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  • 34 score
    34 voters

    A Student Games Area/Common room

      A room where students and faculty can relax and wind down during the busy day, this room can consist of TV's to watch sports/entertainment or games such as pool or arcade games. This will be a way to unite students from different courses to be able to enjoy each others company. With this idea I propose for it to be either Curzon or Parkside, but I lean towards Curzon as I believe its busier and there are more students on this side. Now with Curzon there is a common room on the first floor but it's incredibly small and it's just a couple sofas, with 2 microwaves and a single foosball table and I don't think it's ideal and you can tell as the room empty on the regular basis. I propose we find a bigger area to allow more student to come in following covid restrictions. Compared to Aston where it has its own building where students can wind down and enjoy their time at the university when they're not stressed about lectures, assignments and exams. I want to work with the university so we can build that safe zone for the university students and faculty and not just a cramped single room.
    Selma Arten
    1:15pm on 7 Dec 21 This is a great idea
    Grace Reynolds
    10:51am on 18 Jan 22 This Idea has reached 16 votes and will be passed to the executive officer team for consideration.
    Grace Reynolds
    1:30pm on 24 Mar 22 This idea was rejected due to a lack of space however we are encouraging students to use C190 for socials and events.

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