Every year, we ask our student led groups for some information to help them to plan their activity for the year, and to ensure that their group is safe, sustainable and meets the needs of their members.
All groups should use the affiliation form to submit their documents to the Activities Team.
You will need all of the information below in order to submit the form, so make sure you get all of your documents ready before you submit.
You should submit a risk assessment document which covers general activity for the year during the affiliation process. This should cover your main activity, anything which you do regularly and is part of your groups' core activity. If your group runs events through the year which are one offs, you should submit these separately when you plan the event, and not include this in your general risk assessment.
For example, if you are a part of the Extreme Ironing Club, your weekly ironing training sessions should be covered in your general risk assessment, but your one-off guest speaker event with the Ironing world champion should be submitted at the time of the event.
There is more information about completing your risk assessment document on the risk assessment guidance page. You can also download the template document below.
Risk Assessment Guidance
You should submit an overall budget for your group's activity this year. While some numbers will be estimates at this stage, it is important to submit as accurate a budget as possible, as this will impact your membership prices and funding application.
There is more information on Student Group Funding Opportunties for this year below.
Group Budget and Funding Guidance
Regular Room and Facility Bookings
You should include the details of the regular rooms or facilities you would like to book for your group to use. These are the venues you will use for regular sessions, meetings or training sessions, and include facilities on and off campus. If you have questions about what spaces you can book, or need more assistance, please speak to the Activities Team.
If you have updated your constitution this year, please submit a copy of your updated constitution. All groups should use the template constitution which you can download below. Make sure that if you are sending us an updated constitution you are using the right template.
After your affiliation submission has been received and reviewed by the Activities Team, you will have the opportunity for feedback on your submission, especially your budget. The Activities Team will reach out to you directly for this.
Follow up information
Not every group will need to use the forms here, but if you do, please submit these using the links below.
- If you have an instructor or coach, you will need to complete an Instructor Form.
- If you or someone in your committee will be driving their own car as part of your group activity, please complete the Private Vehicle Form. You must complete this form if you want to claim expenses for mileage.
- If you have group owned equipment please complete and submit an inventory form to show what equipment you have and where it is stored.
Private vehicle form