UBU offers a variety of training throughout the year. Training is open to everyone although some is designed specifically for volunteers or committee leaders to prepare them for their activity.
Student leaders' training
UBU is currently planning its programme of training for committee members and Execs for 2013/14. More details will be published during August and September. Topics are likely to incldue:
Running a succesful event
Managing your group's finances
Running committee elections
Raising money and sponsorship
Health & Safety
Marketing and PR
There are a range of training sessions specifically for those who wish to volunteer through one of the community volunteering projects run through the Students' Union. These occur throughout the year but mostly in the first term. The Volunteer Induction and Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults is the only compulsory training session but sessions on Mental Health Awareness, Learning Disabilitiy and Autism Awareness, Creative Communication and Teaching Training are also available. Visit the Volunteer Training Page for more details.
First Aid Training
No courses are planned at the moment.