Got an idea of how RSU could work better for students?

You're the students, and the RSU is run by you, so tell the RSU what you want us to do and campaign on. 

All you have to do is submit your idea below, once submitted you have 2 weeks to first of all get 1% of the student population to vote on it (currently 80 students). Then secondly, 50% +1 of those who voted to vote in favour of your idea. Once you reach the required number of votes, SUC will review the idea and vote for it to become Policy of the RSU. It's that simple!!!

Once Policy, the RSU will campaign, lobby and if we can, enact your idea, to try to improve student life here at Roehampton.

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    104 Total Votes

    Are CCLs necessary for community improvements?

      The College Community Leader (CCL) project initially began in Southlands College, and this year collaborated with Digby Stuart College with plans to involve themselves with all four colleges be the end of the academic year. ---------- The student voice has spoken of their concern and distaste for the CCL project, stating that it only engages a very limited section of the student community, uses money inefficiently, serves to undermine democratically elected student leaders, creating a sense of tension and friction between the student body and the CCL workforce. ---------- By expanding the CCL project, it is likely that well established College events (such as formal dinners and Christmas events) will suffer, due to funding being spent on alternative means. Additionally, we believe that students should not be paid to be 'leaders' but instead this should be done through merit and community engagement. Monetary incentive should be spent on students who have already shown commitment to their college. Overall, the CCL project has proven to not answer the requests of the students, but instead put money that should be spent on cultivating a community into the pockets of a very few select students and staff members. ---------- We would like to propose an emergency SUC meeting to hold an SUC vote so that the student body may stand under one voice and opinion on the matter of CCLs. The vote will be for the following three options: 1 - The CCL programme expansion carries on as intended 2 - The CCL programme expansion is halted, but continues to operate in the colleges that it has already been established within 3 - The CCL programme is replaced for a more community inclusive structure that places student leadership under the direct control of the Heads of College, CLDOs/CEAOs and Elected College Officers, allowing colleges to differentiate on their own values ---------- Thank you for reading our idea on how to improve the Roehampton Community. By 'up-voting' this idea, this will help trigger a response from the university administration. ---------- Kind regards, The Froebel College Officer Team
    Fabian Ivo Jasonson
    1:38pm on 26 Apr 21 An excellent idea. The students must have a say in proposals that effect their college life in such a concerning manner.
    Elyse Xanthe Giddens
    2pm on 26 Apr 21 A fantastic idea! The student voice must be heard when it affects college life!
    William Robert Johnston
    2pm on 26 Apr 21 Very good idea, as the students are the top priority they should have their opinions heard and resources should be spent where students feel it is most needed
    Megan Bright
    2:22pm on 26 Apr 21 Totally agree! The uni should be fairly listening to the student voices and improving college life.
    Orla Molly O'Flynn
    3:10pm on 26 Apr 21 I would like to add that the students who are CCL’s are wonderful, and this is no wrongdoing on their part. The work they have done is appreciated, however the management has failed to find a balance here. Just want those students to know that we support them and appreciate what they have done under the circumstances.
    Danielle Nicola Chegwidden
    12:03am on 27 Apr 21 This vote will help reinstate our inclusive community by promoting cohesion and transparency finally!
    Sophie Gidman
    12:09am on 27 Apr 21 When you come into a role within the university, you know the commitment you are signing up for. I don’t feel a monetary reward is appropriate, and should be better used for other college events that the freshers and students can enjoy.
    Jack Nathanael Johansen-Allison
    11:23am on 27 Apr 21 Brilliant idea, students need to be hear!
    Sholake Kehinde Olowu
    11:33am on 27 Apr 21 Great idea all for this ????
    Jennifer Kathleen Toulson
    12:16pm on 27 Apr 21 Student voice is so important, this is an amazing idea!!
    Koran David Connor Morrison
    1:21pm on 27 Apr 21 All for it!
    Ikra Thakkar
    3:52pm on 27 Apr 21 The idea is actually brilliant to bring all the colleges together and the events sound exciting.

    After you've submitted your Idea, there will be a two-week period where students can vote on it.

    After this period, your Idea will be sorted into one of the below categories. You can click through to see other Ideas that have fallen into these categories.

    These are Ideas that have received enough votes to go to SUC. Since then, they have been passed and are now RSU policy. The RSU will campaign to implement these ideas on your behalf.

    These are Ideas that have been rejected by the Roehampton community. This is because they have either not receive enough votes in the two-week period, or more students voted against the idea than for it.

    These are Ideas that have been referred to the Trustee Board by SUC. The will be because SUC feels the Idea needs to be scrutinised further due to financial, legal or ethical risk, or if it puts the reputation of the RSU in jeopardy.

    These are Ideas that have not recieved the 1% vote of the student population within two weeks of being submitted Ideas that did not get enough votes cannot be resubmitted until the new term.