VG advised that the WSA Committee have held three committee meetings to date.
WSA Committee have planned to have a BREXIT talk at the End of February delivered by Dr Mike Bastin. As the WSA student population is made up of a large proportion of international students, the committee felt that this was necessary to address some concerns about the topic. This will be an open event to all students.
VG updated that the WSA Committee is hosting a Free Fruit Friday to encourage healthy eating amongst the student population at WSA. VG advised that the first event was very succesful with positive feedback provided by students. This event will take place twice monthly to avoid repetition.
VG discussed that printing costs for Art students are very expensive and that a printing survey is currently out to gauge further feedback about this. VG advised that the survey closes on the 15th December.
To promote the committee VG advised that she would like to provide a termly update to students on what the committee have been up to and future plans of the committee.
VG confirmed that the WSA Summer Ball will be taking place on 4th May 2018.
Giles Howard (GH) discussed that he is currently working with the University on PGR Tracker. GH discussed that a survey went out to PG students with 367 responding. This survey asked what PGR students like about the current PGR Tracker, what changes/extra functions they would like to see for PGR Tracker 2. The final question asked what one thing would improve the PGR student experience.
The PG Committee are currently planning for the PG Christmas Ball at the Students' Union. Inga Franzen (IF) advised that the committee succesfully held three Christmas events at Avenue, NOC and Highfield for PG Students.