The Social Board

The UCMSA Universalis Board consists of six members: One President, a Secretary, Treasurer and three Executives. The President is elected by the student body at the end of every academic year whilst the other five positions are filled by appointment. The President, Secretary and Treasurer make up the administrative body of the association whilst the Executives are the link between the committees and the Universalis Board.

 

President (Bojana Raković)

The President carries the overall responsibility for the Association, setting and pursuing the Association’s long-term goals and interests, chairing meetings and General Assemblies, as well as ensuring that the Board and its members are doing their work well and with enthusiasm. The President is also responsible for all external contacts not designated to the Secretary and other Executives (such as with the Faculty Council), writing the semester reports and has the ultimate say on any issues disputed within the Board.

 

Secretary (Eleanor Kelly)

The Secretary is responsible for all communication between the Board members and between the Board and external parties. He or she serves as the first point of contact for the Board. The Secretary is also responsible for the administration and archive system of the Association, logistics and supplies and for taking minutes during any Board meetings and General Assemblies.

 

Treasurer (Maartje Lemmens)

The Treasurer is responsible for the financial administration of the Association. He or she must also keep track of the overall expenditure of each Committee and ensure that the Association’s money is spend in its best interest.

 

Executives

The Universalis Executives act as the contact persons between the Committees, the University College Maastricht staff and the Universalis Board. Executives must help their Committees to grow and develop throughout the Academic year. This means they must communicate clearly between all parties, attempt to resolve any disputes and help with the promotion of the Committee. On top of their Committee work, each Executive has additional tasks:

 

Acquisition Executive (Marco Moreno)

The acquisition Executive represents Universalis at the weekly UCM Management Team meetings. The Acquisition Executive is also responsible for the merchandise and additionally he is responsible for partnerships and sponsors.

 

External Executive (Stephen McCarthy)

The External Executive represents Universalis at the UCSRN, the national organization for University Colleges. He or she therefore organizes all UCSRN events together with the social committee, which consists out of all the other UCSRN representatives from other boards from other UC study association. Moreover, Stephen organizes events in cooperation with other faculties at UM, such as Maastricht Science Program (MSP).

 

Social Executive (Paulina Raniecka)

The Social Executive is responsible for the intro days and the organization of graduation in cooperation with UCM. She or he is also responsible for this website, managing the Universalis Facebook page and promoting events as well as coordinating these.

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Hear ye, hear ye!
Audit General Assembly is happening on November 15th, at 18:30 in D0.033!
Mainly, we will be passing the semester report, including the financial report from the fall. The Independent Body will be auditing the books and financial report at the start of the GA. We will also look at the phrasing changes made to the Statutes. More excitingly, we will be introducing a new candidate committee, a new IB member, as well as announcing the positions in the Social Board and the AC which will soon be opened! Yay!
Find the agenda, the minutes from our last GA, the semester and the financial report, the policy manual, and the statutes on the UCMSA Universalis website: ucmsauniversalis.com under 'Documents' before the GA. Confused on how to GA? The Website also houses the GA Crash Course given by the IB! Motions can be sent to independentbody@gmail.com before the 8th of November 2017.
ALL committee board members are required to attend the GA. Any other students are more than welcome to join the GA as well. This is your opportunity to participate in the democratic process. If you cannot attend, please find someone to proxy for you. Proxy forms can be found on the website but you can also come pick them up in the board room. They must be signed by the person missing the GA as well as dated and handed in before the beginning of the GA to the Universalis Social Board Secretary (Eleanor Máire Kelly).

As per usual, we will have beers and snacks as a treat in the end!

Looking forward to seeing you there,
Your Universalis Board(s) xoxo
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Audit GA

November 15, 2017, 6:30pm - November 15, 2017, 1:30pm

Hear ye, hear ye! Audit General Assembly is happening on November 15th, at 18:30 in D0.033! Mainly, we will be passing the semester report, including the financial report from the fall. The Independent Body will be auditing the books and financial report at the start of the GA. We will also look at the phrasing changes made to the Statutes. More excitingly, we will be introducing a new candidate committee, a new IB member, as well as announcing the positions in the Social Board and the AC which will soon be opened! Yay! Find the agenda, the minutes from our last GA, the semester and the financial report, the policy manual, and the statutes on the UCMSA Universalis website: ucmsauniversalis.com under 'Documents' before the GA. Confused on how to GA? The Website also houses the GA Crash Course given by the IB! Motions can be sent to independentbody@gmail.com before the 8th of November 2017. ALL committee board members are required to attend the GA. Any other students are more than welcome to join the GA as well. This is your opportunity to participate in the democratic process. If you cannot attend, please find someone to proxy for you. Proxy forms can be found on the website but you can also come pick them up in the board room. They must be signed by the person missing the GA as well as dated and handed in before the beginning of the GA to the Universalis Social Board Secretary (Eleanor Máire Kelly). As per usual, we will have beers and snacks as a treat in the end! Looking forward to seeing you there, Your Universalis Board(s) xoxo

The UCM Well-being week was a big success! Make sure to check out the photos from some of the events we held last week! Photo credits go to Thomas Bayne! ... See MoreSee Less

¡Hola Hola!
Come to the common room to move your body, drink some 50c beer, and get the latino vibe going! We'll be teaching you some basic moves so you'll be able to impress ppl with a bit of bachata and merengue in the future!
You don't need a partner - we can pair you up or you can dance on your own!

Chao and hasta luego people
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UCM Latino Night

November 9, 2017, 8:30pm - November 9, 2017, 4:30pm

¡Hola Hola! Come to the common room to move your body, drink some 50c beer, and get the latino vibe going! We'll be teaching you some basic moves so you'll be able to impress ppl with a bit of bachata and merengue in the future! You don't need a partner - we can pair you up or you can dance on your own! Chao and hasta luego people

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