Referred Student Activities Committee

Role and remit of the committee

The Referred Student Activities Committee (RSAC) was set up in October 2014 and reports to the University Executive Board (UEB). The role and remit of the committee includes four key areas:

Referred external speaker applications

To consider and approve external speaker applications referred to the committee by the External Speaker Assessor, which is a role undertaken by the Students’ Union. This includes monitoring the implementation of the speaker assessment and approval process.

Recognition of beneficiaries of student fundraising activities

To agree the criteria, deadlines and consider and approve referred applications for recognition of beneficiaries of student fundraising activities on University sites.

Code of Practice on Freedom of Speech

To review and recommend updates to the Code of Practice on Freedom of Speech for annual review and approval by the University Executive Board and the Court of Governors.

Government guidelines

To consider issues in relation to relevant government guidelines, such as the Prevent Duty and, where necessary, provide recommendations to the University Executive Board.

Full terms of reference for the committee

RSAC news and updates

Check out the news and updates following RSAC meetings.

UWSU Societies Charter

Organising a Student Union Society event? Check out the UWSU's Societies Charter procedures.