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Description

 

Being a postgraduate student can be challenging and would require support from internal and external areas, and this was the motivation for us to present our PG society.

 

We wish to welcome all PhD’s and Master students to our society, where we are aiming to make the PG’s journey more connected, friendly and reachable by everyone. We would like to increase postgraduate, international and home students’ participation and awareness, by improving communications between those student bodies and the Students' Union. Moreover, to ensure that each PG’s ideas are well presented and implemented in university environments.

 

Our aims:

-       Bring all PG’s together in a social and friendly environment.

-       You are not alone! We would like to support all your needs during your journey, to make it a remarkable experience

-       Provide you with the right information or direct you where to find them whether it’s academic, wellbeing, financial, or social.

-       Ensure that your voice and ideas are well presented and implemented correctly for our current and coming PG’s.

 

We look forward to a more engaging and participatory society in order to have an enjoyable and memorable year.

 

For any inquiries please contact society president:  Babatunde Animashaun (babatunde.animashaun@hud.ac.uk)

 

 

Event

Date

Time

Refresher Week

23-24/09/2019

 

PG event + Black Postgraduates Networking Event

17/10/2019

17:00- 19:00

International festival food stall+ Game/movie/coffee night

Date to be confirmed

 

Christmas Event

10/12/2019 (Date to be confirmed)

17:00- 19:00

2nd semester welcoming (Refresher week)

09/01/2019 (Date to be confirmed)

17:00- 19:00

Game/movie/coffee event

13/02/2020

17:00- 19:00

Game/movie/coffee event

19/03/2020

17:00- 19:00

Easter Party

17/04/2020

17:00- 19:00

Game/movie/coffee event

21/05/2020

17:00- 19:00

Barbecue/ Game/movie/coffee event

18/06/2020

15:00- 19:00

Barbecue/ Game/movie/coffee event

16/07/2020

15:00- 19:00

End of year event

06/08/2020

17:00- 19:00

 

Terms and conditions

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Sports Club and Society Terms and Conditions.

When you enrolled at the University of Huddersfield you opted into our services, which allows you to obtain a Sports Club or Society Membership. In order for us to provide you with the best experience we will process your data for carefully considered, specific and legitimate purposes which are in the interest of delivering our services and enhancing your experiences as a member of Huddersfield Students’ Union.

Sports Club and Society memberships can be bought at any time throughout the academic year, with all annual memberships expiring at the end of the academic year (31st July). For Societies the total membership cost will ensure your society membership until this date, and may cover for example the use of facilities, equipment, and trip and transport costs. However, this is subject to each groups budget.

To join a Sports Club, you are only expected to pay one instalment of £40 to access any club. This money is paid directly into the Students’ Union and goes straight back into funding club activities. Anyone who has paid this sports fee is also eligible to play for any BUCS team. If a student would like to join a sports club that has a paid coach, there will be an additional coaching fee that needs paying (between £20 & £40).

Every membership will have a 50p transaction fee implemented by our website provider. The 50p will be added on to every membership price and you will pay it when you buy your membership, (for example, a society membership may be £10 for the year, but will appear as £10.50 with the transaction fee added).

Eligibility:
You must be a current student at the University of Huddersfield to be eligible to join student groups. Students’ Union membership is completely free and you can choose to join or leave at any time through your University enrolment.  Other eligible parties (for example alumni) will need to purchase a Lifetime Membership before they can join Sports Clubs and Societies. More information about this can be found here: https://www.huddersfield.su/groups/lifetime-membership

Membership Contract:
When you click to submit your registration online, you are making a legally binding contract. Following online registration, you will receive an email confirmation of membership. A legally binding contract is formed on the date this email is sent to your registered email address.

These terms and conditions form the basis of the contract through which the University of Huddersfield Students’ Union (HSU, we or us) will deliver our services to you as a HSU member (you). By joining this Sports Club or Society you are agreeing to these terms and conditions and you are providing us with the appropriate consent to handle your personal information in accordance with the General Data Processing Regulations.

If you are not happy with your Sports Club or Society Membership please speak to a member of the activities team or contact activities@hud.ac.uk to discuss your dissatisfaction. We may be able to resolve the issue for you or, if necessary, provide you with a refund on your membership.

 

Data Processing:
Huddersfield Students’ Union is the Data Controller and the Data Processor of any personal data you supply. The personal data you supply will be aligned against the record of members provided by the University at enrolment and together this data will be used to process your student group membership. As a member of Huddersfield Students’ Union your data will be used for communicating matters of legitimate interest, statistical and analytical purposes and to administer your membership as is necessary for the performance of this contract.

Your personal information will be shared with the activity group that you are a member of, or express interest in joining at events such as the Fresher’s fair or the Re-Fresher’s fair. If you believe that your data has been used incorrectly please contact a member of the activities department or activities@hud.ac.uk immediately to report this.

You will receive communications containing information that is critical to your membership as well as additional information from University of Huddersfield Students’ Union where you have indicated agreement to this. If you provide us with your email address or SMS number, then we may send information which may be of interest such as our Activities Newsletter via e-mail. Opt-out functions are provided in each communication.

Members of sports clubs are entitled to access discounted gym membership with Team Hud. To enable this, you will need to show your sports club purchase confirmation e-mail and name to authorise the discount. Members of sports clubs may also be associated with National Governing Bodies. Where the sports clubs have identified affiliation needs Huddersfield Students’ Union will provide basic registration information to these governing bodies.

The Union is committed to keeping your information safe and full details of our policies, procedures and notices can be found here. (https://www.huddersfield.su/privacy-policy).

Professional Conduct
By proceeding with your membership you are confirming that, as a member of Huddersfield Students’ Union and a member of one of our Sports Clubs or Societies, that you will be committed to maintaining an inclusive and safe environment for all students. You are expected to treat all fellow members and potential members with respect and unacceptable behaviour will not be tolerated. If you witness or feel you have anything to report with regards to this please contact a member of our activities team or activities@hud.ac.uk.

Each activity group adheres to the Student Activity Group Policy, which details the conduct and behaviour and the steps taken following breaches of this. The Student Activity Group Policy can be found, along with other policies, here: https://www.huddersfield.su/main-menu/get-involved/activities_policy



Variation

We may change these terms and conditions at any time, if we do so we will give you 14 days’ written notice prior to any changes. The most recent edition of these terms and conditions will be binding upon you and members may exit the contract without penalty if they do not accept any proposed variation.