As your AGM draws closer, it is your responsibility to make sure that you know how to run the AGM successfully.
To this end, I will be holding an AGM workshop in the Eliz Rooms during my office hours on Friday 2-3pm.
If you have any AGM queries, please feel free to email me at email@example.com.
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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
Full Shortlist of the nominees for the Society of the Year 2019 sponsored by Bank of Ireland
BEST MEDIUM SOCIETY
BEST LARGE SOCIETY
Student Managed Fund
Vincent de Paul
BEST SMALL SOCIETY
Free Legal Advice Centre (FLAC)
Trinity Arts Festival
BEST NEW SOCIETY
MOST IMPROVED SOCIETY
Voluntary Tuition Programme
Benjamin McConkey (Politics), Charlotte Van Spall (SOFIA), Daniel Graczyk (Meditation), Gabrielle Fullam (Players), Ines Lonergan (Laurentians), Jamie Aspell (Law), Jiye Xie (Photographic), Joe Kelly (Space), Kevin Mullaney (Psychological), Molly Donnery (Film), Niamh Carey (Cumann Gaelach), Nicky Pochinkov (Vegan), Rachel Galvin (Musical Theatre), Seán Francis (Archaeology), Seirce Mhac Chongaill (Trinity Arts Festival), Todd Pender (Literary), Vince Casey (Computer Science)
BEST COLLABORATIVE EVENT
‘Are You Smarter Than a Junior Cert Student’ (Voluntary Tuition Programme & Vincent de Paul)
Multicultural Showcase (Music, Cumann Gaelach, Tradsoc, Arabesque, Russian, French, Hispanic, German, Indian, Chinese)
Pink Party: A Celebration of Feminist Art (TAF, Visarts, Photographic, Digital Arts)
The Winter Showcase (TMTS, Dance, Music, Singers)
Aisling Kearney (Literary), Austin Hughes (Players), Britta Thiemt (Psychological), Charlotte Van Spall (SOFIA), Ciara Mullarkey (Germanic), Ciara ní Mhurchú (Cumann Gaelach), Claudia Mannix (Photographic) Ekaterina Lait (Entrepreneurial), Eoin Roche (Comedy), Gerry Doherty (Laurentian), Iseult Deane (TAF), James Cotter (VTP), Jerzy Jaśkuć (Computer Science), Kate Fahy (Law), Komal Malviya (Environment), Lauren McDonald (Musical Theatre), Maggie Goulden (Space), Malika Grant (Afro Caribbean), Marie-Louise O’Callaghan (SMF), Mary Hastings (FLAC), Michael-John Gillen (Historical), Micheál Ganley (Politics), Pat Gannon (Mature), Rachel Buckley (Student 2 Student), Sam Hardiman (Music), Shauna Kelly (Engineering), Sorcha Ryder (Philosophical), Stephen Smith (Archaeology), Susannah Hunt (Film)
BEST 4th WEEK EVENT
Young Design Showcase – Fashion
Mindfulness Day – Meditation
PAVternoon Concert – Music
Mamma Mia: Here we go in 12 Hours – Musical Theatre
The World Was Purple Shadow: GMB Takeover – Trinity Arts Festival
BEST MULTI-DAY EVENT
‘What If…?’ (Christian Union)
Éigse na Tríonóide (Cumann Gaelach)
Green Week (Environment)
Trinity Arts Festival 2019 (TAF)
Dragon’s Den (Entrepreneurial)
Trinity Fashion Show (Fashion)
This House Believes Society is Failing People with Disabilities (Philosophical)
The Annual Panto (Vincent de Paul)
Writings About Music (Music)
Christmas Exhibition 2018 (Photographic)
The TCDCU Guide to Freshers (Christian Union)
Chicago Programme (Musical Theatre)
Chicago (Musical Theatre)
THW Forgive The Catholic Church (Philosophical)
Depicting Protest (Photographic)
The World Was Purple Shadow (Trinity Arts Festival)
CSC Society of the Year Awards 2019 take place 13th March.
Nominations for awards are now open via your society account on the CSC site
Deadline for nominations is 5pm Tuesday the 5th March
Supporting Diversity & Inclusion in Societies – organised by the CSC and the TCD Director of Diversity & Inclusion.
Date: 12th Feb 2019
Location: Room 2 The Atrium – TCD campus
This is an information session designed to inform and support student groups in TCD. The objective of which is to help societies, clubs etc to become more equal and inclusive places for all members of college.
Delivered by the TCD Director of Diversity and Inclusion we aim to cover the following;
- Making your communication and events more accessible
The Equality Diversity and Inclusion Polices and how they apply to you.
Challenging inappropriate behaviour e.g bullying, harassment
Supporting your society’s members
Diversity concepts (e.g. equality/diversity/gender bias/stereotypes/privilege
The CSC Hilary Term General Meeting will take place on Tuesday 29th January at 5p.m. in the Ui Cadhain Theatre, Arts Building.
This meeting should be attended by the treasurer of each society.
The inaugural Bank of Ireland TCD Society pitching event took place at 2pm on 12th November.
This partnership sees BOI, the official bank of TCD, commit to supporting TCD societies for 2018/19.
Applications opened on 16th Oct and 34 societies applied for sponsorship. From the 34 applications 11 societies were selected and invited to pitch their ideas to a panel of four to compete for a slice of the funding.
The judges were so impressed that they gave funding to each society who pitched.
Trinity Arts Festival 2019
BioSoc MedTech competition
Chinese Society Forum
Dance Society equipment
Fashion Society Fashion Show
Film Society DU Film Festival
Indian Soc – Holi Law Soc – Diverse Careers fair
Players (summer festival)
Trinity Musical Theatre production
Arabesque cultural event
SOPHIA Ambassadors Ball
Zoo Soc Careers Fair
We are delighted to be in a position to offer societies the opportunity to apply to Bank of Ireland for sponsorship. Whether it’s for a society publication, an event (single or multi day), or simply for your society’s overall activities for the year, we look forward to seeing what plans you have.
This is the first year that this deal is in place, and we hope that it will really benefit your society, its activity and its members. Whether it’s for Michaelmas or Hilary Term activities, no sum is too small, and we are encouraging you to be ambitious! This is a great opportunity for your committee to think big and to push the boat out.
The link to the application is below, along with the key dates and deadlines. Please read the terms and conditions and be clear on the type of events that will not be considered. If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
– 16th October: Applications open and must be completed using your @csc.tcd.ie address
– 29th October: Applications close at noon
– Selected applications will receive your allotted time to present a pitch
– 12th November: Societies will present a short pitch to a panel in the BOI Workbench
– Successful applicants will be informed of the outcome at the pitching event or by the following day
1st – 5th October is Fourth Week, Trinity’s dedicated Society Week.
All society events on the Fourth Week calendar are OPEN (you don’t have to be a member) and FREE of charge to all students and staff of TCD. It is an opportunity to experience the wealth of activity, enthusiasm, and creativity that our 126 societies have to offer without committing to join up.
The week will kick off with a Re-Freshers Fair in the Atrium
It is not necessary to be a member of a society to attend its Fourth Week event. However, if you like what you see you can sign up on the day and come back later in the year for more.