You told us that the sort of barriers you were facing were: – Communication/support issues (3) – Course structure (6) – Workload (2) – Own lack of academic skills (1), Stress management (1), Time management (2), Lack of fun activities (1), Use of Brightspace (1), Lack of money (1) Your VP Welfare is going to… Read more »
SUBU will be expanding the One World Festival to consist of a week of events and activities and working with Reslife on these plans. Your VP Welfare will also be meeting with the university to look at how we can improve the language learning opportunities at BU.
Your VP Welfare will be meeting with Careers and Employability to discuss how we can work collaboratively on more projects and will pass on this feedback.
Following requests from students, we will be offering one to one wellbeing support sessions on the Lansdowne from early 2018. For any student who is unable to attend Talbot House to register this can be done online at https://www1.bournemouth.ac.uk/students/health-wellbeing/student-wellbeing/how-access-us
Yes, the SUBU VP Welfare has been working with SUBU Advice to improve the website content so that people can be easily directed to any support systems that are available.
Yes – Working with SportBU, AFCB and Victoria Education Centre, the SUBU VP Activities and SUBU VP Welfare have now set up an ‘Inclusion Sports League’ that will be launching in October 2017, giving students with disabilities the opportunity to take part in competitive sport. This has been included in SportBU’s Participation Sports programme too!
Yes. A motion was passed at the Big Student Meeting that SUBU must lobby for vegan food options at all outlets, and as a result Dylan’s, The Student Shop and Chartwells have expanded their menu to increase the options for other dietary requirements.
Yes. SUBU were aware that some students were unhappy with the level of detail in the information given to them about their course costs. SUBU took this feedback to the university who have now created a specific group that will work on improving the amount and detail about all costs in this information, particularly to prospective… Read more »
Yes – Last year the SUBU Democracy and Equality department worked with SUBU’s VP Welfare and the Student Carers Officer to introduce the Family Zone at the Freshers’ Fair. As well as organising a Winter Wonderland and Easter Eggstravaganza student parents event full of lots of fun activities and we hope to do the same… Read more »
We hope so. Last year SUBU worked with a student who wanted to do just that, alongside others to deliver a ‘Living with Autism talk’, so that other students and staff can hear their experiences of what it is like having autism and studying at university.