Staff and officers will answer any questions, share examples of how to meet the different badges and tiers and help you to evidence your work towards them. We can advise on anything else you are unsure about, and we're also here for your feedback about how we can make Active and Engaged bettter.Tue 05 Mar 12:002 hrsZoom (link sent out on the day)12:00 on 05 Mar Please log in to book your place.
Antiracism Training Show Racism The Red CardThis session aims to expand your understanding of some of the core concepts of anti-racism. Using case studies centred on lived experience of racism, our goal is to grow your confidence to talk about race and racism, and ensure you are comfortable challenging it.Wed 13 Mar 14:001 hr 30 minsMandela Auditorium14:00 on 13 Mar Please log in to book your place.
Consent Workshop Split BananaThis consent training for students is designed by sex education provider Split Banana and delivered by trained facilitators at Strath Union. Through discussion and creative activities, we will reflect on sex, consent and power at university, how to practice consent and set boundaries.Wed 20 Mar 14:002 hrsMandela Auditorium14:00 on 20 Mar Please log in to book your place.
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