CSC Michaelmas Term General Meeting


CSC TERM GENERAL MEETING  

The Michaelmas Term General Meeting will take place at 5p.m. on Tuesday 17th September in the Ui Chadhain Theatre, Arts Building.
 
The agenda, minutes of the last General Meeting, Reports from the Officers, and a copy of the current Grants Policy Document have been circulated to the society treasurers.  

TCD Association & Trust Grant OPEN


The TCD Association & Trust provides a grant to societies and applications are now open. The deadline is 5pm. 4th October 2019

This grant comes from TCD Alumni and supports a wide variety of College projects such as student society activity.

More information as well as an application form is available here. Before submitting an application, please review the criteria for support

Society Officer Training 2019


Click here for the slides from the training

 

On the 14th September 2019 the CSC Officers and staff will go through each role and cover what the CSC can do to help you have a successful year. Training is designed for Society Chair, Treasurer, Secretary and some aspects may be of interest to PROs if they wish to attend.

Society Officers can RSVP to events@csc.tcd.ie

 Location:  Edmund Burke Theatre, Arts Building.
 
Time: 9.45am (training starts promptly). 
the group training session will end by 12.30 and we’ll take a break for free lunch! 
  
From 1pm there will be 3 separate breakout sessions, which will run until aprox 2.30/3pm.
Session 1 at 1pm – For Treasurers, covering the very important topic of applying for a CSC grant and how to keep your Society financial accounts. The treasurer must attend this session and the chair may also attend this session if they wish. 
Session 2 at 1pm – For Chairperson, Workshop with the Director of Diversity & Inclusion in the Jonathan Swift
Session 2 at 1pm – For Secretaries, covering the role and responsibilities of a secretary in greater detail such as constitutions, GDPR, managing society communication to your members, and holding a society meeting in the Ui Chadhain
 
In the meantime if you need to ask anything please drop by the CSC office or email us. 
You can also check out the Running a Society section on the CSC Website  

CSC Office out of term


The CSC office will open on a part time basis from the 6th May for the summer break. We will reopen as normal on 19th August, in time for Freshers’ Week 2018, which takes place 2nd – 6th September.

The CSC staff are available via email over the summer should you have a query – email addresses can be found here trinitysocieties.ie/about/csc-staff 

A schedule of days that the office in House 6 will open is below.

 

Handover training handout and links


Society Officer Handover training took place 10th April 2019 to assist newly elected society committees.

The handout document and check sheet distributed at the event is downloadable here handover training 2019

Information on each society officer role can be found  trinitysocieties.ie/running-a-society

How to book a room for a society event trinitysocieties.ie/running-a-society/room-bookings-2

Check your @CSC.TCD.IE email on webmail.csc.tcd.ie

Log into your membership mail management system myEmma.com 

Find out more about free skills development training on Lynda Training – slides Lynda Presentation for Societies

If you have any queries please contact a member of staff or the relevant officer – if you’re not sure where to direct your query email info@csc.tcd.ie


Useful information provided by the TCD Equality Office for your society. 

http://www.tcd.ie/disability/physical-access/Building-check/ for checking if a venue is physically accessible

http://www.tcd.ie/equality/policy/other-policies/#ISL for guidance on booking an ISL interpreter if a deaf student is attending your event

http://www.tcd.ie/equality/projects/equality-fund/ for information on the Equality Fund

http://www.tcd.ie/equality/projects/equality-champions-awards/ for information on the Equality Champions Awards

www.tcd.ie/equality/contact

Society Officer Handover Training


Handover training will take place 10th April from 5pm-6.15pm  in JM Synge Theatre in the Arts Building.

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This training aims to cover anything that newly elected society committees need to know to get started, and get you through to Freshers Week 2019. More in-depth training will take place at Officers Training later in September (date and location TBC).

We will cover information such as;

– Overview of the roles – Chair, Treasurer and Secretary
– Accounts/Grants
– The CSC office, services and facilities
– Your society bank accounts.
– Booking rooms on campus
– Freshers’ week

 

Results of 2019 CSC AGM


Many thanks to all of the students who ran at the CSC AGM yesterday, and congratulation to the newly elected CSC Officers and executive 

Chair Lee Campbell
Secretary Caoimhin Hamill
Treasurer Eada Hogan
Amenities Katie Holmes
Exec Rionach Hyland
Exec Rua Barron
Exec Cormac Henry
Exec Ben McConkey
exec Katie O’Brien
Exec Donal Sheehan
Exec Ben Steacy
Exec Alessia Vecchio

 

Winners Society of the Year 2019


Best Poster: The World Was Purple Shadows Trinity Arts Festival

Best Publication: Christmas Exhibition DU Photographic Society

Best Multi-Day Event: ‘What If…? Trinity Christian Union

Most Improved Society: Voluntary Tuition Programme

Best New Society: Vegan Society

Best Individual: Sam Hardiman DU Music Society

Best Fresher: Todd Pender Trinity Literary Society

Best Collaborative Event: Multicultural Showcase – Music, Cumann Gaelach, Tradsoc, Arabesque, Russian, French, Hispanic, German, Indian, Chinese Society

Best 4th Week Event: Mindfulness Day  – DU Mediation Society

Best Medium Society: Musical Theatre Society

Best Large Society: DU Players

Best Small Society: FLAC

Best Event: This House Believes Society is Failing People with Disabilities The Philosophical Society AND The Annual Panto Vincent de Paul

Best Overall Society: FLAC

Best Online Presence: Trinity Arts Festival

Societies Choice: Environment Society