Guest Speaker form

Guest Speaker Form 

If you wish to have a guest speaker attend an event for your society, you must complete this online form at least four weeks before the event is due to take place. If your speaker is a member of ARU or SU staff, you still need to fill in the form and this should be done at least two weeks before the event.

If you are planning an event and you are not yet sure of who exactly the speaker is, still submit this form and we will contact you. 

You will recieve an email from a member of the Student Activities team to let you know if your speaker has been approved.  For more information, please view our Guest Speaker Policy and the University's guidance on Free Speech and Prevent.



Name of Students' Union Society: 

Campus Society is based on: 

Email address:  


Name of speaker: 

Speaker's organisation (e.g. a place of worship, charity, or company): 

Speaker's email address: 

Website link to the speaker's organisation: 

Title of the talk: 

What is the content of the talk? (Please give as much information as you can about what your speaker will be talking about. If you do not provide enough information, we may need to get in touch with you which can delay this process):


Is your venue/ room booked?  (Rooms can be booked online here.)

Date of Event: 

Arrival time on campus: 

Departure time from campus: 

Will any materials be shown or given out at this event by your society or by the speaker themselves?(E.g.  a film, flyers, reading materials): 

If you answered yes to the above question, please email a copy of or a link to the materials to

Who can attend your event? (e.g. ARU students only or external attendees welcome):

Has your speaker visited any of the countries affected by the Novel Coronavirus in the last month?: 

(If yes, we will be in touch to request more information.)



If you have any questions about this form or about an event you are planning, please contact us

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