Sports Committee

Terms of Reference

The aim of the Sport Committee is to:

  • Expand and improve sport, fitness and wellbeing at FXU.
  • Address and explore matters with sport at FXU.
  • To provide a platform to encourage more unity, participation and larger events for our clubs.
  • To advise the Sports Officer and President Student Experience on the best interests of the union, prior to the Activities Committee meetings and high level meetings with the universities.
  • The Chair of the Committee is the Sports Officer, who sits on the FXU Leadership Team. The rest of the committee will be made up of 5 different members, to be elected by students:

Composition and Chairing

Chair- Sports Officer

  • Chair and direct this committee, and feedback into the FXU Leadership team.
  • Fulfil their manifesto commitments.
  • Works closely with FXU President Student Experience and FXU Sports Manager.
  • Sits on Activities Committee and leads the forum.

Members (to be elected by students)

Communications Officer

  • Communicate key messages to the student body regarding sporting events.
  • Create publications and use social media to promote sport.
  • Work with FXU Marketing and student media groups such as the Falmouth Anchor Sports Department to promote sporting events and achievements.
  • Demonstrate to club committees how they can effectively communicate with their members.

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Intramural Officer

  • Expand and oversee the intramural programme while ensuring that it is affordable and well administered regarding match fees, facility hire, fixtures, results and referees.
  • Increase participation in intramural sport promoting it to new and returning students and well as Activity groups.
  • Work with FXU marketing and the Communications Officer to promote intramural sport.
  • Help clubs to organise large scale intramural sporting events which are open to all students.

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Social & Events Secretary

  • Coordinate large sport socials and ensure it is communicated to as many students as possible.
  • Organise the venues and themes, and work with venues and service operators to get a good deal for our clubs.
  • Help to organise end of year events such as the FXU Activities Ball and Colours Night.
  • Advise club committees on how to organise diverse, inclusive and good quality social events.

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Kit & Merchandise Secretary

  • Find the best suppliers for FXU Kit and Merchandise, while staying within our brand colours of Navy and Gold.
  • To push sales of kit & merchandise to members of sports clubs.
  • Organise merchandise for bespoke events and intramural sport leagues.

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Participation & Inclusion Officer

  • Encourage inactive and marginalised student groups to participate in sport and fitness, whether this is through campaigns, events or better communications.
  • Demonstrate to club committees how they can retain the attendance of their members throughout the year, operate in a way that is open, respectful and inclusive to all.
  • Work closely with FXU President Community & Welfare, Liberation Committee and Widening Participation Officer when possible.

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In Attendance

  • President Student Experience
  • Sports Manager


  • Two formal meetings per term.
  • There is an expectation that you remain in regular contact with the team remotely and meet when necessary.

Minute Taking

  • Sports Manager


  • Sports Officer (Executive) reports to FXU Leadership Team, and Activities Committee, who report to the Trustee Board via the FXU President Student Experience.

How To Get Involved

  • This is a great opportunity to ELEVATE SPORT at FXU, and you will gain invaluable skills while doing so. This will also look good for your CV and will enhance employability. Above all, being part of the new Sports Committee is a fun way to get involved with FXU.


Sports Committee Elections

  • Nominations are open from Tuesday 8 May- Friday 18 May
  • Voting is open from Monday 21- Friday 25 May

No elections are currently running

  • If you have any questions, please contact Jamal Clarke, FXU President Student Experience