3rd October 2012 - The Glasgow Guardian

Anger at SRC Positivity Week leads to name change

3rd October 2012

The SRC has decided to change the controversial name of its upcoming ‘Positivity Week’. The week will now be known as ‘Welfare Week’ after students voiced serious concerns. The critics argued that the name ‘Positivity Week’ was dismissive and condescending to those dealing with mental health issues. SRC Vice President Student Support, Jess Mc Grellis, ...

Positivity Week: SRC VP Student Support Jess Mc Grellis responds

3rd October 2012

Jess McGrellis Issues have arisen surrounding the name of the event ‘Positivity Week’ proposed by the SRC. I would like to take this opportunity firstly to apologise for any offence which may have been caused, secondly to correct some misconceptions about the concept behind the week, and thirdly to outline how we plan to move ...