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Development & Training

Want to see your student group progress and flourish? We do too! Want to find out further ways that UPSU can help upskill you? Check through these articles to gain a better understanding of the processes that allow you to do this and financial support that we can provide in certain cases. Whether it is individual group development that a committee want to achieve, or multiple groups' development facilitated by the Union, you can find the information here.

  • Sports Club Reward Scheme - Purple Points

    Purple Points is a sport club reward scheme that gives you points for doing great things. These points will give your club either gold, silver or bronze status, and as every point you accumulate mean ...

  • Student Groups Constitution

    It is important that all group committees familiarise themselves with the Student Group Constitution as it affects all official student group practices such as AGMs and Zone Meetings. What is it? The ...

  • Online Training Resources

    If you are a newly established group at UPSU, or simply just new to a group's committee, then there are plentiful training resources for you to use to gain expert knowledge of how to run your student ...

  • The Executive Committee

    The Executive Committee is a group of current students who volunteer to help create development opportunities for UPSU's student groups as well as aiding with their function. The Exec Committee makes ...

  • Zone Meetings

    Zone meetings are monthly student group meetings with the Societies Executives and the VP Activities that anyone from a committee can attend. In these meetings, we try to encourage at least one spokes...

  • Development Grant

    he development grant is a pot of money which student groups are eligible to apply for during the academic year. Applications will open in the November of an academic year and will be accepted until Ma...

  • Transitioning Sports Groups

    Over the coming year, some of the groups within what has been the Athletic Union will transition from the Students' Union over to the Sport and Recreation Department at the University. AU clubs and ke...