You said, we did!
Surveys are used by the University to improve our courses and programmes. We appreciate your feedback, and your suggestions are the driving force behind change at UofG. Below are examples of recent changes that have been made as a direct result of your feedback.
You said: You wanted larger beds in your halls of residences
We did: We added three quarter sized beds to a large number of rooms
You said: You wanted more sustainable options in UofG catering outlets
We did: We worked with the Sustainability Team and GUEST to develop a Sustainable Food Policy, and have implemented a charge for single use cups
Library study spaces
You said: you wanted more desks with power to charge your laptops.
We did: we installed 62 new study spaces with power on levels 3 and 4 of the Library
International Student Support
You said: you wanted more opportunities for International students to attend cultural events and integrate more with home students
We did: we have organised cultural events, such as a mass walk of the West Highland Way, which allowed both Home and International students to socialise and see more of Scotland
You said: you were being passed from one service to another for relatively simple queries
We did: we formed the Reach Out student service, training frontline staff in the Library and the Fraser Building to be able to help with a range of cross-service enquiries.
You said: you wanted longer catering opening hours and more facilities to heat up your own food
We did: we increased the number of microwaves in the Fraser Building, extended the opening hours in the Library Café, and opened the Fraser Building food outlet at weekends during degree exams
You said: you wanted more support and training for postgraduate research-fieldwork
We did: we worked with the University Health and Safety Teams and Security Services to develop online and face to face training, as well as improving signposting to existing resources and support.
You said: you wanted more on-site events and entertainment in your accommodation common areas
We did: we added more events to the accommodation social calendar, and purchased games consoles, board games, and musical instruments for use in common areas