Start a new society

Requirements for setting up a new society

  • The same Society must not already exist. Check out our current societies.

  • A minimum of 3 people should take up leadership roles such as President, Secretary and Treasurer.

  • All leaders must complete training before the Society is recognised.

Suggested Leadership Roles

President

Acting as the principal officer, spokesperson for the society and key contact with Leeds Beckett Students’ Union, the President leads and co-ordinates the Society Committee and membership. They shall be responsible for the planning, organizing and chairing of committee & general meetings and for advocating the interests of the Society in accordance with its aims and objectives.

Secretary

The Secretary’s prime function is to ensure the running of the Society is to the highest standards, keep accurate records and ensure communication is appropriate within the committee and the entire society membership.

Treasurer

The Treasurer oversees and monitors the financial affairs of the Society, ensuring that Leeds Beckett Students’ Union Financial Guidelines are adhered to. If you have any questions about the above process or would prefer to meet with someone from the team, please get in touch as we are happy to meet with you - societies@leedsbeckett.ac.uk

Society application pack