STUDENT LEADER training
Have you just been elected to a new role? Come along to Student Leader Training where you can meet staff and find out useful information to support you with your role next year!
Training is the first step on your journey as a committee member and gives you the best head start in your role.
There’s no need to book, and from Marketing and Leadership to Risk Assessment and Finance, there’s something for everyone!
Take a look at the timetable below to see when the best sessions are! We’re looking forward to seeing you there!
What sessions do I need to go to?
That is completely up to you! Have a look at the timetable and decide between your
committee members which you think will benefit each of you in your roles!
Do I need to attend every day?
No you don’t! You only need to attend one of the three days, ideally the day which has your relevant
exec elections, but don’t worry if you can’t make it then, just come along on one of the other days!
Do I need to register?
There is no need to register or book any of the sessions – just turn up on the day and pick
which sessions you would like to attend and that will benefit you the most!
Where is the conference being held?
The Student Leader Conference will be taking place in Woolf College!
Is Lunch provided?
There will lunch and refreshments provided throughout the day, but we would suggest bringing along
some money for refreshments in case you want anything additional to what is on offer.
What are the Exec elections?
The Exec elections are the chance for you to have your say in who represents your groups at the executive committee.
For Sports this is Team Kent Executive, for Societies this is Societies Executive (Soc Exec) & for Community Action Groups this is Kent Community Action Committee (KCA).
These groups carry out a number of different roles from representing your groups’ interests and voices, to overseeing funding, and helping with the organisation of key events.
For Team Kent this includes allocating development funding, helping with the organisation of key events such as Varsity & Team Kent Ball as well as leading on social media platforms for Team Kent.
For Societies Executive, this involves voting on new society applications and applications to the development fund, as well as organising events like Society Networking nights.
For KCA, this involves planning and organising volunteering projects, allocating the project development fund, representing Community Action Groups in their volunteering,
advice and events as well as helping to organise events such as Volunteer Federation and Student Volunteering Week.
Do I need to bring anything along to the conference?
You will be provided with everything you need, including a lanyard with a timetable of the day, notebook & pen, as well as lunch!
On the day there will be plenty of staff and sabbatical officers around who can help answer any questions and point you in the right direction!