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    Would the removal of the timber wall between Elehouse and the Hutton Hub have any impact on your university experience?

    During The Students Union Survey in the Speak week , We collected the Following data :


    145 students filled in the feedback cards, answering this question.

    104 students indicated this would have a positive impact.

    5 students indicated this would have a negative impact.

    36 students indicated this would have no impact.

    54 comments were left by students to explain their answers.


    Key themes:

    -Positive Impact

    -Ease of access

    -“Could help disabled students to access the campus better/cut walking time from college lane campus to forum.”

    -“This would greatly improve the functionality of the college lane campus.”

    -“It’s inconvenient and blocks access, should be a through way.”

    “Would make getting to lectures and the forum a lot easier and quicker. As a

    woman it would make me feel safer if I could get back to my flat as quick as

    possible after forum big Wednesdays.”

    “Walking around is more dangerous, especially when people are walking on their own.”

    The forum closes at 10pm, and therefore you cannot walk through this way.


    No Impact

    “It’s really not a problem to have to go through the forum.”

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Komal Kumar Koribilli
3:42pm on 31 Oct 19 Yes it's very difficult to walk the whole way to lrc due to the block
. Mahmoud I M Alaskari
4:37pm on 31 Oct 19 Yes it will make my uni experience so much better. I would save so much time than going all the way around.
Muhammad Maaz Ahmad
4:47pm on 31 Oct 19 Catching a lecture in main building will be very much fast after dropping off from bus at Forum.
Eisha Imtiaz
7:51pm on 31 Oct 19 In my opinion, I think it will have a positive impact because it will make walking to lectures easier and quicker than having to go all the way around. It will also be useful for when walking alone after 10pm.
Amin Zehat
10:35am on 1 Nov 19 Many of drunk students try to jump it to avoid going all around, and causes them injuries, so i guess removing it, will be of a great impact, i think they also should add some steps between the big ones. Salam
Rachael Earl
6:48pm on 8 Nov 19 I've always thought the wall was a huge inconvenience, forcing people to walk all the way around campus if they want to get to the fourm from accommodation. Although there is a route through the top floor of the fourm, the doors are locked past a certain time and there is a guarded fence on nights like big wednesdays ect.
Jessica Laikin
6:50pm on 10 Nov 19 Goes without saying, yes. Would make a huge difference to everyone in a positive way.
Thomas Weale
3:21am on 12 Nov 19 Would be much more convenient and save time at night instead of having to navigate through the university when the forum is closed.
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