RSOâ€™s Student Government
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MARCH 2011 ISSUE
ON THE COVER A great part of your time at COSTAATT will be spent outside the classroom. EDITOR Clifford Sukhai DESIGN Christopher Russell Lyndon Mack CONTRIBUTING WRITERS Lyndon Mack Clifford Sukhai Christopher Russell
RSO’s Student Government Cultural Activities Sports Entrepreneurship Week Student Life
STUDENT LIFE 3 A great part of your time at COSTAATT will be spent outside the classroom. CULTURAL ACTIVITIES & EVENTS 4 A great part of your time at COSTAATT will be spent outside the classroom.
PHOTOGRAPHY Christopher Russell COSTAATT STUDENT LIFE is a publication of the Student Life Department. For more infomation please contact: Clifford Sukhai at Tel: 690-9000 or 690-9000 Email: email@example.com Visit us online at www.costaattstudentlife.com 2
RSO’s 4 A great part of your time at COSTAATT will be spent outside the classroom.
ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEEK 5 A great part of your time at COSTAATT will be spent outside the classroom.
SPORTS ACTIVITIES & EVENTS 8 A great part of your time at COSTAATT will be spent outside the classroom.
Life A great part of your time at COSTAATT will be spent outside the classroom. The activities in this section work to support COSTAATT students in all aspects of college life, especially by offering co-curricular and extracurricular programs, services, and resources to make your tenure at COSTAATT as exciting and successful as possible. .
Cultural Activities & Events COSTAATT promotes cultural programmes to create awareness of the diverse culture of the college without discrimination on the basis of age, sex, gender, race or ethnic background, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, religious affiliation or disability.
Registered Student Organisations Registered Student Organisations (RSOs) or Student Clubs are student-based organisations formed to achieve objectives that are mutually agreed upon by Administration and the student government as beneficial to the development of the students and the College. These organisations represent the common interest of students and at COSTAATT there already exist a number of RSOs:
• Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship (IVCF) • Caribbean Student Association • COSTAATT’s Social Club • Radiological Science Student Association • Blazers Badminton Club • Cricket Club • Tennis Club
COSTAATT supports the development of the student co-curriculum through student governance and the development of a strong, independent student guild.
organisations is to facilitate the holistic development of COSTAATTâ€™s students through participation in structured organisations.
Students who wish to serve as representatives in the student government or in the Executive of Registered Student Organisations (RSOs) must be in good academic standing. Elections are held no later than June of each academic year.
The Student government shall be comprised of the following entities:
The primary purpose of student government and its associated guilds, clubs, and 6
Executive Council The Executive Council is the Executive of the student government. The Executive Council shall comprise the President, Treasurer, and Secretary of each campus Student Council. It shall have
“The primary purpose of student government and its associated guilds, clubs, and organisations is to facilitate the holistic development of COSTAATT’s students”
such authority as is laid out in these policies and in the Constitution of student government. The Executive Council is primarily responsible for the management of the affairs of student government at the college level. The Student Council The Student Council shall be elected from amongst the members of the local student guild and shall serve as the Executive of each campus. The Student Council is responsible for the management and daily operations of the local
student guild. The Student Council shall comprise the following positions: • President
• Vice President • Secretary
• Assistant Secretary • Treasurer
• Public Relations Officer • Sports Officer
Sports Activities & Events
COSTAATT is continually promoting intramural and intercollegiate sporting/recreational activities. Our intercollegiate athletic teams compete in various tertiary level leagues and competitions within Trinidad and Tobago. We offer recreational activities within a variety of individual and team sports.
Individual sports include, tennis, badminton and table tennis. Team sports include Football, Volleyball, Basketball and Netball. The general underlying principle of Intramurals is simply "There is something for everyone". COSTAATTâ€™s Sports Day is held annually.