Running a society

I have been Treasurer for the Fashion and Design Society (FAD) for the past 2 years now, and during this time I have learnt a lot about the different procedures that the Students Union requires. So, I thought it might be interesting for future students wondering whether they should take up society position to give…

Starting a society – Part 3 – How to run a society effectively

Now your society is completely up and running and you’ve attracted some members, you’ve got to consider the day-to-day operation and management of your society and delivering activities and events that your members want to go to. If you’re not quite at this stage yet, don’t worry, take a look at Part 1 and Part…

Starting a society – Part 2 – Promotion

So, you have been approved and now have your very own society! What do you do now? You need to plan your societies fayre table, attract some members and plan some events! If you’ve stumbled across this post and don’t know whats going on, check out part 1 for what to do if you’re thinking…

Starting a society – Part 1 – Becoming a society

So, you’ve had a look at the list of sports and societies and decided there is something missing. If you can’t find something and you think it’s something other people might be interested in too, you can start your own society! Although it can be challenging in some ways, it is a great experience, can…

Transitioning from first year to second year

So you’ve got a house to live in next year and you’re moving out of student halls – your emotions may be mixed about this but it is going to be good, trust me. No more fire alarms at 2am and (hopefully) no more loud parties down the corridor when you’re trying to sleep. Living…

Making the most out of Fresher’s Week

You’ve opened your A-level results and received your place to study at university. Now all that hard work is done, you get to look forward to Fresher’s Week. For those of you who aren’t sure what I mean, Fresher’s Week is a week for new university students to adjust, make friends and get to know…

What have you got to lose?

Some people start uni knowing exactly what society/sport they’re going to join, whether it’s something they’ve done all their life or something new they’ve always wanted to try. While others don’t.  And that is totally fine. The University of Lincoln currently has over 130 sports and societies ranging from Hockey to Harry Potter, Fencing to First Aid…

BCA Cheerleading Competition 2017

Friday 14th April 2017: BCA University Nationals Cheerleading Competition at Telford. The Lincoln Jets – the University of Lincoln’s cheerleading team compete at all three levels and on Friday 14th April we got the coach to Telford to compete in the British National Championships. It was madness on the coach with everyone doing hair and…