Frequently Asked Questions

Who is the Student Activities Team?

Great Question!
Societies Coordinator Karen Pothin
Student Activities Manager Laura Horner
Volunteering & Events Coordinator Cathal McArdle
There are also two members of student staff on your campus to support your activities.

How do we edit our society webpage

Find your society webpage here Select edit & admin tools in top right-hand corner of the page. If you are denied access please contact your Societies Coordinator, Karen ( There is lots more info about your society webpage here

How do we organise an event?

Need some help planning your event? Our Events Coordinator Cathal ( can help bring your ideas to life!
Once you have provisionally planned your event, please submit an Event Plan
Once approved, the Student Activities Team will talk you through the next steps!
There is lots more information on activities and events here

What is the difference between a UUSU Grant & fundraising?

Fundraising is money which societies generate for themselves via membership, ticket sales or sponsorship for example. UUSU Grants are available for societies to apply to, but the amount you can apply for and what you can spend the money on is restricted. You can read more at Society Money

How much money can we get via UUSU Grants?

New societies can apply for up to £100 in their first semester Full details of all UUSU Grants can be found at Society Money