Workshops

Training Workshops

Student Activities run a number of face-to-face training workshops throughout the year to equip Club, Society & Project officers with the tools and knoweldge to effectively carry out their elected roles.

You can find all current workshops and sign up via the What's On calendar.

Timetable & Info

Officer Induction

Learning outcomes are:

  • Identify who your key point of contact is for the year
  • Learn about the Union's history & staff structure
  • Learn about your responsibilities as a committee member
Workshop
Day
Date
Time
Officer Induction Tuesday 30 January 17:30
Officer Induction Tuesday 13 March 17:30

Events Management & Space

Learning outcomes are:

  • Understand basic principles behind project management
  • Understand event finances, specifically:
    • Event budgets & the approval process
    • Cash handling
  • Understand key Union policies, specifically;
    • External Speaker
    • Under 18's
    • Room Readiness
    • Web Conduct
    • Alcohol Code of Conduct
  • Understand College & Union systems for events
  • Learn tips for event promotion
Workshop
Day
Date
Time
Events Management & Space Wednesday 07 February 13:00
Events Management & Space Wednesday 28 February 17:00

Club Democracy

Learning outcomes are:

  • Introduction to Imperial College Union and its Structure, Bye-laws and Constitution
  • Understand where your CSP fits into the organisation
  • Understand what your responsibilities are for ensuring the democracy of your club is maintained
  • Be able to run an election for your CSP
  • Understand what inclusivity means and be able to apply it to your CSP
Workshop
Day
Date
Time
Tuesday
06 February
17:00
Tuesday
20 February
17:00

Club Finance

Learning outcomes are:

Understand the procedures for paying money in, specifically:

  • Selling online
  • Raising a sales invoice

Understand the procedures for paying money out, specifically:

  • Raising a PO
  • Expenses claims
  • Understand VAT and how it impacts your CSP
Workshop
Day
Date
Time
Club Finance Wednesday 24 January 17.00
Club Finance Wednesday 07 March 17:00

Club Safety

Learning outcomes are:

  • Understand your Duty of Care to your members
  • Be able to complete Risk Assessments for your activity
  • Know what is classed as High Risk Activity
  • Understand the College’s Travel Insurance policy
  • Know the risks surrounding Trips & Tours abroad
  • Know what to do when it all goes wrong!
Workshop
Day
Date
Time
Club Safety Wednesday 31 January 13:00
Club Safety Wednesday 14 March 16:30

Trips & Tours

Learning outcomes are:

  • Understand the difference between Trips and Tours
  • Know what the requirements are for both Trips and Tours
  • Know what to do before, during and after organising a Trip or Tour ​
  • Learn necessary Health and Safety considerations and contact details​
  • Understand how best to respond to a minor or major incident 
Workshop
Day
Date
Time
Trips & Tours Wednesday 07 February 14:30
Trips & Tours Wednesday 28 February 17:00
Trips & Tours Wednesday 07 March 17:00

Club Funding

Learning outcomes are:

Learn what funding opportunities are available to your CSP, specifically:

  • College grants
  • Union grants
  • Club budgeting
  • Sponsorship
  • Fundraising
  • Trips & Tours
Workshop
Day
Date
Time
Club Funding Monday 22 January 17:30
Club Funding Monday 05 February 17:00
Club Funding Tuesday 05 March 17:30

Annual Budgeting

Learning outcomes are:

  • Understand the club budgeting process
  • Understand the key components of a budget
  • Understand factors influencing allocation of budget
  • Know how to submit a budget
  • Practice writing a club budget
Workshop
Day
Date
Time
Annual Budgeting Wednesday 13 December 13:00
Annual Budgeting Thursday 14 December 17:00
Annual Budgeting Wednesday 03 January 13:00
Annual Budgeting Wednesday 10 January 13:00
Annual Budgeting Wednesday 17 January 13:00

Club Budgeting Drop-in

Drop-in
Day
Date
Start
End
Where
Budgeting Drop-in Thursday 04 January 12:00 13:30 Sherfield foyer
Budgeting Drop-in Thursday 11 January 12:00 13:30 SAF foyer
Budgeting Drop-in Wednesday 17 January 13:00 19:00 Reynolds ICSMU Office
Budgeting Drop-in Thursday 18 January 12:00 13:30 Union Offices (Level 2, Beit Quad)
Budgeting Drop-in Monday 22 January 13:00 18:00 Reynolds ICSMU Office
Budgeting Drop-in Thursday 25 January 12:00 13:30 Union Offices (Level 2, Beit Quad)