Thursday 30th March 2017
Dissertation - done. Lab project - done. Will to party - never done (ask a post-grad!). In a slight deviation from our usual pub outing, we'll be jumping around at CODE on the last social before Easter! We'll be crawling down the bars of West St beforehand so feel free to join us just for this bit if CODE isn't your thing - we'll be meeting at 8.30pm as usual at the Doctor's Orders and from there we'll be moving on to Bloo 88 and the Frog and Parrot before hittin' the club. We’ll be posting on Facebook when we’re moving on to the next venue. Tickets for CODE can be purchased via this link. See you there!
Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd April
As it's the first weekend of the Easter holidays and we're busy getting ready for our Easter Trip, there won't be any walks this weekend. Walks will restart after Easter!
Thursday 27th April 2017
This will take place during our usual Social slot at The Red Deer from 8:30pm onwards.
It's that time of year again for our Annual General Meeting! For those of you that don't know, it's the point when we meet up and elect our committee for the following academic year. So if you enjoy the club and want to have a positive impact on its future then come along to vote, or if you're really keen and want to help out yourself carry on reading to find out what positions you can run (we might need some help filling slots this year!) Either way it's at one of the club’s favourite pubs, The Red Deer, and is combined with our weekly Thursday social at 8;30 pm on Thursday 27th April. So come along for a good chat, a few drinks and a relaxing break from work.
Details on running for committee:
So you want to be on committee do you? Good for you! You're making the right choice by reading the rest of this email. Not only is being on committee a rewarding experience, but you get to decide how the club is run as well as help plan everything from our usual weekly walks and socials, to our more unusual walks (like the Night Walk), exciting trips (like our Easter Trip to the Lake District) and social events (like the Summer BBQ). Being on the committee also strengthens your teamwork, communication and organisational skills, which look great on your CV and makes your more employable, which is especially important in this competitive job market.
There are many different roles you can run for, each requiring different skills and workloads, so there is something to suit everyone. Don't worry though, being on committee is not a massive commitment and understand that people can be quite busy with other things, such as your degree too! We're quite relaxed (we always have a laugh and a few biscuits at our committee meetings) and try to work together to help each other out. If you get elected all the roles listed below will be taught to you by this year’s committee, so you needn't worry about not knowing what to do.
If you're interested, look through the roles in this document and decide which role(s) you want to run for. Then write your name against the respective role(s) you have chosen in this google document by Monday 24th April at 5:30 pm. You can run for up to a maximum of two roles, and will need to do a short speech (only about a minute long) on the day saying why you'd be suited for the job and why people should vote for you. Note that the roles of treasurer, secretary and president are only open to full time University of Sheffield students for the 2017/2018 academic year.
If you can't make it on the day for whatever reason, please reply to this email and we'll see what we can do (we may be able to read out your speech for you on the day, but of course attending in person is preferred). Can you help us out? Thanks!