Besides having a board, student party SAM has many committees, where you can contribute to a better university. If you have ideas and want to be active outside of your curriculum, don’t hesitate to send us a message or come by in our office at E2.06!
Campaign and visibility
The visibility of SAM throughout the year and towards the university council elections is essential. One of the goals of this committee is to increase the visibility of SAM on campus by being proactive, innovative and creative. With your committee you will brainstorm about the ways in which SAM can stand out as a party. The time spent on this committee is about one to two hours a week. The committee meetings will take place once every two weeks. In this committee you will learn important soft skills such as presentation skills, meetings, persuasion and marketings technics.
As a member of this committee you will be considered our eyes and ears on campus. You will give your input on the current student matters and give an indication of what you can encounter at the university as a student. You will also use surveys and polls to gather students’ opinions on a wide range of subjects. This committee will meet once every two weeks. In this committee you will learn to study and discuss policy documents, to draw up surveys and to gather the opinions of the Tilburg students.
In this committee you will be challenged to improve your professional skills such as marketing, making a budget and networking. This committee will meet once every two weeks. You will learn how to approach opportunities with a commercial institution and to sell your ideas to companies in exchange for sponsorship. In this committee you will help us reach a certain acquisition goal.
This committee is responsible for the bonding within SAM. This committee keeps all the committee members active and involved, by creating bonds within and amongst the committees. If you are social, assertive, out-going and know how to get a party started, the internal committee is for you! This committee will meet once every two weeks. You will organize numerous parties and bonding activities, making your social and organizational skills grow.
If you would like to explore multiple cultures and would like to get to know a lot of different people, join the international committee! You will help with the integration of international students of Tilburg University. This committee is a perfect mix of tackling important issues for internationals and organising fun bonding activities. You are the point of contact for the international students in Tilburg and you brainstorm along about ways to make the process run more smoothly. You and your committee will think about the problems an international student encounters and help to solve them. It is important for this committee that you recognize problems quickly and start working on them in a solution-oriented way. During the year you will also organize events that are orientated around internationalisation. This committee will help you to further develop qualities such as communicating in English, meeting, working together and thinking creatively. You will meet once every two weeks. If you like a productive and joyful committee, the international committee is the one for you!
The events committee will help organise a number of major events during the year, both at and outside the university. These events range from formal events such as the ‘Teacher of the Year Election’ to informal parties such as the ‘night of the Profs’. Within this committee you have enormous space to come up with your own ideas for new activities. You will get the unique opportunity to take a look behind the scenes at the organization of large events. This committee meets once every two weeks, but before and during events you will be a bit busier. As a member of this committee you will develop yourself in the field of organisation, cooperation, initiative and creative thinking.
This committee will take care of the most beautiful and attention-grabbing posts on our social media platforms. You will make sure the students of Tilburg are informed about the things that are going on at the university. Within this committee you will learn how to work with photoshop and programs like Canva and InDesign. Furthermore, you will learn essential soft skills such as meeting, collaboration, initiative and creative thinking. You will meet with your committee once every two to three weeks. If you have fun, creative and innovative ideas to spice up our channels, this committee will be something for you!
Are you creative and do you enjoy writing? Join the newsletter committee! This is both a fun and formal committee. You will keep our members and other students informed and entertained with updates about our work in the university council, fun stories, interviews, puzzles and more. Within this committee you can be as creative and innovative as you want. You will meet with your committee once every two weeks. You will learn essential soft skills such as meeting and collaborating, but you will also improve your writing skills.
This committee will focus on the well-being of all students in Tilburg. Besides thinking of innovative ways to improve mental, physical and social student well-being, the goal will be to help with the organisation of well-being orientated events. As a member of this committee you will develop yourself in the field of organisation, cooperation, initiative and creative thinking. You will learn how to solve problems, and think in solutions. This committee will meet once every two weeks, but sometimes more often before and during events.