Student Council is the decision making body of the Students’ Association of the University of the West of Scotland (SAUWS).  It is the forum for UWS students to voice their concerns and where they can make decisions about the direction of the Students’ Association and the University. 

Our policies shape the direction that the student's association take and can be about anything that concerns students. For example, current policy means SAUWS works together with UWS to work on things as varied as improving food offerings on campus to improving support for student entrepreneurs to lobbying for a library fine amnesty.  Policy also leads on more national areas - and means that SAUWS will always campaign against fee charges or fee interests for students. It might even be something small, such as the banning of Blurred Lines from being played in association spaces. 

ANY student can submit policy using the form below - your ideas don't need to be complicated! 

Once policies are submitted they will be put online here, and any student may comment or ask for clarification.

If you submit a policy suggestion you will be invited to student council to present it - but you don't have to. In your absence the Union Chair will read your submission - and then your elected student reps will vote on the policy.

So give us your ideas, and help us work for you!

Policy Idea

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    5 voters

    Is Paisley canteen environmental friendly?

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      There should be proper bowls as an option for having soups at the eating area instead of only offering the disposable one.

      Why you think it is important

      Just because something is recyclable is does not mean that is better than to use a more sustainable option. Such in this case to use bowls than paper bowls as a proper bowl can be reused multiple times compared to the paper one that has to go through the whole process again before it can be reused, which in itself is wasting a lot of energy still.

      Is there anything else you think we should know?

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