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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    1 voter

    Lack of Study space in Ayr Campus.

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      There should be more dedicated areas around the campus building where students can go and study.

      Why you think it is important

      The library gets extremely busy and students often find it difficult to find somewhere they can study. The Atrium is not a suitable location as it is very noisy, open and generally uncomfortable to study in. The Library's lay out could be better improved to provide better space for studying. Group study rooms are often used by only one or two people; which when wanting to book it out as a room for a large group for meets etc it proves to be difficult. Having more study space would allow more student to work comfortable at the Ayr Campus.

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