Tîm Aber Resource Hub

The Resource Hub is your go to place for resources and information to support you in running your student group, click on a section below to open it up for more information and links.

If you have any questions feel free to contact a member of the Opportunities Team...

  Societies Development Coordinator
Tom - susocieties@aber.ac.uk

  Sports Coordinator
Paige - suclubs@aber.ac.uk

  Student Opportunties Officer
Rachel - suopportunities@aber.ac.uk

  Student Opportunites Manager
Lucie - leg13@aber.ac.uk


Click here for the Club & Society Covid Centre

General Information and Guidance
New Club / Society

 

 

Room / Facilities Booking

 

Please refer to the Club & Society Covid Centre for to most up to date information!

 

Union Rooms

For general enquiries or to book Union rooms email the Union Reception (union@aber.ac.uk). The rooms available and associated capacities in brackets are:

  • Main Room (dowload the booking form here) [78 when used as an activity space, or 500 when used as hospitality]
  • Picture House (No bookings before 4pm and only bookings that fit the layout) [36]
  • Meeting Rooms 1&4 [20] + 2&3 [8]

When booking please include the following details:

  • Your club/society name
  • The room you want
  • The name and email of the person booking
  • Date and times you want the room
  • Your expected number of attendees
  • The purpose of your booking (e.g. social, movie night, games night, etc.)

Bookings will be available between 9am and 11pm Mon-Sat, and between 11am and 11pm Sunday for this term.

All groups will be expected to follow Covid guidance outlined in the link above and the SU Student Spaces COVID Risk Assessment

We also offer the opportunity for clubs and societies to host a stall in the union, usually groups use this opportunity for fundraising activities (e.g. Bakesale). This can also be booked in with the Union Reception.

 

Sports Centre Facilities

These are organsied directly through the Sports Centre by contacting Jeff on jrs@aber.ac.uk

Note: If not part of the Free Hours scheme, all SC facility use will be charged at £20ph (Mon-Fri) and £30ph (Sat-Sun)

 

University Rooms and Arts Centre

The University has a wide range of rooms available to book, click here to see everything that is available.

The Arts Centre also has a range of spaces available for groups to use. Get in touch with the Arts Centre directly by emailing artsadmin@aber.ac.uk 

 

Finance / Insurance
Minibuses / Trips / Tours

 

The Students Union has a fleet of vehicles available for your Society/Club to use, including a Minibus with disabled access. See the How to Guide below for all you need to know about Minibuses.

To book or discuss your requirements please email: suminibus@aber.ac.uk

When booking you will need to send: group name, drivers name, date and duration of hire, preferred minibus size, size of group.

Useful links:

 

BUCS
Freshers Fair

 

The Freshers Fair is our way of showcasing the range of clubs and societies we have here at Aberystwyth, along with a range of local businesses and opportunities to get involved with. Its not long now until the 2021 Freshers Fair, keep an eye here for more details about booking a stall soon!

 

Committee Training / Bitesize Committee Training

 

Committee training is now available on Blackboard! All committee have been enrolled onto the module so it should be available under the 'My Modules' section on the front page of your Blackboard. If not, you're able to enrol onto it directly by...

  • Clicking this link: AberSU Training
  • Click on ‘click here to enrol’
  • Click on ‘+Enrol’

Some people have had issues enrolling (mainly Mac users) if this is the case get in touch with your coordinator and they will enrol you.

 

On blackboard each session will have its own folder and consist of:

  • Video presentation
  • PowerPoint slides
  • Quiz (used to mark attendance)

The sessions available are as follows, the ones with bold committee roles next to them are compulsory for the mentioned roles:

  • Welcome Session - Key Information & Introduction (All committee)
  • Team Aber All Stars Accreditation
  • Website & Communications (Secretary/Vice President)
  • Finance, Budgeting & Fundraising (Treasurer and President)
  • Student Welfare, Diversity & Inclusion (Wellbeing Officer or another committee member)
  • Running an Event
  • Behaviour, Rules & Expectations (Social Secretary or another committee member)
  • Volunteering & Employability
  • BUCS Captains (Captain and Vice Captain)

Even if a session isn’t relevant to your role you’re welcome to watch it and learn!

 

We also have the following live committee training sessions:

Risk Assessment

What: Provided by the H&S Team from the University, this session will cover everything you need to know about writing an effective risk assessment for your group.

Where: online through Microsoft Teams

When: 6 sessions at various dates and times throughout August and early September, see sign up link below for details

Attendance: 1 person per club/society must attend (due to limited spaces we are asking only one committee member to attend per group)

Sign up: Click the link here (please enter your university username/email (e.g. abc123) when signing up so we can identify you)

 

Mental Health Awareness

What: Provided by New Pathways, this is a basic Mental Health Awareness session with information on what to look for, how to help yourselves, and how to help others.

Where: online (platform TBC)

When: 7th, 9th, 21st, and 22nd September l 14:00-16:30

Attendance: open to anyone on a first come first serve

Sign up: Click the link here (please enter your university username/email (e.g. abc123) when signing up so we can identify you)

 

First Aid

We have arranged this to be hosted in-person during term time, details of the session and sign-up information will be distributed closer to the start of term, with sessions occurring in the first week of October.

 

If you are unable to attend a session, please tell a member of the Opps Team as soon as possible!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Useful Links

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