Your Voice

Completed Ideas

Believe it or not, we do actually do some work here at the SU. From the ideas you’ve submitted, we’ve managed to turn a good few of them into a reality. Have a look below to find out what we’ve been up to over the last year.

SWIPE CARD SYSTEM FOR THE BACK GATE

  • 24 hour access has been approved by the College.
  • Work on implementation will begin on 20 November.
  • Trial period from 1 December.
  • New lighting and CCTV to be installed.
  • Read more here and here.

IMPROVE THE SPORTS CENTRE

  • Steff Milne has conducted two surveying sessions, one at the Sports Centre, and one at the library, generating just under 200 responses.
  • The responses have now been compiled and will shortly be presented to the Sports Centre.
  • The following have been implemented:
    • New ab wheel.
    • Resistance bands ordered.
    • Music regulation.
    • Changing room deep clean scheduled.
    • More cleaning equipment.
    • Cleaned all dumbbells.
    • Staff cleaning/maintenance training.
    • Improved communication with SU.

BRING YOUR OWN CUP AND GET A DISCOUNT ON YOUR COFFEE

  • All coffee has now been discounted to £1, provided you bring your own cup
  • If you don't bring your own, we'll charge you an extra 5op for a cup

MAKE SU AND MEDICINE BAR STRAW FREE

  • Plastic straws have now been replaced by biodegradable paper straws.
  • Read more here

REFUND STUDENTS' TUTITION FEES DUE TO STRIKE ACTION

  • This idea has been implemented into the policy surrounding UCU industrial action.
  • It calls on students to ask for their fees back so as to increase disruption.

BANNING 'BLURRED LINES'

  • 'Blurred Lines' has now been banned from all of our venues and will no longer be played as part of our functions.
  • You can read more here.

PROVIDE A FULL STI SCREENING/CONTRACEPTION CLINIC ON CAMPUS

  • We are regularly running temporary STI Clinics on campus available to all students
  • These clinics test for chlamydia, gonnorhea, and HIV

SWIPE CARD SYSTEM FOR THE BACK GATE

  • 24 hour access has been approved by the college
  • Work on implementation will begin on 20th November
  • Trial period from 1st December
  • New lighting and CCTV to be installed
  • Read more here and here!