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You want changes as a Gloucester student...

We introduced an extra placement block so that you are able to experience a wider range of placements

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You want changes as a Gloucester student...

We made extra dissertation workshops available to students

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You want changes as a Gloucester student...

We shared information about the dissertation at the end of the second year, but using a talking presentation

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You want changes as a Gloucester student...

We replaced the third year inter-professional module - introducing the choice modules

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You want changes as a Gloucester student...

We increased the skills and simulation in the programme - introducing the OSCE into the second year

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You want changes as a Gloucester student...

We introduced a flow chart for students on: 'How can the Adult Nursing programme team help you?'

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You want changes as a Gloucester student...

We increased our skills resources by arranging for new computer facilities and break-out learning spaces

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You want changes as a Gloucester student...

We arranged for the first graduation ceremonies for Adult Students at Gloucester Cathedral

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You want changes as a Gloucester student..

We arranged for installation of vending machines in key areas

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You want changes as a Gloucester student...

We worked with our students and the Students' Union to address car parking issues for all our current students

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90% of students feel their course is well organised and running smoothly

Psychology (NSS 2015)

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89% of students feel their course has improved their communication skills

Psychology (NSS 2015)

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80% of students rate assessments and marking as being fair

Psychology (NSS 2015)

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90% of students are able to contact staff when needed

Psychology (NSS 2015)

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90% are satisfied with the quality of the course

Psychology (NSS 2015)

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There is a strong focus on student academic and professional growth

Build on this feedback to tailor content to your needs (Politics and IR)

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Student Voice is valued and respected

We listen and respond to your feedback throughout the year (Politics and IR)

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We want more preparation for interpretation of Forensic Evidence

We have overhauled Forensic Analysis at lvl2. The lecture series can now be accessed online and we have interactive tutorials and practical classes (BBAS)

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We want more information on the types of questions asked at interviews

We provided a list of interview questions from recent graduates along with details on Values Based Recruitment in 'Contemporary Physiotherapy Practice' module

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We want more practice at communication before placement

We have created decision-making scenarios using virtual patients to help you develop communication skills (Radiotherapy and Oncology)

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“In particular, the third year personal tutors for the research project have been of great help”

Psychology

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“Overall, I have been very satisfied particularly with the teaching of this course as a whole”

Psychology

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We want to enhance our second year Forensic Science exam marks

Overhauled Forensic Analysis at lvl2. The lecture series can now be accessed online and we have interactive tutorials and practical classes (BBAS)

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We need to gain graduate skills to enhance our employability

Our courses are designed so our graduates are ‘ready and able’ to step into today’s workplaces (BBAS)

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Our courses are designed so our graduates are ‘ready and able’ to step into today’s workplaces.  We have skills-based modules as well as those that cover theory and our research project modules encourage independent thinking

 
Careers events are not relevant to us

We are repeating the successful Science Futures event in January (BBAS)

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We are repeating the successful Science Futures event in January and have developed a new employability event for Environmental Science students and those interested in environmental and ecological careers

 
Completing the NSS would be easier if you handed out tablets

We now provide tablets so students can complete the NSS more easily

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you would like better wifi coverage in R Block

R block now has full wifi coverage

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you would like better wifi in the Centre for Performing Arts

additional wifi coverages has been secured in the CPA rehearsal rooms

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You would like more spaces for doing group work on ITMB

Created more space to support group work, located in 3Q16

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You would like quieter spaces to study

We have increased quiet study space at Glenside Library

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It was hard to find information on our exchange partners

We published profiles of each of them on our website

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You didn’t know where to go to find out about international opportunities

We set up the ‘Go Global’ web pages, and ran a campaign week to raise awareness of study, work and volunteering opportunities abroad

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You wanted more opportunities to study abroad outside of Europe

we set up exchanges in Malaysia (Taylors), Shanghai, and Hong Kong for Business students

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It is difficult to feedback on multiple blogs during practice

We now only request feedback on key blogs, in order to reduce your academic workload during practice (Diagnostic Imaging)

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We want more credits to be awarded for profession-specific modules

Our new curriculum now has more credits for profession specific modules (Diagnostic Imaging)

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The ‘Management of Soft Tissue Injury 2’ exam was too short at 20 minutes

We have increased the exam time to 35 minutes, and included an additional station for you to read and plan the scenario (STAR)

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I want some pre-clinical sessions for the level 3 placement module

We timetabled a pre-clinical day and are reviewing this to stagger its delivery following your further feedback (STAR)

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We want more input on development of presentation skills

Additional presentation sessions have been added (Physiotherapy)

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Additional presentation sessions have been added, including a 'Stand Up and Be Heard' workshop and the opportunity for students to observe and critique videos of previous student presentations.

 
We would like individual written feedback on all our practical exams

We now give you individual feedback sheets for all practical exams in years 1,2, and 3 (Physiotherapy)

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The new, trial session on Critical Analysis Skills at the end of semester 1, level3, was very useful

We have now made this session a set part of the level 3 timetable (Occupational Therapy)

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We want to have more formative feedback from Practice regarding our level of competency

We now include Pass, Merit and Distinction levels of formative feedback from level 1 this year (Occupational Therapy)

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We want more guidance in feedback on how to do better in future assessments

We have changed the assessment feedback templates to include feedforward, consisting of 'strengths' and 'areas for improvement' sections (Occupational Therapy)

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We want some teaching on medical conditions before our first emergency ambulance placement

We have moved the ‘medical conditions in emergency care’ module to before your first emergency ambulance placement (Paramedic Science)

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We want an allotted time for practical assessment so that you don’t have to wait around

We have allotted individual practical assessment times (Paramedic Science)

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We want an OSCE holding room with equipment set-up so we can practice while we wait

We have now made a holding room with equipment available (Paramedic Science)

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Sometimes it's not easy to see why we're doing a particular assessment

The assessments have been designed to have a real world practical focus and encourage learning rather than be of learning (BBAS)

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Timing of healthcare science exams doesn't work for us

Some exams within healthcare sciences have been moved to better fit your timetable (BBAS)

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Science students need to study GIS

The faculty has just invested in a Digital Technology Suite that is used to teach GIS, Second Life and other software (BBAS)

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I appreciated the extra support available, particularly during the final year

We have honed the appropriate final year student support, providing things like project surgeries and staff drop-in times (BBAS)

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We want more crime science practice

We developed crime scenes in the virtual world Second life, allowing you to practice important skills whenever and wherever suits you (BBAS)

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Return of coursework is too slow

We've successfully made huge efforts to get work returned in a timely manner (BBAS)

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We want more programme identity

We are holding 'celebrating your time at UWE' events in Feb, and we have made sure that all courses now have bespoke modules (BBAS)

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Staff were good at being supportive to students

We continue to listen, learn and respond to the experiences of students on our programmes (BBAS)

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Review the layout and timing of teaching materials on Blackboard

Materials are released in a timely way and are clearly set out (BBAS)

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We have forgotten how to use GIS

Bespoke tutorials and refresher sessions have ben offered to final years (Environmental Science and Biological Science)

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We want more forensic content!

We have developed new modules in Forensic Biology and Forensic Psychology (BBAS)

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We would like feedback on all our practical examinations

We now give you feedback sheets for practical exams in year 1, 2 and 3 (Physiotherapy)

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We think there is a need for games specific year two C++ course

We introduced a new low-level Programming for Games module, running from 2015/16 (Games Technology)

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I would like the programme to cover more programming languages

We have added coverage of the C-programming language to the programme (Computer Science)

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We want more help with coursework preparation at level 3

In most modules we now have week by week group sessions discussing coursework, where students and students feedback on work (English Language and Linguistics)

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We want information about coursework and exams early on in the year

In most modules we are now discussing assessment requirements with you in the first lecture of term (English Language and Linguistics)

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We would like additional subject specific skills covered and less focus on CV writing

We changed the module to revolve around language use, integrating use of language in CVs & job interviews (English Language and Linguistics)

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The ‘employability skills’ elements on some 30 credit modules need refreshing.

We now include an ‘employability event’, also working with Careers to develop more integrated and interactive advice. (Consumer Behaviour and Professional Practice)

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We modified the structure of the ‘Consumer Behaviour and Professional Practice’ module to include a short, sharp ‘employability event’ at the very start. We also worked with Careers to develop a more integrated and interactive careers advice experience.  The result? The number of students on Marketing and Marketing Communications awards increased three-fold within 12 months!

 
It is hard to find information on our exchange partners

We have published profiles of each of our exchange partners on our website

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We don't know where to go to find international opportunities

We have set up the 'Go Global' web pages so you are more in the know about where you can go!

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You said can we have more input on development of presentation skills

Additional presentation sessions have been added, including 'Stand Up and Be Heard' and the opportunity observe and critique videos of previous student presentations(Physiotherapy)

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I want to book classes and facilities for sport online

We have made it even easier to book activities at the Centre for Sport, launching a mobile app

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I would like to be able to go to more exercise classes

We have a new class programme, which features more classes than ever!

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I want to feel part of a team when I walk into the Centre for Sport

The Centre for Sport and Wallscourt Farm facilities now have photos of YOU as the stars!

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The gym equipment needs an upgrade, it's too old!

We invested £400,000 in a gym refurbishment which now has state-of-the-art equipment

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Library fines are too high!

We've scrapped library fines on items that are not recalled!

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We have scrapped Library fines on items that are not recalled. For information on this, click here.

 
You want access to further readings online

You have directly selected 50% of our budget on e-books

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What if we told you we don't own everything you can see when you use Library Search? 

We allow more items than we currently own to be shown when you search, and if you need it we buy it instantly so that you can use it for your assignment.

 
I would like to borrow more resources and books from the library

You can now loan 25 items as oppose to 13

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We have increased library lonas from 13 to 25! For more information on borrowing, click here.

 
I need more support with academic skills

We are making changes and developing our academic skills support

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The Library are developing academic skills support.

 
I would like longer opening hours for the library

We've further increased opening hours at Bower and Glenside

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We have increased opening hours at Glenside and Bower Library again!

For opening hours, see Bower or Glenside.

 
I want more and improved study space in the library

We've created more bookable group study rooms at Frenchay

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We have created more bookable group study rooms at Frenchay Library

For more information, click here.

 
There aren't enough PCs with specialist software

On Level 4 (Frenchay Library), we now have 39 FET Build PCs

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We have added 39 FET Build PCs on Level 4 of Frenchay Library.

For information, click here.

 
I want access to high demand books

We have introduced a system so that you can recall them

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We have introduced a recall system!

 
I want better IT facilities in the library

We have upgraded computers throughout the library

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Some speakers in the ECC are faulty or quiet. I can't hear announcements!

We are monitoring the speaker system to make sure we know what is going wrong

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The process of getting reasonable adjustments approved is lengthy

We have made changes to the process so that reasonable adjustments will be approved and input automatically on receipt of medical evidence

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Invigilators are not always clear on disibility etiquette

We produced an information sheet which we will give to all invigilators. They'll also go through mandatory Equality & Diversity Training

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Some invigilators were talking, eating and making noise during my exam

We have made arrangements to enhance training for invigilators and give them breaks to eat so they do not eat in the exam room

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We cannot collect our uniforms out of hours

We included uniform collection as part of timetables for 2015-16

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My guest cannot access WiFi on campus

We introduced 'The Cloud' so that students, visitors, friends and family are able to access the internet on campus

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Registering for university took too long!

We installed over 100 PCs, increased WiFi coverage and provided on the spot support at the ECC for registration

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I struggle to access MyUWE on my mobile

We've upgraded MyUWE to make the mobile experience more user friendly

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It would be great to have more access to my tutors

We made Skype available for staff to use with students at home and overseas

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I wasn't sure when my library loan was due

We made changes to the loan system so that it's simpler and will send you recall notices for in demand items

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I couldn't access Blackboard when the power went out

We introduced a way that systems are now not affected by power outages

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Computers can be slow on campus!

We significantly improved the network so that you'll experience the speed you'll encounter in your future place of work

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It takes too long to get money back from placement expenses

We made changes, so the process takes 5 days instead of 35!

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We do not know much about extenuating circumstances

We will notify you if you've missed a submission so you can submit ECs if you have a problem

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Accessibility to Wellbeing self-help resources could be better.

There is now a new self-help section of the website.

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There is now a self-help section of the website.

Please see our self-help resources page here.

 
Wellbeing workshops are helpful. We would like more!

We have extended the range of workshops available to you, ensuring you are able to access them.

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We have extended the range of workshops available to you, ensuring you are able to access them.

 

Please see our events calendar for workshops available.

 
Wellbeing haven't got back in touch after I've registered

We updated our website with clearer information so that you know how and when we will be in touch

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Please see our Frequently Asked Questions for further information

 
Waiting times for counselling appointments are too long

We introduced new approaches which saw no waiting lists for counselling in 2014-2015

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When signing up for Wellbeing, it takes to long to enter personal details that you already have

Our systems now instantly import your details from your records!

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For more information on our system improvements, read more here.

 
Registration for Wellbeing takes too long

We reduced the amount of questions on the registration form to save you time

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We want more affordable transport for Sports & Societies

A 20% costs saving with new short term vehicle hire company

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We want more opportunities to promote our clubs activities

Brought you more opportunities with Watch it! Try it! Do it!

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We want different & more affordable sport

Introduce a £400k funded 3 year project built solely on your feedback

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We want regular communication & support with club finances

Hired a dedicated member of staff to support Sports, Societies & Networks

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The queues at the Lock In are too long

We've added more staff & more security to get you in quicker plus advance queue-jump tickets

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We want healthier options in The Students' Union Bar at Frenchay

We added made-to-order baguettes to the menu, and jacket potatoes

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Labs with specialist software aren't always accessible

The labs will now only be used for EDM sessions

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The HE student zone should be bigger

Students have been heavily involved in expanding this space

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We need more assessment skills support

Student feedback helped us develop the student study skills booklet

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Postgraduate students need more study space

An additional PG study area has been opened

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We need access to more study space

The HE student zone is now open 24 hours a day

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In 3rd year we need more support to manage the Mind Map presentation

We have introduced milestones to help plan your assessments

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I’m confused about submitting practice assessments

Resource now online on what and how to submit practice documentation

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Year 2 EU sessions need to be more applied to practice

We have introduced Mental Health market stalls into the 2nd year theory

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We want more Student Reps

We have recruited 44 more student reps than this time last year

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We want more real world simulations

Staff and students now wear uniform for all simulation and skills sessions

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We want more real world simulations

Simulation contains real actors and manikins

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We'd like more opportunities for formative feedback

There's now an opportunity for feedback in small groups in the 3rd year

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We want more student led teaching

Health Promotion now includes student led elements

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We need more clinical skills

New for 2nd year, patient skills week

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We want more of a campus identity

Uniforms will have a UWE Gloucester logo

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We need more social space on campus

Student Social room introduced on the ground floor

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We need more real world situations

We now have the dementia ward and interactive manikins

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We want more of a campus identity

UWE Gloucester jumpers are now available to buy

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We want to graduate in Gloucester

Graduations now planned for Gloucester Cathedral

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We want more food choices on campus

You'll now be able to buy fresh sandwiches every day

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I don't get my timetable early enough

Ensured UWE committed to the earlier release of timetables next year

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I don't know when my marks are published on myUWE

From now on UWE will e-mail you when they're published

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I can't find my way around campus

Provide detailed Google Maps coverage of campuses so you can find your way around

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I'm not sure how to write a motion

Put on motion writing workshops to help you

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There aren't enough cheap food options at Bower

We now offer more budget and snack options at the Bar

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We want water coolers at Bower

We now have a new water cooler on campus

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We want film nights at Bower

We are getting a TV screen for movie nights

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There isn't enough entertainment at Bower

We're building you a stage in the Bar

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Your new seats hurt my bum at Bower

We have ordered two more comfy sofas

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We want a say on new facilities

Student ideas have been a key factor in the changing look of Bower

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We need a new a cashpoint on Campus

The Students' Union has negotiated a cash point for Bower Ashton

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We need more academic support at Bower

We've introduced extra study skill sessions on campus

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Library PCs are too slow and there are too few of them

We've invested a further £80,000 for a better IT provision

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I don't know who my Student Rep is.

We worked with UWE to get Student Rep details added to MyUWE

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Disposable glasses are bad for the environment

Our bars have switched from using plastic to glass

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There's no cash point on my campus

We've installed a cash machine in the Glenside Student Centre

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I can't always access the books I need

There are now 1-million e-books available through the Library online

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I can't always find a computer to use

We've increased and improved IT equipment in the Library

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Info Points can get really busy

We have increased the number of staff to reduce waiting times

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I want learning spaces that suit me

UWE has spent more than £4M on new social learning spaces

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I want to study at a time that suits me

Frenchay library is now open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year!

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I want to study at a time that suits me

Bower Ashton library hours have been extended

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There are not enough study skills sessions on my campus

We've extended the numbers of student skills sessions available

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It's hard to contact my Student Rep

myUWE Courses tab now has contact details

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It's difficult to cover all my printing costs

UWE gave students £300,000+ of printing credits

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I can't always find a computer to use

We now have over 100 laptops in our loan scheme

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There isn't enough individual working spaces

We remodelled the R Block atrium into the Super Studio

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Architecture students need a chance to reach more employers

We've organised the London Architecture Show

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We need better printing facilities in R Block

We've spent £40,000 upgrading the printers

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We need more computers with specialist software

We upgraded key areas of R Block to industry level standards

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There's not enough support in Construction

We've introduced Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) to the programme

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We need better industry-led sessions in surveying

Laser scanning and BIM sessions now available

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We need more employability support at level 3

We organised the Property Bootcamp

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Assessment feedback marks need to be clearer

We've introduced a marking criteria matrix to help

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The 'Page Count' policy isn't working

FET has moved to a 'Word Count' policy

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We need more support to help us get jobs

We've organised UWE graduates to coach and support you

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It's difficult to find somewhere to work in groups

We created over 100 work spaces for group work in FET

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We need more practical in-module activities

Changes to the curriculum offer more practical experiences

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We need more contact with the industry

We've increased practitioner input into our modules

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There isn't enough time to prepare for placement

New changes ensure placements are timely & accessible

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I can't always come in to see my lecturer

Staff now have the tech to hold Skype calls with students

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I can't access the Wi-Fi in student accommodation

We are working with the supplier to resolve issues quickly

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I don't always know if I'm at the right room for lectures

QR codes on doors enable students to see what's timetabled

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Wi-Fi on campus is unreliable

We've made the service more reliable and increased its reach

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Graduate internships aren't long enough

Funding now helps companies support students for up to 3 months

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The Meet the Employers Fair doesn't support science students

This year 30% of exhibitors wanted to meet science students

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We want more variety in the types of internships available

We've approached new companies in different sectors

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