COST OF LIVING
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Progress so far

 

DONE

Status Date Achieved
SU negotiated price freeze on travel saver card ACHIEVED NOV 2018
The Cost Of Living team worked with First Bus to negotiate a price freeze, saving students over £10,000 on travel. ACHIEVED TERM 2
Change doesn't just happen. You have these people to thank:

 Mike Bamford

 The Cost of Living Team

 Essex First Buses

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We introduced a 3 weekly cycle of “Big 5 Deals”, providing big discounts on items that students wanted, that tied into the academic cycle of the student population. We saved students a total of £4876

Change doesn't just happen. You have these people to thank:

 Mike Bamford

NANA DOMPRE-SEKYI

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Status Date Achieved
The SU saver card was born. We handed out 800 cards to SU members, and gave exclusive deals to card holders throughout term 1. ACHIEVED IN OCT 2018
2,200 more saver cards up for grabs ACHIEVED IN JAN 2019
Website with saver card deals every week has been rolled out. Click HERE to see the latest deals ACHIEVED IN TERM 2 & 3
Change doesn't just happen. You have these people to thank:

 Philippa Todd

 Peter Brizio

 James Longman

 Louise Brady

 Nana Dompre-Sekyi

NANA DOMPRE-SEKYI

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Status Date Achieved
Official confirmation given at the Education Committee that e-books can be rolled out onto every course and budget for project confirmed. ACHIEVED IN DEC 2018
SU and the University created a plan to ensure implementation e-book project. ACHIEVED IN TERM 2
Change doesn't just happen. You have these people to thank:

 Kat Younger

 Edmund Walker

NANA DOMPRE-SEKYI

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  WE'RE WORKING ON IT!

Status Date Achieved
Planning meeting for the project took place. It was decided how we would show transparency. ACHIEVED IN DEC 2018
Communication showing where money goes in the SU to be rolled out. ROLLED INTO 2019-20
Change doesn't just happen. You have these people to thank:

 Sam Male

 Dom King

 Barbara Reynolds

NANA DOMPRE-SEKYI

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