Help shape your Union and make a #BetterStaffs! 

Is there an idea you have to make Staffs Uni or your Union even better? Maybe a piece of work we're not doing yet?

You can submit your big ideas right here, for students to vote on & then take to a Better Staffs Forum - a meeting run by and for students to have their Big Ideas heard. 

Date of next Better Staffs: 12th February 2020 @ 1pm in the  Students' Union, College Road!

Feel you can't wait yet or studying at another campus? Please email for assistance and more information as to how you can still get involved!

(To vote, at the left of each idea click the number on top to show agreement, or the number underneath to disagree)

Your Ideas for Your Union

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    Vending Machines need sorting out.

      In the 2017/18 academic year, a 600ml bottle of Tango from the vending machines on Campus would cost you £1.20. It now costs £1.80. In that same year, a can of Diet Coke would cost someone 85 pence. They would now be charged £1.30. I've chosen these two examples deliberately as neither of them required a price increase due to the sugar tax. If these prices went up in line with inflation, then the once £1.20 bottle of Tango would now cost £1.25. The can would now cost 89 pence. There is no legitimate excuse for these prices to have increased so much, and the only reason I can find is that the company that has been contracted to do it is trying to rinse students for as much as they can. This gets posted every year, I know, but it's beyond a joke now. The university needs to either encourage the company to lower its prices, or just end the contract and have the machines removed from Campus.
    Andrew Cronin
    12:16pm on 26 Oct 19 Seconded!

    3 Things Changed by the Better Staffs Forum Last Year

    1. The University installing dual screens in Computing Labs

    2. The return of Bing Lingo during Welcome Week

    3. Refurbishment of Student Space at College Road