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Staffs Landmark Challenge
18th January - 28th February
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From 18th January to 28th February we are inviting you to take part in our Landmark Challenge. Together as a University, we hope to raise awareness of mental health problems and the issues we are currently facing during this difficult time.
Student Services Fair
20th January
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Welcome talk from your Students' Union (Stoke students)
20th January
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BetterStaffs20/21

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    Contract Transparency

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      There are a lot of issues at Staffs that, at least somewhere along the line, stem from or are exacerbated by the university not being open about contracts. A few examples: - Campus vending machines, as per last year's Better Staffs - Campus washing machines, as per last year's Better Staffs - Staff telling students they must use OneDrive and other Microsoft software because the Google Suite is "not GDPR-compliant" or insecure, which students do not believe - they know there's a contract with Microsoft, but the terms not being public makes this instruction seem highly suspicious. If students are to be expected to abide by the terms of a contract with a third-party company like Circuit or Microsoft, the university ought to at least be up-front about it. Where possible, Staffs Uni should be open and transparent about contracts with third-parties - at the very least the terms they expect students to abide by.
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