Golden Ticket Fund

The Golden Ticket Fund is provided to support student groups wishing to host events in the DSU Function Rooms or The Union cafe bar. There is £10,000 available for the 2023/24 academic year.

We welcome applications for all different types of events. The applications can be submitted at any point throughout the academic year and will then be assessed by the Opportunities Team. Each application is considered on a case-by-case basis and once the money is gone, it's gone.

The support we will offer is;

  • The cost of the venue hire.
  • Support to execute event logistics by staff within the union.
  • Note: Some costs of running the event might sit outside of this funds remit and will need to be funded from student groups own self-funding. The cover of other costs will be subject to the nature of event and the discretion of the Opportunities Team based on the remaining funds available.

There's no need to submit an application to the Golden Ticket Fund - simply request your event in the Function Rooms or The Union through the Activity Plan as normal, then your Student Opportunities Coordinator will talk to you about the Golden Ticket event, if it is applicable.