Nominations for committee positions open tomorrow, we will be voting for ALL committee positions online this year. YOU MUST BE A MEMBER OF THE SOCIETY TO RUN FOR A POSITION AND TO VOTE. Below is the timetable for the election period:
25th February 12:00 – Nominations Open
15th March 12:00 – Nominations Close
18th March, 12:00 – Voting Open
18th March, 18:00 – Hustings
22nd March, 12:00 – Voting Closes
22nd March, 18:00 – Results announced online.
Once the nominations open, I will circulate a link that will allow you to nominate yourself for a position. Please only nominate yourself if you are a full member (not visiting or associate) and are enroling next year to continue your studies.
Hustings – 18th March 18:00
ALL candidates will appear before the society members and will give a short speech to convince everyone that they are most suited for the role they are running for (let me know ASAP if you want to run but will be unable to be at the hustings). A Q and A session will also take place. Attendance is mandatory for candidates and we will be filming the hustings and uploading the footage onto the Facebook group (to allow members who did not attend to see your speeches).
You can check the constitution for the constitutional obligations of each committee role (President, Treasurer, Secretary, Board Games Master, Roleplaying Games Master, Events Officer, Webmaster): https://www.dropbox.com/…/UCL-SFFS-Constitution-2018-2019.d…
Election rules and regulations: http://studentsunionucl.org/…/docum…/cs_election_rules_1.pdf
We’re also still in the midst of selling board games, so if you’re interested in purchasing any of the following from the society, contact BG Officer Jo Winter:
Bang! Deluxe Edition – £15
Battlestar Galactica plus Daybreak, Exodus and Pegasus Expansions – £60 package deal
Dominion Intrigue – £20
San Guo Sha (Three copies) – £10 each
1. EVENTS THIS WEEK
FILM NIGHT The Big Sick, Monday 25th February, 18:00 – 21:00, Pearson G22
We’re finishing off our month of romance films (Mean Girls isn’t romance, but whatever, shut up) with The Big Sick, a true story of love amid culture clashes.
BOARD GAMES, Wednesday 27th February, 18:00 – 21:00, Chadwick 2.18
Boardgames followed by a trip to the IOE Bar! If you’d like to play a specific boardgame, be sure to request it from Jo Winter.
CASUAL GAMING NIGHT Mario Kart ‘n’ Jackbox, Thursday 28th Feburary, 18:00 – 21:00, Foster Court B29
What it says on the tin, a very chill night of gaming.
BOOK CLUB, Friday 1st March, 18:00 – 20:00, Dillon’s Coffee (in Gower Street Waterstones)
The book club is finishing Catherine Webb’s The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August. This week going from chapter 59 all the way to the end.
TRI-WIZARD TOURNAMENT, Friday 1st March, 18:00 – 21:00, IOE 537
In what is our most ambitious cross-over event of the year, UCL Sci-Fi Fantasy will go head to head to head against UCL Film Society and UCL Harry Potter Society in a series of competition to determine once and for all – what society is the best at arbitrarily pre-determined competitions.
Go to the event, choose what team you’ll support and get ready to compete!
2. UPCOMING EVENTS
FILM NIGHT Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, Monday 4th March, 18:00 – 21:00, Pearson G22
ALL DAY BOARDGAMES, Saturday 9th March, 12:00 – 21:00, Not yet confirmed
3. SOCIETY RESOURCES
Our beautiful multifaceted website is a thing of wonder. It contains everything you need concerning the society: a lovely google calendar, a list of the boardgames, books, and RPG materials we own and can lend out, our forum, and even some suggestion forms!
Check out our posts and story!
Use our discord server to chat with other members about video game-y matters!
Updates, event venues, and other fun little things.
If you ever want to send us an email, please do so here: email@example.com
If you ever have an enquiry for a specific member of the committee, they’re most easily contacted via Facebook:
President – Hannah Okumura Jones
Treasurer – Lewis Iain
Secretary (Book Club, Library) – Andrea Petrou
Board Games Officer (All Boardgame-related events) – Jo Winter
RPG Officer (All RPG-related events) – Logan Forth
Events Officer (All other events) – Joseph Holopainen Hadaway
Webmaster – Kari Clark
– Hannah, Master of All Four Elements, Watcher of Drinks, “She’s Always the Werewolf Don’t Trust Her”, Eternal Procrastinator, Volcano Sacrifice Victim, Can’t Spell February, and the Hounder of UCL Estates
UCL Sci-Fi & Fantasy Society is proudly sponsored by Zatu Games