► Sports Union President
Sports Union President @ Newtownabbey, BT37 OQB
Telephone 028 9036 6057 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
My name is Jane Murphy and I am your newly elected Sports Union President. My job is to lead UU Student Sport and be the voice for Student Sport on all of our campuses. I will be supporting and promoting clubs and representing Student Sports on various university and external committees.
There are over 70 sports clubs spread across all our campuses. Whether indoor or outdoor, team or individual, students at UU benefit from being able to gain valuable experience from not only playing for a club at University level but also by becoming an active committee member for their club. There are various levels in which you can participate at, from purely recreational to high performance sport.
There is a huge variety of sport available to every student at UU, irrespective of experience. Whether it’s on land or water, running or climbing, catching or throwing, or using a stick of some sort why not check out what’s on offer on your campus.
Come along to the fresher fayre on your campus and join the Sports Union; Magee 25th Sep, Coleraine 26th Sep, Jordanstown 27th Sep and Belfast 1st Oct
AND check out the list of clubs on the Sports Union website www.ulstersportsunion.com
ALSO don’t forget to download the new UUSU application where you can follow and keep up to date with various Sports Clubs diaries.
Follow me on Twitter @SportsUnion and add me on Facebook: Sport Pres
Tel: 028 90 366057
The Sports Union President's Job Description in accordance with the Constitution Schedule 4 Section 9.1:
The Sports Union President shall:-
(a) Chair the Sports Union Executive Committee;
(b) Represent the Sports Union at all University of Ulster Executive Sports Strategy Committee meetings
(c) Be responsible for the day-to-day running of the Sports Union on each campus and support member Clubs in their internal organisation and administration;
(d) Ensure that the Sports Union and its member Clubs operate within the remit of the Strategy for Sport identified by the Executive Sports Strategy Group on behalf of the University;
(e) Ensure that all affiliated Sports Union Clubs operate in accordance with Sports Union policies and procedures;
(f) Be responsible for representing the interests of the Sports Union to the appropriate University Committees and to external organisations as deemed appropriate to include: CUSAI, BUSA and NIUSC;
(g) Be responsible for representing the interests of the Sports Union to the Students’ Union Overall Executive Committee and other appropriate Students’ Union Committees;
(h) Be required to report to the Students’ Union General Council, Students’ Union General Meetings and be accountable to such meetings;
(i) Increase levels of participation in Sport and Recreation by students attending the University in conjunction with the Sport and Recreation service;
(j) Provide students in the University of Ulster with opportunities for personal development both on and off the sports field;
(k) Develop strategies to raise the levels of performance of both clubs and individuals within the Sports Union to help realise the ambition that the University of Ulster is one of the most successful Universities in Ireland and the United Kingdom for sporting achievement;
(l) Promote student sport in the University of Ulster both within and beyond the University of Ulster;
(m) In consultation with the Honorary Treasurer to source and obtain additional funding for the benefit of student sport;
(n) Advise the University on the development of sports facilities on all campuses to meet the needs of the Sports Union membership and their clubs;
(o) Promote access to and use of Sports facilities on all campuses by students and Sports Union Clubs;
(p) Organise in conjunction with the Sports Development Officer:
Club Officer/Site Committee Training
(q) Be required to carry out other duties as stipulated in his/her Contract of Employment.
Sports President's Reports