Stewards need to be present at events and lectures in order to maintain the health and safety of students, staff and members of the public who are attending the event.
The responsibilities of a steward include:
Other tasks/roles of a steward can include:
The event organiser will need to brief stewards on their tasks/roles whilst working for their event. Please use the Steward Checklist for this purpose.
If Departments, Societies or other event organisers decide to organise their own stewards (i.e. staff or students from their department) they must ensure that these stewards are given essential information for stewards to read before working at the event.