NUS Totum

Referenda Case

All Student Vote (Autumn 2019)

Increase Available Study Space



This motion asks your DDO to lobby the University to increase the number of available study spaces by term 3 of the academic year 2019/20

This Union Notes:

 

This section should include any facts, figures or statements that you believe are relevant to the topic of your policy. Remember in this section clear and effective referencing is important.

 

  1. In 2017 46% of UG students cited ‘lack of study space’ as their main concern.[1]
  2. Student numbers are increasing.
  3. The old Sports Centre is currently empty.

 

 

 

This Union Believes:

 

This section should include opinions or supporting statements for your policy.

 

  1. That the university should change the old Sports Centre into a study space for students.
  2. That this change should happen as quickly as possible in order to benefit current students.
  3. An increased number of study spaces on campus would improve the student experience.

 

 

This Union Resolves:

 

This section should be about how you want the SU to react, the outcome of this policy. Remember to mandate specific departments/sabbatical officers; this will make things easier for future accountability

 

  1. To mandate the Democracy and Development Officer to lobby the university to increase the number of available study spaces by term 3 of the academic year 2019/2020.
  2. To mandate the Democracy and Development Officer to lobby the University to consider the use and conversion of the Sports Centre into a Study Space.

 

 

[1] All Member Survey, Warwick SU, 2017. See Figure One