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Submitting an idea is super easy! Just fill out the online form and your idea will go to Ellie Freeman, our Student Engagement Coordinator.  

When submitting your idea, you will need to provide details of a proposer and a seconder. These are two people who support your idea and also wish to see it fulfilled.

After your idea has been submitted and approved, it will be discussed and voted upon at Union Council. If your idea is passed at Union Council we can look into the actions needed to pass your idea!

By submitting an idea, you are taking the first step to creating a positive change. This is an opportunity for you to take ownership of your idea and have an input in the student experience at Bucks. 

If you idea is approved by the Representation Team, you will be invited to Union Council to speak about your idea 

If you have any further questions please contact ellie.freeman@bucks.ac.uk or mark.sweeney@bucks.ac.uk

Previous passed ideas can be found below.

 

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  • 2 score
    2 voter

    Microwave at Beats

    Passed
      Hello, I wish to explore he possibility of of improving the microwave situation at 'beats' (and anywhere else they are on campus). I want to start by saying that I like that there is a a microwave capability as it caters for a lot of students who on are on budget, health conscious or just love their own grub. That said the current microwave is just not up to task. There are 2 current issues with the one at beats. First of all, there is only one. There are often queues of people at busy times and for some students they are on a tight schedule. The second issue actually feeds into the first, the microwave does not actually heat food that well which entails longer heating times. The microwave is not the usual spin table type and as such the food does not heat evenly. Eating a meal with hot then cold spots is not an enjoyable experience. I do believe that lunchtime and breaks could be greatly enhanced for those who bring their own food if there was a decent microwave facility.

      Name of proposer

      Stephen Burrell

      Email address of proposer

      N/A

      Name of seconder

      Approved by Bucks Students' Union

      Email address of seconder

      union@bucks.ac.uk
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