Sport Clubs must elect a committee by all members at an annual general meeting (AGM) each year.

Find out more here: Sport Club Committee Information Pack - 2024-25

For the 2024-25 academic year, each Sport Club committee must consist of four core roles to be recognised. The four roles are listed below, please click on each to find out more:

All Sport Clubs must elect a President, Engagement Officer, and Communications Officer. Sport Clubs must elect either a Competitions Secretary or Team Captain(s).

The Team Captain(s) only applies to clubs that compete in weekly BUCS fixtures. Sport Clubs must appoint one Team Captain to each team. The Competition Secretary only applies to clubs that do not compete in weekly BUCS fixtures. 

Northumbria Sport will formally recognise, communicate with, support, and provide training to the students who are appointed to the above-listed roles.

Clubs may wish to appoint additional committee roles that are not listed within this document. Any additional roles must be agreed by Northumbria Sport.

Key dates are as follows:



5 March 2024

Club committee information session

11 March 2024

Deadline to set the date for AGM and communicate to ALL club members

25 March 2024

AGM window opens

26 April 2024

Deadline to host AGM

1 May 2024

Sport Club’s deadline to submit their Club Committee for 2024/25


If you have any questions, please contact Andy Barton, Sport Development Manager -