Guild President

I lead the Students’ Guild in line with our strategy, and oversee the team of Full-Time Officers. I sit on several senior boards in the University, ensuring students’ are heard at the highest level.

Patrick

Guild President

Patrick Hoyle

president@exeterguild.com Messenger


I lead the Students’ Guild in line with our strategy, and oversee the team of Full-Time officers. I sit on several senior boards in the University, ensuring students’ voices are heard at the highest level.


Activity Tracker

  • Introduce on-campus pharmacy with prescription service
    Introduce on-campus pharmacy with prescription service

     

    09.08.19: Meeting with Head of Membership Services (Guild) re: possible location    

    16.08.19: Meeting with Director of Commercial Services (UoE); discussed possibility of the project from university perspective    

    20.08.19: Met with Director of Commercial, Residential and Campus Services (UoE) & Director of Commercial Services (UoE) to discuss further - Actions: meeting organised 27.08    

    27.08.19: Met with Director of Commercial, Residential and Campus Services (UoE) & Director of Commercial Services (UoE) - Actions: contact on-campus GP + audit current product options on campus

    11.09.19: Actions completed - Meeting being organised between Director of Commercial (Guild); Director of Commercial, Residential and Campus Services (UoE); Director of Commercial Services (UoE) and myself 

    03.02.20: Project on hold whilst the Guild considers the long-term future of its space alongside the University 

     
     
  • Review & improve provision of diverse food on campus
    Review & improve provision of diverse food on campus

     

    10.07.19: Attended St. Luke's Strategy & Planning meeting (UoE); discussed Cross Keys food options    

    12.08.19: Meeting with Catering Manager (Guild) re: new outlet to replace Italiano - Actions: research concepts & suppliers    

    16.08.19: Meeting with Commercial Director (UoE); discussed Gluten Free food options on campus    

    27.08.19: Met with Commercial Director (UoE) & Director of Commercial, Residential and Campus Services (UoE) to dicuss provision of food on campus 

    22.10.19: Meeting with DVP: International & Director of Commerical Services (Guild) to discuss options for introducing diverse food in Guild Outlets 

    13.11.20: Commercial Director (UoE) attended St. Luke's Executive (Guild) to recieve feedback on food-provision on St. Luke's

    21.11.19: DVP: International (in place of Guild President) met with Holy Cow Catering to explore potential for introducing them to replace Italiano

    31.01.20: Attended Forum Food Court & Terrace Space Planning and Management Group (UoE) to define terms of reference and outline funding for the project

     

     
     
  • Organise & host Festival of Cultures event
    Organise & host Festival of Cultures event

     

    17.01.20: Event hosted successfully in the Forum

     
     
  • Increase Engagement with St. Luke's Students
    Increase Engagement with St. Luke's Students

     

    13.08.19: Attended Guild Management Commitee; discussed current St. Luke's Situation - APs: set up St. Luke's strategy meeting (28.08.19)    

    14.08.19: Met with RO; discussed St. Luke's Guild presence    

    15.08.19: Attended St. Luke's S&P meeting; discussed representation goals + plans for Guild space    

    20.08.19: Spoke to KH & PS re: food options - APs: brainstorm St. Luke's survey (incl. food provisions questions)    

    22.08.19: Time booked out every week for St. Luke's time (Friday)

     
     
  • Revive the study spot scheme
    Revive the study spot scheme

     

    16.08.19: Meeting with Sales & Marketing Executive (Guild) - Actions: compile possible partner locations    

    20.08.19: Sent Sales & Marketing Executive (Guild) list of 15 possible partner locations

    03.02.20: Manifesto point passed onto Campaigns Coordinator (Guild) 

     
     
  • Lead the development of new policy & strategy to enhance the experience of International Students
    Lead the development of new policy & strategy to enhance the experience of International Students

    N/A

     
     
  • Introduce student crossing at the base of Forum Hill
    Introduce student crossing at the base of Forum Hill

     

    01.06.19: Trial crossing introduced at the base of Forum Hill

     
     
  • Revive plans to refurbish Cornwall House
    Revive plans to refurbish Cornwall House

     

    16.01.20: Met with Director of Estates (UoE) to discuss previous plans to redevelop Cornwall House and trace how far it had progressed

    03.02.20: Discussion at Guild Trustee Board around the future of Cornwall House - redevlopment potential considered

     

     
     
  • Introduce online platform for selling & buying
    Introduce online platform for selling & buying

     

    01/09/2019 - Exechange.com introduced as an online buying & selling platform for Exeter students. 

     
     
  • Introduce a greater number of on-campus bike racks
    Introduce a greater number of on-campus bike racks

     

    03.02.20: Pushed to university to increase the number of Streatham bike racks as part of Project North Park 

    12.02.20: Feedback that the university will be introducing 94 new bike racks as part of Project North Park 

     
     
  • Trial consent workshops for students
    Trial consent workshops for students

     

    26.11.19: Consent Collective delivered an evening session focused around tackling myths and questions regarding consent 

     
     
  • Run hidden disability campaign
    Run hidden disability campaign

     

    03.02.20: VP Welfare & Diversity working with Director of Commercial, Residential and Estate Services (UoE) to introduce hidden disability awareness posters around disabled toilettes 

     
     
  • Add an improved map tool & jargon buster to IExeter
    Add an improved map tool & jargon buster to IExeter

     

    02.08.19: Meeting with Digital Manager (Guild) - Actions: bring ideas to meeting with IExeter Lead Developer (UoE)   

    20.08.19: Meeting organised 03.09    

    03.09.19: Meeting with IExeter Lead Developer to discuss improvements - Aactions: Meet as Sabbatical Officer team to create project charter    

    06.09.19: Meeting with Sabbatical Officer team to create project charter - VP: Welafre & Diversity now leading larger project   

     
     
  • Review the recruitment for Welcome Team
    Review the recruitment for Welcome Team

     

    20.08.19: Meeting organised with Head of Membership Services (Guild) 23.08    

    23.08.19: Meeting with Head of Membership Services to discuss future of Welcome Team - Actions: further meeting to be organised with Head of Membership Services 

    10.02.20: Meeting with Assistant Activities Manager to discuss ideas - Actions: bring further suggestions for refreshing Welcome Team recruitment 

     
     
  • Introduce a new DVP: Xmedia
    Introduce a new DVP: Xmedia

     

    The existence of a media societies officer sitting on Societies Council makes this point moot; there was also some push-back on the point during the elction period which I decided to take on. 

     
     
  • Introduce Buddy Badge scheme to aid disabled student mobility
    Introduce Buddy Badge scheme to aid disabled student mobility

    01.08.19: Discussion with Wellbeing to scope out potential

    03.02.20: Discussion with Director of Facilities (UoE) to discuss need – decided that scheme not necessary as badges are assigned to people not vehicles

     
     
  • Further pledge the Guild to tackle mental health & wellbeing on campus
    Further pledge the Guild to tackle mental health & wellbeing on campus

    01.08.19: Working with VP Welfare & Diversity to support on-going and new campaigns

    11.12.19: Presented and discussed the UoE’s failings regarding mental health support and provision for international students at University Council

    03.02.30: Working with Guild CEO to enshrine well-being into new Guild Strategy

    11.02.20: Discussed current state of mental health & well-being provision on Streatham campus with Director of Commercial, Residential and Campus Services (UoE)

     

     
     
  • Further pledge the Guild to be proactive to tackle discrimination on campus
    Further pledge the Guild to be proactive to tackle discrimination on campus

    01.08.19: Working with VP Welfare & Diversity to support on-going and new campaigns

    17.01.20: Hosted Festival of Cultures event to celebrate belonging of international students at Exeter

    03.02.30: Working with Guild CEO to enshrine liberation, equality, diversity and inclusivity into new Guild Strategy

    17.02.20: Working as Sabbatical support for Asian Heritage Month campaign led by DVP International

     

     
     
  • Review the organisation of society finances
    Review the organisation of society finances

    No progress as of yet

     
     
  • Champion a review of the Guild’s student democracy & governance
    Champion a review of the Guild’s student democracy & governance

    03.02.20: Official member of Officer Review Board

    03.02.20: Discussed possible options with Voice manager

     

     
     
  • Develop a trust building framework for the Guild to follow
    Develop a trust building framework for the Guild to follow

    No progress as of yet

     
     
  • Develop & introduce an organisational policy supporting BME staff & Officers
    Develop & introduce an organisational policy supporting BME staff & Officers

    23.01.20: Attended workshop session at NUS Strategic Conversation Conference 2020 designed to introduce Officers & CEOs to new NUS accreditation framework measuring support for BME Officers & staff in Unions

    03.02.20: Met with VP Education to discuss how we could introduce policies in the Guild

     
     
  • Lobby the university to develop a new funding model for the organisation
    Lobby the university to develop a new funding model for the organisation

    17.02.20: Met with CEO to draft proposal to March 5th Planning & Resources Group (UoE)

     
     

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