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: 23rd of October, 2019 in the  Students' Union, College Road!

Feel you can't wait yet or studying at another campus? Please email studentvoice@staffs.ac.uk 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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  • 13 score
    13 voters

    Allow students the usage of the Adobe suite at home

    Passed
      I recently set up a petition for the University to allow students access to the Adobe suite for usage at home. I feel like this will be a tremendous help for students such as myself that commute and cannon simply commute to the college multiple times a day to use software. Having the access to the Adobe suite which I might add is inherently baked into the majority of creative courses will allow students to work on their coursework wherever they like 24/7. Link to peition: https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/give-staffordshire-university-students-the-adobe-suite-to-use-at-home-for-free?source=messenger-share-button&utm_source=messenger&share=1dc99197-99f0-43cf-aa4b-fb9c4fe37100
    Catherine Sheen
    4:50pm on 13 Oct 19 This is SOOO important. I actually just logged in to make a post about Adobe myself. Nothing more frustrating when you cant access basic software at home, specially when it makes work much more frustrating. Even basic Pdf editing and functionality is denied when at home but as a student the money simply isnt there to pay £100+ to use Adobe Acrobat DC/PDF pro pack. As a commuter student I cant commute in and also due to having a home PC set up to alleviate the impact of my disabilities as much as possible its completely counter productive to come in and struggle on university computers and in turn wastes time that could be spent on productive working.

    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