Common Acronyms & Terms

 

This is not an exhaustive list however covers the basics that you may come across in your time as an officer.

General

A - G

BUCS = British Universities & Colleges Sport

CGCU = City & Guilds College Union

The Constituent Union for the Faculty of Engineering

CSP = Club, Society or Project

CSPB = Clubs, Societies or Projects Board

The Clubs, Societies & Projects Board oversee all student run activities. It determines policy governing the management, governance and finances of student activities and allocates funding student run groups.

CU = Constituent Union

To find out more visit: www.imperialcollegeunion.org/your-union/how-were-run/constituent-unions

DPCS = Deputy President (Clubs & Societies)

A full-time (paid), elected position with a focus on Clubs, Societies & Projects. For more information about the role visit: www.imperialcollegeunion.org/james-deputy-president-clubs-societies

DPFS = Deputy President (Finance & Services)

A full-time (paid), elected position with a focus on the Finances of CSPs and the Union, and the facilities and services available to students at Imperial. For more information about the role visit: www.imperialcollegeunion.org/claudia-deputy-president-finance-services

GSU = Graduate Students’ Union

The Constituent Union for the Graduate School

H - M

ICSMSU = Imperial College School of Medicine Students’ Union

The Constituent Union for the Faculty of Medicine

ICU = Imperial College Union

LUSL = London Universities Sport Leagues

MG = Management Group

N - S

NGB = National Governing Body

Officer = This is what we call positions/roles part of a committee

RAG = Raising and Giving

RCSU = Royal College of Science Union

The Constituent Union for the Faculty of Natural Sciences

RSMU = Royal School of Mines Union

The Constituent Union for the Department of Materials and the Department of Earth Sciences & Engineering

Silwood  = Silwood Park Students’ Union

The Constituent Union for students based at Silwood Park campus

Management Groups

Arts & Entertainments

AE = Arts & Entertainments Sector

AED = AE Dance 

AEE = AE Entertainments

AEF = AE Fine Arts

AEME = AE Media

AEMU = AE Music

Culture

CT = Culture Sector

CTA = CT Asia

CTM = CT Africa & Middle East

CTN = CT North America, Europe & Australasia

Knowledge

KN = Knowledge Sector

KNC = KN Careers

KND = KN Discussion

KNE = KN Education

Recreation

RE = Recreation Sector

REA = RE Appreciation

REE = RE Exploration

REG = RE Games & Hobbies

REV = RE Vehicles

Sports

SP = Sports Sector

SPT = SP Team Court

SPF = SP Team Field

SPI = SP Individual Sport

SPM = SP Martial Arts

 

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