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Find out what Students' Union policies have been passed by students, and more importantly, what is being done about them.

Here you can find a list of all the policies which have been passed by student council. We're working on a live tracker so you can check the progress of each policy, but until we've got that up and running please contact your student president team to ask for an update on policies. You can also check out current ideas and rejected ideas.

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    Motion to Approve Name Change

      The Council is asked to approve a change to the name of the Union from the Students' Association of the University of the West of Scotland to University of the West of Scotland Students' Union.

      Why you think it is important

      In 2019, the Union initiated a rebranding from SAUWS to UWS Students’ Union and now wishes to formally change the name from the Students’ Association of the University of the West of Scotland (abbreviated to SAUWS) to University of the West of Scotland Students’ Union with OSCR and Companies House. This change will have the following benefits: 1) It will align our branding to our formal name, including our website/domain name ( 2) It will avoid confusion across the University and Student Union policies, which currently switch between SAUWS (which is not widely understood by students) and UWS Students’ Union.

      Is there anything else you think we should know?

      This name change has been approved by the Union's Board of Trustees and the UWS Court.

      I have read the guidance on what makes a good policy on the student council page

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