Staff Student Rep Meeting – Wednesday 13th March 2019

In attendance:, Katey Lee Student Support Officer, Iain Dornan Student Support Officer, Kendal Reid ITO,  Ian Durkacz  Computing Officer

Apologies:  Stuart Anderson Director of Teaching, Neil Heatley Head of ISS

UG1
Stuart is going to send out feedback regarding INF1-CG via an email.  Coursework 2 is reported to be poorly written.

UG2
INF2D could the lecturer be more prepared for the lectures, it appears he has not read the slides prior to the lecture.
Probability with Applications, the students would like the video recordings to be made available straight after the lecturer, but as a policy the lecturers have 24 hours to review their videos before posting on-line.

UG3
ILP students are still awaiting response from the Pavlos and Stuart.
ST coursework one has been reported that the instructions are hard to read and the source code is bad.

UG4
SP the coursework is worth 30% of the course and it is too large for a 10 credit course.
IoTSSC the students feel the course is badly supported the lab demonstrators have not been helpful, the hardware is insufficient and not compatible.

MSc
RL the students feel the coursework is too intense for an assignment that is worth 25% of the course and a 10 credit course.  They feel the expectation of the coursework is too high and parts of the code didn’t work.  There has been no response from the lecturer on the Piazza page and no helper guide has been made available.

General
Students were asking about the question raised last week about supplying a microwave, and also supplying a fridge.

Bayes is reported to be really cold especially at the weekend could this be looked into?

It was asked how long swipe cards have before they are de-activated after Graduation for UG4

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Staff Student Rep Meeting – Wednesday 6th March 2019

In attendance: Stuart Anderson Director of Teaching, Neil Heatley Head of ISS, Kendal Reid ITO, Carol Dow Computing Support Officer

Apologies:  Student Support Team

UG1
There is still on-going issues with INF1-CG not being beginner friendly with programming in Python, and ILA experience, Stuart will talk to the lecturer.

UG2
No issues, students are busy with coursework.

UG3
SDP Stuart has spoken with Barbara Webb regarding the issues with Procurement, and is meeting with the SDP team to discuss the issues they had.
ILP the students are now happy that Pavlos is addressing the issue with students that received a 0, he is dealing with them case by case.  There is also an on-going issue the students were explicitly told that they would not be assessed on the JU testing and it wasn’t part of the marking criteria and it was,  5% of the grade was determined by the JU testing after it was promised it wasn’t, so therefore the majority of students didn’t do it.

UG4
No Reps in attendance.

UG5
APL the students feel there should be more courses available covering Software Engineering rather just Machine Learning.
NLU coursework 2, the students felt that training time took a lot longer than expected.

MSc
IRR the results are still not out from December.
The examination timetable is now available and some students have complained that they have 4 exams within 2 days, the timetable is made up by the Examinations team, this is done via a machine that has all the University’s information and it generates the timetable according to locations, space available.  It is unfortunate but some students could have 4 exams within days of one another or one on the first day of the diet and one on the last, but it is out of the School’s hands.

General
It was asked about supplying a microwave for students to use in Appleton Tower, at the moment there isn’t one available and this is because on two occasions before the previous microwave has caused the fire alarm to go off, and the fire brigade had to attend and some students were refusing to evacuate the building on their request.  As the building has 24 hour access and there are no fire stewards available out of hours, this it is not possible.  Neil will talk to the Buildings Team and see if it is maybe possible to have a time microwave which is only available within the working hours.

The School is looking into running weekend long Hackathons, which would involve the use of Levels 4, 5 and 6 and asked the Reps how they would feel about the floors being blocked off over a weekend, they said it may be problematic if there are deadlines and the students don’t have access to the DICE Machine, or could even two floors be used rather than them all?

Neil would like to try and use the last Rep meeting to have lunch and discuss how the Student Support Team could do more involving students, like coffee afternoons, etc.

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Staff Student Rep Meeting – Wednesday 27th February 2019

In attendance: Kendal Reid ITO, Katey Lee Student Support Officer, Jennifer Oxley Computing Support Officer,

Apologies: Stuart Anderson Director of Teaching, Neil Heatley Head of ISS

UG1
There is still on-going issues with INF1-CG not being beginner friendly with programming in Python, as some students haven’t done programming previously.  The second coursework is due today and the language of the tasks were not clear.

UG2
PWA tutorials are not being covered in the lectures, the Rep has emailed the lecturer asking if this could be addressed and if he could use a tablet in the lectures rather than writing on the board, but there has been no response.

UG3
The tutorial sheets for CS are being released on a Friday PM, could they be released earlier?  The lecturer has been emailed with no response.
SDP did not have access to the procurement list, this has now been resolved but one team in particular felt very aggrieved and they are hoping for compensation, due to technical issues and delays because of how the University’s ordering policy works.

ILP there is a discrepancy between the marks that the students received on EUCLID and their pdf’s for coursework 2.  It also stated that the bonus features would not be marked but they were and for the J Unit testing. The android app submission if it crashed or didn’t compile you got 0 marks.  There was no feedback and comments received.  Pavlos is meant to be looking into this and hopefully get back to the class before Friday.

UG4
Some students haven’t had any feedback from their Supervisor’s for 6 weeks.

MSc
The project allocations have now been released and the majority of students got their first project choice, so that was well received.

General
It has been reported that males are using the female toilets in the staircase on the 9th floor, there are gender neutral toilets within the main area of Level 9.

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Staff Student Rep Meeting – Wednesday 6th February 2019

In attendance: Neil Heatley Head of ISS, Kendal Reid ITO, Jennifer Oxley Computing Support Officer, Katey Lee Student Support Officer

Apologies: Stuart Anderson Director of Teaching

UG1
CogSci isn´t very beginner friendly.
Answers on Piazza sometimes point towards the lecture slides which is not always helpful.
The gap in programming experience between 1st year students makes Java tutorials tricky to make engaging/helpful for everyone.

INF1-DA Improvements lectures are now being live streamed.

Please make use of the resources that are available. If you´re having trouble with Java attend the Programming Club.
Volker Seeker may be attendance who could certainly help you with what you don´t understand yet. And if he doesn´t, someone else will, also go to INF-Pals and INF-Base.

UG2
INF2C-CS the students felt the pattern of the exam wasn’t what they expected and they were disappointed with their exam marks.
INF2D the lecturer has slowed down his lectures slightly and is pausing more to take the time to answer questions, but they are still finding it difficult to read his handwriting.
Probability of Applications coursework deadline was moved from the Monday to the Thursday without being informed and by this time most of the students had done the coursework.

UG3
The students are happy that COMN is now being recorded.  No other issues to report.

UG4
Has the School looked into the policy of taking photos or taking their exams scripts away.
It was asked if TSPL will run next year and it is intended to run but all courses are subject to allocation of duty.

UG5
IMC first coursework submission was unclear how to submit, if it was to the ITO or in the lecture, it was also unclear about the deadline time if it was 2pm or 4pm.

MSc
No Reps in attendance.

General
Neil has requested that the minimum heating be kept set at a higher temperature than it currently is on Level 9.
Two bulbs are out in Level 6 kitchen area. This has now been reported.
The National Student Survey is now live.
Staff Student coffee mornings are being advertised and all are invited to attend when possible.

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Staff Student Rep Meeting – Wednesday 30th January 2019

In attendance: Stuart Anderson Director of Teaching, Neil Heatley Head
of ISS, Kendal Reid ITO, Gillian McIntosh Academic Services, Jennifer Oxley Computing Support Officer, Karen Davidson Student Support Officer, Sarah Taylor Communications and Recruitment Officer

UG1
INF1-DA lectures slides were not available on-line in time for Tuesday’s lecture.  The printed slides were available in the lecture though. INF1-OP lab demonstrators are not visible in the labs.  INF1-CG it would be good if a dedicated lab for programming could be made available as some students from PPLS are struggling and also requiring help with DICE.  Stuart will look into this.

UG2
INF2D lecturer has been reported to be writing and talking to fast, they also can’t read his writing on the iPad and the lecture appears to be finishing 10 to 15 minutes earlier than it is suppose to be.  Stuart will talk to the lecturer.  There appears to be no outline to the Probability with Application lectures and no recordings available.

UG3
CS tutorials were delayed for a week, this is a class of 270 students and not enough tutors or tutorials, there are students taking the course that are capable of being tutors but anyone taking the course is not allowed to be employed as a tutor.  Stuart will talk to the course organiser.  The intake for UG1 and MSc students for 2019/2020 will be smaller, which should make managing courses better, and hopefully more support will be in place for larger courses.

UG4
It was asked if all exam solutions could be made available, some lecturers do not want their course solutions to be made available.  The School does allow students to view their exam papers but they are not allowed to write on the scripts, take them away or take photos.

It was asked about self proposed projects, if a student wants to self propose a project, the student can approach a potential supervisor to see if they would be interested in becoming their supervisor  I have added a link that may or may not be useful
http://www.inf.ed.ac.uk/teaching/courses/proj/18-19/selection.html

UG5
The have been some complaints about some courses not recording, lecturers can opt of of their lecturers from being recorded.  Although there are certain situations where some students have Adjustments in place, it is up the lecturer to supply what the student requires i.e recordings, notes made available 24 hours before the lecture etc and also allow students to capture the lecture on their own equipment i.e. phone or tablet et.

MSc
Can access to the InSpace Studio be made available, Neil will look into this

General
Level 9 is still reported to be cold, Neil will talk to Estates and Buildings again and ask for an extension for the heating to remain on in the evenings.  The revolving door at the main entrance is still out of order, Neil will bring this up at the Buildings Committee meeting next week, as this has been out of action for months.

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Staff Student Rep Meeting – Wednesday 23rd January 2019

Apologies for the late arrival of this post.

In attendance: Stuart Anderson Director of Teaching, Neil Heatley Head of ISS, Kendal Reid ITO, Jennifer Oxley Computing Support Officer, Katey Lee Student Support Officer, Sarah Taylor Communications and Recruitment Officer

UG1
General feedback
Lecture recordings / Live streams are being inconsistent
Printing handouts for every single student in the lecture hall seems excessive

Improvements: Additional tutors have been provided for Programming Tutorials.

Actions in progress:Reps are contacting the lecturers in person about some of the issues that have been raised;   Lecture live streams for inf1-DA course will not become a thing in the near future to encourage going to the lectures. Recordings of each lecture will keep being uploaded.

The number of handouts will decline as the semester goes on.

UG2
Could the lecturer for Probability with Applications use a Dot Cam as the students find it difficult to see his handwriting.

UG3
It was asked if it School policy to record lectures and the answer is no, it isn’t a University policy either at the moment, although lecturers are encouraged to do so, they have an opt out system.  They can opt of of their lecturers from being recorded.  Although there are certain situations where some students have Adjustments in place, it is up the lecturer to supply what the student requires i.e recordings, notes made available 24 hours before the lecture etc.

PI the students felt the feedback wasn’t informative enough, Stuart will send out an email to the class with the general feedback and the marking scheme.

ADS, IMC and COMN have opted out of lecture recordings.
ADS it was asked if the lecture could be moved to a bigger location, Neil suggested mentioning this to the lecturer and he can talk to the ITO.

CT:  Students would like more information on how to improve their submissions when their code passes the public tests but fails the hidden tests.  Students felt coursework 4 was significantly poorer than the other courseworks and students had to work on this over Christmas and had no support.

UG4
No Reps in attendance.

UG5
Intro to Modern Cryptography: There are quite a few issues here. The lecturer said he’s not recording the lectures and the lecture slides are still not out (even after the lecture has been delivered). Could they be reminded of what they should be doing as a lecturer? Further to this, from previous years there has been issues with the lecturer not really being attentive at all on the course – the course average was low 40s two years ago, although it has gone up in the last year. That and the fact that the delivery of it was delayed with a week, they wonder if there is going to be further issues popping up with the course over the semester, so it would be good if it could make sure the course has a clear structure/requirements and is going to go smoothly.

SAPM: Course is shown as being delivered in G3 in Bayes, whereas it should be F.21 in 7 George Square.

RL and AGTA: It was reported that the lectures last week were overcrowded – students were sitting on the steps of the lecture theatres. It could be the beginning of the semester but this has happened before it was reported last semester, it would be good if a bit more planning is included when choosing the spot. A suggestion would be to ask if lecturers actually tell students to huddle together – there were a couple of unused seats that would be space for other students.

IAML: Issues with the feedback. There was an email about the marks from cw1 being erroneously downgraded this Saturday, the email said this should have been done by Monday – it wasn’t.   It wasn’t clear why there was deductions.

MSc
Design Informatics has now moved in the Bayes Centre and it was reported to be very cold and they are not happy with the desks and chairs.  Neil suggested sending him any facility issues to him and he will find the correct person to forward this on to.

MSc applications for 2019/20 are closing 4 months early this year due to the extremely high demand, the early closure is to try and allow the School to work on the numbers accepted and find appropriate ways to teach, locations and facilities.

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Staff Student Rep Meeting – Wednesday 28th November 2018

In attendance: Neil Heatley Head of ISS, Kendal Reid ITO, Carol Dow Computing Support Officer, Karen Davidson Student Support Officer

Apologies: Stuart Anderson, Director of Learning & Teaching

UG1
All students are busy revising.  It was asked if maybe another room other than the South Lab on Level 5 could be a quiet space, maybe on level 3?  The Reps will ask for students thoughts on this.

UG2
There are some problems with students on joint courses such as Physics and Engineering based at King’s Buildings.  The School is aware that core courses can be an issue getting back and forward from KB to Central but hopefully in time these issues will be resolved via the Timetabling Unit, but has always been an issue due to academics being available at certain times, room bookings, etc.  The School does it’s best to liaise with the other Schools but sometimes these things are unavoidable.

UG3
IAML can the on-line videos have transcripts? Carol will talk to Alex Burford

UG4
EXC the refusal to supply a mock exam is still on-going, Neil suggested putting forward a formal complaint and he will action it.  *Action Neil*

UG5
Nothing to report.

MSc
Nothing to report.

General
Level 6 kitchen lights are not working.  *Action Kendal*

It has been reported that males are using the females toilets on Level 6, this is not allowed!  There is a gender neutral shower on level 6, but the toilets are not, there are gender neutral toilets on level 3.

Level 4, from Thursday 29th November all the side rooms will be closed for 2 weeks for maintenance work, the main area Room 4.12 will still be in use.

Wednesday 5th December 10.30am – 12.30 there will be a mince pie event held in the Forum this is open to all members of Informatics.

Staff Student Liaison Meetings are currently taking place, this is for year specific reps and the year lecturers and course organiser to meet and chat about anything that they would like to comment on regarding things that have arisen through the Semester and could be improved on in future.

Level 9 the heating does not go above 20 degrees, Neil is looking at getting visible temperature sensors installed.  *Action Neil*

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Staff Student Rep Meeting – Wednesday 21st November 2018

In attendance: Stuart Anderson, Director of Teaching, Judy Robertson Professor, Kendal Reid ITO, Sarah Taylor Communications and Recruitment, Jennifer Oxley, Computing Support Officer, Katey Lee Support Officer

UG1
The UG1 Course Organiser is gathering feedback for the new course INF1B course.  This year the second semester courses will run as last academic year and the courses will be revised and integrated to create a new Inf 1B to start in Academic Year 2020-21.
INF1A the students feel that the correspondence between the syllabus, learning outcomes and Learning and Teaching activities had not been clearly articulated.

UG2
INF2A the direct links to the tutorial sheets are still not available on Learn.  One other student pointed out that these were correct on the Inf2A web page (outside of Learn).  *Action Kendal to email the lecturer again*

INF2C-SE the lecturer is very responsive to any emails or queries on the Piazza page, he also attends the lab demonstrating slots, the students find this very good.  They feel in the lectures though that the lecturer could spend less time reading the slides and be a bit more interactive in the lecture.  The reps emphasised that keeping the class informed of the likely return date for coursework is important.  In particular being informed as soon as it is clear there may be a delay is better than waiting for the return deadline to pass before informing the class.

UG3
CT still has no lecture recordings.
ILP the response from the lecturer on Piazza is good.
IVR there is no response from the lecturer on Piazza.  The main issues the students have is that the course teaching and learning materials consistently use Matlab while the course work is set using Python equivalent.  This is not ideal.  The student’s main issue is not so much anything conceptual but the time spent finding the equivalent way of doing something in Python that is mentioned in the course materials.  They feel this is a wast of their time.
IAML the feedback was late in being returned.  Stuart has a meeting with the lecturers on Friday.

UG4
EXC there are no tutorials or example questions for this course and the students are asking for a specimen exam, they have had no response from the lecturers.  *Action Stuart to talk to the lecturers*

HCI there is still no feedback from coursework 1. *Action Stuart to talk to the lecturer*

MSc
Nothing to report, the students are busy with deadlines.

UG5
Nothing to report.

General
Stuart is in talks with the UG1 and UG2 lecturers about being more interactive in their lectures.

A meeting has still to be scheduled with staff and students with Alex Burford regarding the use of Learn.

It was asked about marking deadlines, Stuart responded that the School aims to get coursework back within 2 weeks of the deadlines, unfortunately due to the increased sizes of classes we are not always able to recruit enough qualified markers and this can lead to marks returned being delayed.

Level 9 is still cold.  It was also reported that level 7 is cold. Could the heating be kept on in level 9 until later in the evening?  *Action Neil*

It was asked about the email lists being moderated by the ITO, if something is sent out and not approved by the ITO if it is urgent then it is suggested to send a ticket to the ITO or go to the ITO and ask for it to be approved.

Web printing appears to be going down frequently.  Jennifer suggested the the students check the IS page to see if there are any alerts of problems or contact IS direct.
https://www.ed.ac.uk/information-services/services/status-alerts

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Staff Student Rep Meeting – Wednesday 14th November 2018

In attendance: Alan Smaill, Neil Heatley Head of ISS, Kendal Reid ITO, Tim Colles, Computing Officer, Karen Davidson Student Support Officer

Apologies: Stuart Anderson, Director of Learning and Teaching

UG1
The INF1-CL Peer Support group was well attended so the Reps were happy with that, with a turn out of over 20.  Neil has made more rooms bookings so this can be a weekly event.  The students are still asking if there will be a specimen exam paper, one student has emailed the lecturer but still no response.  The Reps asked if the email lists are moderated and they are by the ITO, but it was suggested if emails are sent, to send them via their sms address.

UG2
INF2C-CS the students mentioned the feedback for coursework one had no comments or summary on the files and any reasons for why they got certain percentages, more information would be helpful.

INF2A on the Learn pages there is only one link available for tutorial sheet 1, you have to change the URL to get to tutorial sheets 2, etc. Kendal has emailed the lecturer asking her to add the links.

UG3
IAML the students are still waiting on coursework one to be returned, they have been given another revised deadline for their return, Neil said if they don’t come through then to contact him so he can chase the marker. *Action Neil*

ILP the demonstrator didn’t have any information on the coursework.

UG4
HCI feedback is overdue by a month. *Action Neil to talk to the lecturer*
EXC the students have still had nothing back.

MSc
MSc Data Science some students feel there isn’t enough being taught on industry ready skills, Neil suggested talking direct to the Programme Director.

General
Students are happy that the temperature on Level 9 has gone up.

Some of the mice on the machines in Room 6.06 are faulty, Computing Support suggested putting in a ticket indicating what machine it is.

A Learn meeting is still to be scheduled with our Learn Technologist Alex Burford and the Reps.  At the moment some of the lecturers are not fully using Learn, Neil said that next year everyone will have to use it as the University is looking standardise things across the University.

Alan said they are still looking for volunteers to join Teaching Committee which covers things like assignments, student support, tutorials, resit exams and 4th Year Projects.  Qais Patankar will attend today’s Teaching Committee

Board of Studies which covers the creation of new courses, programmes, courses updates and what should be taught etc.  The next meeting is Scheduled for 5th December, Martynas Grigoris has expressed interest in attending.

Neil has sent out an email about Travel Fund and the Turing Trust.  He is still looking into Vendor Suppliers to supplying vendor machines.

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Staff Student Rep Meeting – Wednesday 7th November 2018

In attendance: Stuart Anderson, Director of Teaching, Neil Heatley Head of ISS, Kendal Reid ITO, Sarah Taylor Communications and Recruitment, Alison Downie, Computing Support Officer, Karen Davidson Student Support Officer

Update from last weeks meeting:

  • Stuart has spoken with the INF1A lecturers and next year there will be designated tutors.
  • INF2A Stuart hasn’t had a chance to talk to the lecturer about the use of Tophat. *Action Stuart*
  • Neil now has volunteers for the Recruitment Committee.
  • Neil is looking into installing more machines on Level 9. *Action Neil*
  • There is now a sign up on the door indicating that the South Lab on Level 5 is now a Quiet Lab.
  • There is still on-going issues with Level 4 power outage, this will require some electrical work in the near future, the problem is caused by the amount of electrical devices being connected.
  • Neil is looking into send out an email out to the students about the consequences of the misuse of the mailing lists. *Action Neil and Stuart*
  • Can a specific Room Booking queue be added to ito@inf.ed.ac.uk?  *Action Alison*
  • Students can be find bookable spaces on MyEd under Timetabling. *Neil to clarify*

    UG1
    It was reported to be a quiet week, everyone is busy.  They still feel CL is not interactive enough and students are still finding the lectures hard to follow.  Stuart is going to talk to the the CL lecturer about trying to make the lectures more interactive by using Tophat.  *Action Stuart*
    The Reps have also set up a Peer Support group this is the first week, this will allow students to work together, if this works out then they will make it a more regular thing.

    UG2
    INF2C-SE the students are very happy with the communication on the Piazza page from the lecturer.  Stuart is still to talk to Paul regarding the use of Tophat.  *Action Stuart*
    The demonstrator did not appear to have pdf version of the first coursework.

    INF2C-CS the deadline for coursework one is due back today, the marker has returned the marks back to the lecturer, so therefore they should be released soon.

    DMMR Stuart is still to talk the lecturer regarding the use of Tophat in the lecturers.  *Action Stuart*

    INF2A the students feel the first coursework was not clear and properly explained and they could not make sense of the code and the pdf was too long, they hope the second coursework will be better.

    UG3
    CCS some students were confused about the examination dates, this is a Semester one course, but if you are a Visiting Student you sit the exam in December but all other students will sit it in April/May 2019.

    UG4
    EXC students seem to have rising concerns about the exam format. The course has changed significantly since last year; hence, previous papers are not very relevant. The lecturer is not planing on making a practice exam (that many students would find useful) and claims to review exam format in a non-recorded exam revision lecture. Provided the current quality and attendance of EXC lectures, students are questioning the effectiveness of this approach.  There is no tutorials for this course and students don’t have any material to practice on.  Neil has spoken with the lecturer and his response was

    – I’d be fine recording the revision lecture.

    – Regarding the exam format: I have already mentioned (via lecture,
    piazza, and email) to the students that exam will have all three usual
    components: book work questions, algorithm questions, and system design
    questions.  I plan to go over the exam format in detail in our revision
    lecture.

    IAML the first coursework is now a week late, the problem is the course is oversubscribed and there are problems trying to find markers, there is also now 3 levels for this course, UG, PG and distance learning.

    ILP the students are not happy with their marks, they feel this should be looked into, they were also 9 days late in being returned. *Action Stuart*

    UG5
    When will the course statistics be released?  This has now been done.

    http://web.inf.ed.ac.uk/infweb/student-services/ito/admin/course-programme-stats/course-summary

    MSc
    IRR there was concern from the students that draft report that they have to submit will be classed as a Tier 4 Engagement point.  Neil has spoken with the lecturer and he plans to send out an email with submission instructions for the draft report and provide additional clarification about the nature of the tier-4 engagement point so that students don’t need to worry about the academic quality of their report (from a tier-4 point of view). *Action Bjoern Franke*

    The link to the past Dissertation archive is apparently not working. Computing Support will look into this. *Action Alison*

    https://project-archive.inf.ed.ac.uk/cosign/valid?cosign-project-archive.inf.ed.ac.uk=yz+qiOOLaUYEEyO6+0-ovvpVEBfcepKRugNKJWUnmXxRG3ATJbZpddlnBVO0X+nKt5QF5aoPKHstMy+KIvrCOn3WVQHJn0y5EB1SHjOw7s2kHG-Jr8GggRFcMJuN&https://project-archive.inf.ed.ac.uk/all/msc/

    General
    Are old courses archived anywhere? *Action ITO*

    Can vending machines be supplied?  *Action Neil*

    The hot water in the showers isn’t always running hot depending on certain times of the day, Neil suggested the student should log this with building-issues@inf.ed.ac.uk, so they can look into it.

    The front door is not opening at times especially when it is windy and cam sometimes take at least 10 minutes to open, last week the students rang security who got them in and the door worked for a short time then broke again.  This is a fire exit, so this needs to be dealt with. *Action Neil*

    The School will look at making the the side door at the side of AT Fresh available. *Action Neil*

    Level 9 with the door still not working properly there are still students who do not have access still trying to get in, Neil suggested if anyone suspects that there are people there who shouldn’t be then they should call Security on  650 2222. *Action Neil*

    There was some concern that some students have to sit 2 exams in one day unfortunately this is the case for a lot of students, all timetabling for exams is done by one system that works out everyone’s timetable. There will be some students with certain circumstances that don’t allow them to sit an exam in one day but they would receive separate information regarding this.  The number of students and examinations mean it is almost impossible to schedule the examinations without some students having two exams on one day.

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