How To: External Speakers

external speakers

The external speakers policy is a Students’ Union Policy that means that any external speaker that come into speak to a Society must first be approved. ‘External speaker’ is any individual or organisation who is not a student or staff member at UWE or The Students’ Union at UWE. If someone who is not a student or staff member at UWE and has a platform to speak to any UWE student they are classed as an External Speaker. 

This form must be submitted a minimum of 14 days in advance of the date of the event. Forms arriving after this time will not be approved.

For events where Political or Religious speakers will be attending the University requires at least 21 days’ notice to allow the University to adequately plan for the event.

PLEASE NOTE, THIS ONLINE FORM IS THE ONLY FORM THAT WILL BE ACCEPTED FOR EXTERNAL SPEAKERS. PAPER FORMS WILL NO LONGER BE ACCEPTED, AND YOU WILL BE ASKED TO COMPLETE THIS FORM EVEN IF YOU SUBMIT A PAPER FORM.

For more information on The University's External Speaker and Freedom of Speech policies, please visit their website here.

Forms you will need: