Replace Starbucks in the canteen with a popular local cafe business- Bristol has so many!

Extra Information: I feel Starbucks is ethically and sustainability-wise awful

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  • This idea opened on 11 January 2021 and closed for voting on 4 February 2021.
  • This Idea has conditionally passed. Work will start on this Idea unless it is vetoed by 50%+1 of the Student Council Meeting.
  • This idea has passed through Student Council and will go to the Trustee Board to be scrutinised.

  • This Idea is now Students’ Union policy and has been sent to The Executive for work to begin.


Adam Griffiths
2:21am on 3 Feb 21 Businesses that 'need support' aren't businesses. They're charities. The free market always wins. starbucks is more likely to afford UWE rent on a long term basis.
Josephine Adams
11:59am on 13 Jan 21 Absolutely needs to happen! There are so many fantastic local coffee businesses, who need the support far more than Starbucks right now. Bristol prides itself for it's independence and it's crazy that UWE doesn't take more advantage of the local offerings .
Leonie Bouget
9:07pm on 11 Jan 21 Finally! I've been thinking this for so long!
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