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Access to a microwave use to be available in the WP building enabling students to heat food for lunch. This is now unavailable to students and states is for staff use only. Some students wish to bring there own lunch and require a microwave to be able to heat it.


Access to Microwaves for students to be able to heat own food on campus

This Idea for Change opened on 09 Oct 2018 and closed on 23 Oct 2018.

28 students voted on this Idea, giving a score of +52.

This Idea for Change wass passed to the Student Change team for action:

  • 23 Jan 2019: Microwaves are being purchased by the Students' Union for the following areas:
    • MU 2nd floor
    • Telford SA201
    • Walsall Go Lounge 
    • WP Building
  • 23 Jan 2019: We hope to update you further before 13 Feb 2019
  • 18 Feb 2019: The microwaves have arrived at the SU and are awaiting distribution to the areas listed above. There are currently two microwaves and a kettle in the SU, which are specifically for student use. Coversations have also been ongoing with the library services who are also considering self-serve food spaces in to each level of their space. We hope to update you further before 01 March 2019.
  • 25 Feb 2019: A microwave is on the 5th floor of the MU building, in the kitchenette area that also has access to hot water. A microwave is also in the Telford SU area, which students can access 24/7. The two microwaves for Walsall are awaiting distribution. We hope to update you further before 08 March 2019. 
  • 11 March 2019: The microwaves for Walsall should be arriving on the 15 March 2019.
  • 17 April 2019: The microwave for Walsall is up and running in the Go Lounge.

This Idea is a win, and is thus complete.



Marie Dodd
11:40am on 18 Apr 19 This Idea is complete and the discussions are now closed.
Liam Slough
11:11pm on 25 Oct 18 Students at Telford would really benefit from having a microwave
Adam Southall
11:14am on 25 Oct 18 This Idea for Change has closed, but comments are still open for discussion on the progress of this Idea.
Anthony Pursall
1:11pm on 16 Oct 18 I wanted to heat up my food yeaterday in the student union amd was told i was not aloud and would have to go all the way to sister dora building in the rain just to heat it up
Yasir Burney
10:53pm on 15 Oct 18 open microwave to all in all canteens & open space kitchens in WV campus.
Phoebe Hinton-Sheley
12:49pm on 10 Oct 18 I'm assuming that this is at Walsall Campus? Because if so, I completely argree
Donna Nzuki
2:57pm on 9 Oct 18 There is a microwave inside the SU available to students. But I agree there needs to be more.
Zaqiyah Al- Siraj Saad Bambubirwe
1:47pm on 9 Oct 18 We should have at least 2 microwaves pls
Louise Green
10:34am on 9 Oct 18 Strongly agree!