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There is one opportunity in the year for new Societies to be formed, this is in the Spetember of each year. You can contact the Societies Officer during Semester 2 with your idea in order to prepare for the following September.

1. Contact Riona Hughes, Societies Officer at

2. Fill in your application form Here

3. Fill in a Society Constitution template here

4. The policy for societies that would have an external affiliation, e.g. voluntary societies, here

5. Apply for a table on socs day one here, which this year is virtual and takes place on the Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday of Week 1. Note you do not choose a table number. 

6. See policy on Constitutions and Society Recognition here

7. Get Approval from the USCG to have a table at Societies Day.

8. Collect 100 potential members on Socs Day 1. (note this year this mat be revised as it is the first time it is Virtual)

9. Attend an appointed USCG meeting after Socs Day if you have signed up the required number of potential members.

10. Hold an EGM to elect a committee. You will need a minimum of 4 committee members.

There will be society training happening after societies day

For Shannon College of Hotel Management e-mail your application and constitution to april.rushe(at) and arrange a table at the societies day in Shannon with April complete step 2,3, 4,and 10. (note Number 1, 5, 7, 8, 9 not relevant for Shannon)

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