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6 weeks before

Planning

  • The event should be identified and relevant partners (SU, societies) should be briefed on the idea. A project lead should be identified and a meeting of those involved should be booked. Speakers should be contacted (ideally well before this, but definitely by now).

4 weeks before

Planning

  • The theme and content of the campaign/event should have been decided.
  • Social media, posters, etc. should have been designed.
  • Everyone should be briefed on the exact nature of the event.

3 weeks before

Promotion

  • Facebook/email promotion should begin.

2 weeks before

Preview

  • All stakeholders should meet to discuss what is and is not working with the campaign – do not be afraid to scrap/change what is not working.
  • Promotion should be ramped up and event forms/bookings should be confirmed by now.
  • Everyone should know what is happening (very important).
  • Get the SU to liaise with College to advertise it via official channels.

1 week before

Weekly Email

  • The SU weekly email should have full details and the Facebook page of the campaign/event should be identified.

3 days before

Final Preparations

  • Final preparations should be made. Good luck!

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Well, there are plenty of opportunities to work with us, and to make the most of your time here in college. But you don’t have to run for anything or have a title to make a difference in the SU - if you’re passionate about something, you have a campaign idea, or you just want to help out in a small way, get in touch with us, and we’ll do our best to help you out!

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