Re-Orientation Week

We are incredibly excited to host our very first orientation week from the 18th-22nd of July!

Visit our PPC stall at the city campus recreation centre to sign up for our club and to participate in all the great opportunities we have created to celebrate our birth.

Signing up is a breeze, and will only cost you $2!

Here are some of the great opportunities we have set up for you:

THE PPC 5 WORD CHALLENGE

To participate in this challenge:

– Simply complete the sentence we will set on Facebook with 5 words
e.g. If I were Prime Minister...I would make university free.

– Take a photo or make a written post and post it on our Facebook page with the hashtag #ppc5for50

The person with the most ‘likes’ on their post at the end of the week wins a cash prize of $50.

You don’t have to be a member and you don’t have to pay a thing!

But remember: In order to get enough Facebook ‘likes’ to¬† win, try think of something funny in response to our sentence starter.

For information on the question, check out our Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/UoAPPC

THE PPC QUOTE CHALLENGE

Each day of orientation week there will be a quote from a New Zealand public figure at our stall. All you have to do is guess who said the quote and you’ll instantly be in the running to win Moustache and Shaky Isles vouchers – YUM.

What’s more, the quote will change every day. This means you have a chance of competing and winning every single day of o-week!

To see the quote and submit your answers:

– Visit our stall during o-week
– Sign up to be a member
– Tell us your answer

We’re Recruiting!

 

– APPLICATIONS FOR EXEC POSITIONS FOR 2016 HAVE NOW CLOSED –

 

If you care about politics and want to do something meaningful, apply for the UoA Public Policy Club executive committee by the 1st of June 2016. Not only will you develop vital life skills and deepen to your political knowledge, your CV will get a helpful boost too.

Check out the exec positions and application process below.

Available positions:

  1. Secretary: The secretary is in charge of the administration of the club. This involves taking minutes at meetings, managing the mailing lists and other club correspondence.
  2. Treasurer: The treasurer manages the finances of the club which involves keeping track of financial documents, carrying out all financial transactions (banking), and evaluating the financial health of the club. Note: Having exceptional finance skills and knowledge is not mandatory for this role.
  3. Social Media Manager: The social media manager will be in charge of updating and maintaining the club’s various online platforms. This includes management of the club Facebook page and official website.
  4. Internship Opportunity Database Manager: This role requires the manager to keep up to date with upcoming internships and other opportunities offered by organisations and institutions related to public policy. This includes district councils, non-profit organisations, government ministries and other policy-related firms.
  5. Faculty Liaison: Those holding this role are in charge of liaising with the various staff faculty members that wish to work with us on particular projects.
  6. Logistics Manager: The logistics manager perform organisational jobs like booking rooms, booking O-week stalls and helping members liaise with the relevant university bodies to ensure their event becomes a success.
  7. Extra-University Liaison: This role requires someone with good communication skills that can act as the face of the club and represent the University when communicating with agencies and political figures outside the University.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

If you are interested in any of these roles OR would like to propose your own role, simply email us at uoapublicpolicyclub@gmail.com with a filled out version of the following template:


Name:

Year at University in 2016:

Your degree/s:

Your preferred exec role:

Your second preference:

What sparked your interest in the club?:


 

We look forward to hearing from you!