Society Laurels

Society Laurels

The Society Laurels tier structure is a chance to identify those Societies who are a cut above the rest, whose committees and members have gone that extra mile to enhance student experience and who have given their members the best value for money.

Society Laurels will be announced at the Society and Media Awards Ball on Monday 29th April 2019 in 3sixty.

RUSU Society Laurels Gold Laurel
Gold Laurel Award

These Societies have:

  • Completed Silver Laurel Award
  • Held a large scale event (e.g. formal event, Society trip, etc.)
  • Participated in charity fundraising or volunteering projects
  • Taken part in a Student Officer’s campaign
  • Have proven evidence of their development
RUSU Society Laurels Silver Laurel
Silver Laurel Award

These Societies have:

  • Completed Bronze Laurel Award
  • Participated in ‘Give It A Go’ by holding a taster session or having a stall at the Refreshers Fayre
  • Attended a development meeting or submitted their development plan to Student Activities
  • Hosted an inclusive event (e.g. non-alcoholic, accessible, diverse)
  • Attended at least one Activity Group Meeting per term
RUSU Society Laurels Bronze Laurel
Bronze Laurel Award

These Societies have:

  • Ensured their Committee attended all relevant training
  • Kept all Society funds in the provided bank account
  • Updated their online RUSU profile regularly
  • Had all their Committee pay their membership fee
  • Organised at least one trip, event, or social per term