Committee

The PIRSoc Committee consists of the following positions:

President

Responsible for the constitutional running of the Society as the leader of the society, responsible for the administration and co-ordination of all Society activities, as well as the central figure for all Society contact and events. The President is responsible for the future development and ongoing strength of the Society, as well as the success of the committee as a whole. They are also responsible for the most prestigious and high profile events of the Society, such as hosting high profile speakers and Charity Ball.

Secretary

Act as the administrator of the Committee, including taking minutes of Committee meetings, ensure attendance at events and meetings, and work alongside the President to ensure the effective organisation of the Society.

Treasurer

Ensure that the Society is well within its budget, as well as making exciting proposals for funding, budgeting, and improving membership. Be responsible for submitting financial claims to the Students Union, as well as funds taken at events.

Volunteering and Social Secretary

Develop and coordinate a highly social and exciting set of events for society members, focusing on socialising as well as charitable volunteering. Responsible for the continuation of key events such as Welcome Week, Pizza & Politics, and socials.

Online Journal and IT Officer

Responsible for the smooth coordination of The Despatch Box as well as the organisation and maintenance of the PIR Society Website.

Academic Events Officer

Organise an interesting and educational series of events focusing on Politics and IR as well as academic development. Responsible for the continuation of such key events such as Question Time, guest speakers, and external events.

Careers Officer

Develop a rewarding calendar of events and workshops focused on developing members’ professional skills as well as their career prospects. This has included alumni events, with important links to the Careers Service.

NMUN Head Delegate (x2)

Leading the prestigious annual NMUN delegation to New York, including training, socialising and development of each delegate. This is a highly intricate role, and demands great understanding of the organisation of NMUN. Head Delegates must have had previous experience in NMUN or adequate experience with other MUN conferences.

LIMUN Head Delegate (x2)

Leading the prestigious annual LIMUN delegation to London, including training, socialising and development of each delegate. This is a highly intricate role, and demands great understanding of the organisation of LIMUN. Head Delegates must have had previous experience in LIMUN or adequate experience with other MUN conferences.

Academic Families Officer

Responsible for the organisation and development of the Academic Families scheme.

Please find below links to our current and past committees:

If you have any queries relating to the role and responsibilities of specific committee members, please feel free to contact us via the below form: