October 2020 monthly report

Report Date
October 2020

Work completed

  • 1,610 study spaces now open in 18 buildings
  • Study Space Management will be provided by Business Admin team member, working with the IS Facilities team
  • Secondments from ACE have been agreed to provide study space monitoring. Three have started already, five will start on 2nd November and a further three to be confirmed
  • Bookings continue to increase in most study centres
  • Study spaces can now be booked in 1, 2 and 4 hour combinations in all buildings, in response to student feedback

Issues

  • Concerns have been raised by staff and students about a small number of students not complying with Scottish Government requirements to wear face coverings and maintain 2m distance in study spaces. An escalation procedure, aligned with the Code of Conduct for Students, has been agreed by the Study Spaces Working Group, as well as additional signage, tannoy announcements in some buildings and social media promotion

Work planned

  • Priority bookers and 20 hour fully configurable weekly allocation to be implemented w/c 09 November
  • Final study centre (Fire Station) being prepped to open in November, pending Health & Safety and Fire Safety review and study space setup work
  • Additional study centres have been considered, and may be opened in future
  • Costs to complete study spaces work to date to be finalised
  • Service transition work in progress
  • Project closure

 

Project Status
RAG Status
Time
GREEN
Cost
AMBER
Scope
GREEN
Overall
AMBER
RAG Commentary
Funding for the project has not been confirmed so overall status is amber. Costs are being collated as part of the project.
Change Status
Time
No Change
Cost
No Change
Scope
No Change
Overall
No Change
Has formal escalation taken place?
No
Activity
Approved budget
0.0 days
Activity this month
0.0 days
Activity this year
0.0 days
Activity to date
0.0 days
Estimate to complete current year
0.0 days
Estimate to complete future years
0.0 days

Project Info

Project
Study Spaces Provision Project
Code
ISG019
Programme
ISG Portfolio Projects (OTHISG)
Management Office
Service Excellence PMO
Project Manager
Karen Beggs
Project Sponsor
Jo Craiglee
Current Stage
Close
Status
Closed
Project Classification
Transform
Start Date
28-Jul-2020
Planning Date
28-Aug-2020
Delivery Date
30-Oct-2020
Close Date
06-Nov-2020
Overall Priority
Higher
Category
Compliance

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