THE UNION’S OBJECTS ARE THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION OF STUDENTS AT THE ROYAL WELSH COLLEGE OF MUSIC AND DRAMA FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT BY:
promoting the interests and welfare of Students at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama during their course of study and representing, supporting and advising Students
being the recognised representative channel between Students and the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and any other external bodies
providing social, cultural, sporting and recreational activities and forums for discussions and debate for the personal development of its Students
fostering and encouraging freedom of speech and taking measures to encourage and build a student community which celebrates the diversity of its members
All students of RWCMD are automatically members of the Students’ Union unless they choose to formally opt out of membership.
The Union operates under a constitution approved by the SU Exec, Student Council, Annual General Meeting and the College’s Board of Directors. The Constitution is the Union’s official rule book and contains several references to Legislation, including the Education Act.
The Students’ Union is Registered with the Charity Commission (1144245) and makes Annual Returns to the Commission.
RWCMD Students’ Union is officially affiliated with NUS (and its devolved sub-body NUS Wales), a voluntary membership organisation who represent the interests of more than seven million students. They are the primary voice of students on a national level, giving them the leverage to effectively influence governmental policy.
Music and Drama Students’ Union Limited is the commercial arm of the Students’ Union. It was set-up in the summer of 2000 to allow us to channel all commercial activity through a company limited by guarantee whilst protecting the charitable status of the Union.
All profits generated by commercial activity are transferred, annually through a Deed of Covenant, to the Students’ Union. These resources are used to enhance the holistic student experience of RWCMD students and to further develop the work of the Union.
Madsu Limited is Registered with Companies House (04046865) and makes Annual Returns (including filing Company Accounts).