You Said, We Did
Over the last two weeks, more than 2,000 students completed the Union's Annual Student Survey- 11 Questions for 2011. Below you can view the headline results from the survey- watch this space for what we're going to do with all your comments
The Autumn Update report has been written to tell you exactly what the Union has done this semester to improve your time and your experience at UEA.
The report also contains lots of examples of when we have listened to you and acted on your feedback.To read the full Autumn Update Report click here
No More Monkeying Around!
You said: "I don't think tutors should be able to see my name when markign my coursework"
We did: We've got the University to agree that coursework should be anonymously marked.
You said: “There is poor representation of mature students with families”
We did: There is now a position on the Student Officer Committee for a Mature Students’ Officer who will start in April 2010.
You said: “We don’t want marks from the first year to count to towards our final grade.”
We did: We passed your views on to the University and they’ve agreed that it wouldn’t be sensible to include first year marks.
You said: “I find it difficult getting involved in the Union because of transport or child care costs.”
We did: The Union can now reimburse students’ caring responsibilities or travel expenses for attending Union events. Click here for more details.
You said: “I want the library to open early enough in a morning so I can pick up and drop off books and use other services before classes start at 9am.”
We did: Student officers passed this on to Library staff who have agreed to open the library from 8am.
You said: “I don’t know what food is suitable for a gluten-free diet in the University catering outlets."
We did: We took your concern to the University Catering Manager and gluten-free meals are now specified as such on the menus.
You said: “Undergraduate students with dyslexia were frustrated with the quality of feedback on coursework and projects.”
We did: Secured University agreement for students with specific learning difficulties (including dyslexia) to alert markers to their needs on the front of coursework scripts.
You said: “We don’t like queuing for hours to get LCR and gig tickets.”
We did: There are now extra staff working in the Union Box Office during peak times to ensure you get your tickets quicker
You said: “We want a greener UEA!”
We did: The University has already agreed to sign up to two out of the three Go Green Campaign aims for 09/10.