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Student Hub: Feedback Workshop
22nd August
Foyer Science Centre
Have your say on how the student hub is progressing!
Summer Fun at Coalport
30th August
coalport gardens
summer fun and meet the bunnies 11 am- 3pm
Quiet Games Space
13th September
Students' Union Boardroom, Above Ember Lounge
Committee Conference 2018
14th September
Science Centre (TBC)
It's time for this year's committees to put their thinking caps on and prepare for the year ahead!

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Staffs Growing Concern: Celebrating National Allotment Week!
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Your Students' Union has achieved EXCELLENT in NUS' Green Impact award.More

 
Formula Staffs BREAKTHROUGH AWARD at Silverstone!
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We caught up with Tom Brookes from Formula Staffs to find out what 'Formula Staffs' is all about!More

 
My Top 3 UK Theme Parks
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It's high summer, so as a 'coaster lover, here's my Top 3 Theme ParksMore

 
 

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Better Staffs Forum 2017

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    Improved Operation/Availability of Study Rooms

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      It has come to my attention through members of the Disabled Students' Network that there have been times where they have used the group study rooms on the Second floor of the Cadman building, and have been asked by library staff to vacate early due to being "short-staffed", which has disrupted their studies on multiple occasions. Some of my members have processing impairments, so they are very dependent on these rooms in order to focus on their studies without the distractions we encounter when sitting in the more communal sections of the library. The library staff usually have no issue leaving all of the other study rooms available 24/7, so it personally baffles me on why these two rooms require to be locked at 8pm or sooner. After enquiring further, even the staff member who asks them to vacate doesn't understand why it needs to be done either.
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