Sub Commitees

There are four Sub Committees each reporting directly to the Board:

Finance Committee

The purpose of the Finance Committee is to ensure that the Guild meets approved income and expenditure targets, via the annual budget process and the monthly management accounts. The committee will also approve additional one off and capital expenditure. The members of the Committee are required to review and consider appropriate methods of overseeing the Guild’s financial activities. The Committee meets five times per year and the composition is as follows;

  • President ( Chair)
  • Sports Officer
  • 2 Trustees nominated by the Board of Trustees
  • 2 individuals of appropriate skills and expertise
  • Chief Executive and Finance Manager or nominees in an advisory capacity.

Finance Committee meeting dates

  • Tuesday 13th October 2020
  • Thursday 3rd December 2020
  • Tuesday 9th February 2021
  • Tuesday 27th April 2021
  • Tuesday 8th June 2021

HR Committee

The purpose of the HR Committee is to ensure that the human resources of the Guild are working effectively to deliver the organisation’s strategy and policy. The Committee meets five times per year and the composition is as follows;

  • Welfare and Community Officer (Chair)
  • International Officer
  • 2 Trustees nominated by the Board of Trustees
  • 2 individuals of appropriate skills and expertise
  • Chief Executive and HR Manager or nominees in an advisory capacity.

HR Committee meeting dates

  • Wednesday 30th September 2020
  • Thursday 26th November 2020
  • Thursday 4th February 2021
  • Friday 30th April 2021
  • Thursday 3rd June 2021

Audit & Risk Committee

The purpose of the Audit & Risk Committee is to ensure that the Guild complies with all relevant laws and regulations and that an internal system of accountability is formally set up. The members of the Committee are required to review and consider appropriate methods of controlling the Guild’s activities, financial and otherwise. The Committee meets 3 times per year and the composition is as follows;

  • President (Chair)
  • 3 Trustees nominated by the Board of Trustees
  • 2 individuals of appropriate skills and expertise
  • Chief Executive and Finance Manager or nominees in an advisory capacity.

Audit & Risk Committee meeting dates for 2018/19

  • Tuesday 13th October 2020
  • Tuesday 16th February 2021
  • Friday 21st May 2021

Appointments Panel

The role of the Appointments Panel is to appoint Student and External Trustees. The Appointments Panel is also responsible for the Trustees’ induction, support and development. The Panel meets as and when required and the composition is as follows;

  • President;
  • Chair of the Trustees;
  • 2 representatives of the University of Birmingham;
  • 2 Full Members of the Guild elected in a cross campus ballot
  • 3 members of the Guild Officer Group who are not Trustees; and
  • Postgraduate Officer; and
  • Chief Executive or nominee shall be in attendance in an advisory capacity.

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