events resources - trips, risk assessments, guides, guest speakers, volunteering


Want to run an event? Here are your first steps...

I want to run an event on campus - what should I do?

Look at our five steps to run an event at UEA - budget, location, time & date, publicity plan, risk management.

Want to know how to plan a spring ball or christmas party? You find a checklist and guide here! 

Please complete your event management plan and send it back to

How inclusive is your event? Try our Equality impact assessment to find out!

Always risk assess every Society/Club activity you hold. You must return this to the Students' Union.

Need help uploading your event to the website and adding tickets to your event? Click here to read our step by step guide. 

What kind of Students' Union event happen at UEA?

Student Transformation Weekend - Our hugely popular residential trip for all of our student leaders (Course reps, committee members, staff). The residential is full of hands on skill workshops and fun team buidling and networking exercises.

Freshers - The biggest and best line up in the UK - Experience the amazing nightlife that Norwich has to offer, whilst getting to know more about the opportunities available to you through Societies, Clubs and campaigns.

Pimp my Barrow - The most anticipated event of the year. The whole student community come together in an amazing fancy dress celebration in aid of charity.

Go Global - The biggest international event of the year. Travel the world in Union House and immerse yourself in the fantastic food, performances and displays from our Cultural Societies.

STAR's - The end of year award and recognition event. This is where we recognise our for the hard work that our Societies, campaigners and student staff have accomplished that year.


All the resources you need to run a successful event can be found on the pages below.