Your Big Ideas

Your Big Ideas

Do you have an Idea about how to make the Students’ Union, University or the wider community better for students?

Your Big Ideas are a great way to make meaningful change on campus. Submit your Idea online and share with your friends and course mates. If your Big Idea achieves 50 or more votes in favour after 28 days, it will be taken forward; either to an appropriate meeting such as Students’ Council or by meeting with the appropriate person(s) to help make your idea a reality. If a Big Idea gets approval at Students’ Council, it will become Students’ Union policy and we will work with you on making it happen!

To submit an Idea or vote on any of the current Big Ideas below, you must be logged in using your UCLan student login. Once logged in, the option to submit will appear and to vote, just click the thumbs up or down button - depending on your opinion! 

Previous Big Ideas-turned reality have included free period provisions on campus, an extension to the academic calendar and free disability screening.

Anyone can submit a Big Idea. It’s an easy way to change the lives of students!

Big Ideas Top Tips

  1. Identify the issue you want to solve.
  2. Do your research and talk to others. Staff and Elected Officers can help you prepare to launch or promote your Big Idea.
  3. Plan what you think should be done to solve the issue and decide how you'll know when it’s fixed.
  4. Submit a Big Idea! Go change Students’ lives.

Got a question? Get in touch at yourunion@uclan.ac.uk.

Need some help submitting Your Big Idea? Follow the steps on our how-to video here

 

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    Massage Chairs/ Yoga/meditation

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      Can the university offer massage chairs in a room on campus that can help students unwind to help with mental health and stress issues. and can the university offer a yoga class before lessons to help relax students and it will help improve brain activity. research shows that it is successful in other countries and is done every morning before a lesson students take 5 minutes out before start of the class to unwind and to help them focus, and this is done in class time which I think is a good idea with the on-going pandemic it will ease the stress levels of students. This will help with mental health. University academic staff to implement yoga/mediation at the start of class to help reduce stress level and help improve mental health. And if possible university to set aside some funding for a room with massage chairs on campus that students can use to relax and unwind whilst completing studies
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