News

MSL's final, seasonal round up of news for 2017
Snowy scene

12th December 2017 - The Christmas wind down might have started already for your students but we that know for their students' union the focus continues on all the member engagement, commercial, academic representation and democratic activities that make your organisation such an important part of your members' time at university. We're proud to support you all with your day-to-day activities and would like to share a final round up of our latest news, developments and events.

 
Latest GDPR update

7th December 2017 - Consultation with clients on a proposed MSL data retention policy has continued and an outline of the main principles applying to clients’ student data is now available for review (requires log in)

 
Ulster University Students’ Union chooses the MSL System to support student engagement
Ulster University Students' Union logo

6th December 2017 - Ulster University Students’ Union has chosen to implement a range of digital solutions from Membership Solutions Ltd to support their student engagement objectives. The Union has used MSL Elections to run successful elections since 2014 and will now add a new website, clubs and societies tools, volunteering, door entry and venue management platforms to their online membership management tools.

 
GDPR compliance update
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October 2017 - Keep up-to-date with MSL's news and updates on GDPR, helping you to stay informed and assist with your preparation for GDPR compliance.

 
Top Tips for a Fab Freshers!
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31st August 2017 - Still got loads to do for Freshers' Week?  Need some tips and advice? Look no further than our Freshers' Top Tips infographic.  Your very own cut out and keep 10 step plan.

 
Summer news #2 - MSL User Group, GDPR and Training opportunities
Brighton beach huts at Comms by the Coast even

July 2017 - With so much exciting/important/engaging stuff going on this summer, we've filled another newsletter with goodies - and many of the following items need your input! We're gearing up to attend Comms By The Coast on the 3rd and 4th August, hosted by the lovely people at Sussex Students' Union. We will see you at the MSL User Group on the 4th, won't we?

 
CASE STUDY: Goodenough College's unique student engagement resources
Goodenough College logo

July 2017 - “Adopting MSL for our student intranet has been pain free... bespoke elements have been delivered on time. Although the directory search and user profiles are bespoke to us I am sure they would be of use to many other membership based organisations." Caroline Persaud, Registrar, Goodenough College

 
University of Strathclyde Students’ Association chooses the MSL System to support student engagement
University of Strathclyde Students' Association

July 2017 - " Our aim is to keep the student community connected and up-to-date with what is happening in and around their campus and the new website affords us the opportunity to do this on a channel we are sure students will embrace." Calvin Hepburn, President, University of Strathclyde Students’ Association

 
University of Chester supports student volunteering with MSL
Chester University logo

July 2017 - “... utilising the MSL Volunteering module... is an extremely exciting development which will further enhance the experience of student volunteers and encourage further students to get involved in volunteering in the community.” Dr Sean Dunkin, Director of Student Futures

 
Feeling the heat? Kick back with MSL's cool summer news round-up
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June 2017 - MSL Towers has been enjoying the summer weather and, whilst the call of a refreshing drink at the Dirty Duck is strong, the MSL team is staying put not least because we've had such a busy spring and early summer. We're working on a number of new client implementations (watch out for news on who else has joined our happy band of MSLers), the modernisation programme continues to gather pace and Student Group Finances has proven to be very popular.

 
 
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CASE STUDY: Goodenough College's unique student engagement resources

July 2017 - Goodenough College is an independent educational charity situated in one of central London's most beautiful garden squares. Its mission is 'to develop future leaders by providing a welcoming residential community for outstanding international postgraduate students and their families, irrespective of background, where mutual understanding and respect are fostered and intellectual, cultural and social interactions are nurtured'.

 
MSL's final, seasonal round up of news for 2017
Snowy scene

12th December 2017 - The Christmas wind down might have started already for your students but we that know for their students' union the focus continues on all the member engagement, commercial, academic representation and democratic activities that make your organisation such an important part of your members' time at university. We're proud to support you all with your day-to-day activities and would like to share a final round up of our latest news, developments and events.

 
University of Chester supports student volunteering with MSL

The University of Chester’s volunteering service has chosen MSL’s Volunteering and Employability System to support its drive to encourage more students to develop their career skills, improve their CV and to give something back to their community through volunteering.

 
Dev Diary Q4 2016

Rather than a deep dive on one topic this is a bit of an overview of what we have been working on and what we are currently working on.

 
Membership Management

End-to-end student engagement from websites and online shopping to clubs, societies and wellbeing services

 
Latest GDPR update

7th December 2017 - Consultation with clients on a proposed MSL data retention policy has continued and an outline of the main principles applying to clients’ student data is now available for review (requires log in)

 
v7.96 - Sunday 27 August 2017

This release contains improvements to Admin Website, Groups, POS and Ticketing.

 
Ulster University Students’ Union chooses the MSL System to support student engagement
Ulster University Students' Union logo

6th December 2017 - Ulster University Students’ Union has chosen to implement a range of digital solutions from Membership Solutions Ltd to support their student engagement objectives. The Union has used MSL Elections to run successful elections since 2014 and will now add a new website, clubs and societies tools, volunteering, door entry and venue management platforms to their online membership management tools.

 
Extend JSONUserInfo control

Specify data parameters for the JSONUserInfo template control to return . e.g. it could include the current user's Student Type or Study Site.

 
Embedding BUCS fixtures

A simple guide to embedding FixturesLive content

 
GDPR compliance update
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October 2017 - Keep up-to-date with MSL's news and updates on GDPR, helping you to stay informed and assist with your preparation for GDPR compliance.

 
v7.83 - 18 Apr 2016

Improvements to Voting, Reports, POS and Events

 
Running the Count

A step-by-step guide to counting election votes in line with ERS97

 
Top Tips for a Fab Freshers!
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31st August 2017 - Still got loads to do for Freshers' Week?  Need some tips and advice? Look no further than our Freshers' Top Tips infographic.  Your very own cut out and keep 10 step plan.

 
v7.82 - 24 Feb 2016

This release contains improvements to AdminWeb, Events, Messaging, POS, Profile and Community, Volunteering, Voting, Website

 
Summer news #2 - MSL User Group, GDPR and Training opportunities
Brighton beach huts at Comms by the Coast even

July 2017 - With so much exciting/important/engaging stuff going on this summer, we've filled another newsletter with goodies - and many of the following items need your input! We're gearing up to attend Comms By The Coast on the 3rd and 4th August, hosted by the lovely people at Sussex Students' Union. We will see you at the MSL User Group on the 4th, won't we?

 
v7.80 - 16 Nov 2015

Various bug fixes and features

 
Using widgets in the template

Full listings of parameters to embed widgets in site templates.

 
CASE STUDY: Goodenough College's unique student engagement resources
Goodenough College logo

July 2017 - “Adopting MSL for our student intranet has been pain free... bespoke elements have been delivered on time. Although the directory search and user profiles are bespoke to us I am sure they would be of use to many other membership based organisations." Caroline Persaud, Registrar, Goodenough College

 
University of Strathclyde Students’ Association chooses the MSL System to support student engagement
University of Strathclyde Students' Association

July 2017 - " Our aim is to keep the student community connected and up-to-date with what is happening in and around their campus and the new website affords us the opportunity to do this on a channel we are sure students will embrace." Calvin Hepburn, President, University of Strathclyde Students’ Association

 
Version 6.4.323

A summary of the changes in version 6.4.323

 
University of Chester supports student volunteering with MSL
Chester University logo

July 2017 - “... utilising the MSL Volunteering module... is an extremely exciting development which will further enhance the experience of student volunteers and encourage further students to get involved in volunteering in the community.” Dr Sean Dunkin, Director of Student Futures

 
Version 7.20

We’re updating all sites over the next couple of days. There’s plenty in this release, including lots of improvements to Memberships Admin, and additions to the Jobs and Voting modules.

 
Feeling the heat? Kick back with MSL's cool summer news round-up
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June 2017 - MSL Towers has been enjoying the summer weather and, whilst the call of a refreshing drink at the Dirty Duck is strong, the MSL team is staying put not least because we've had such a busy spring and early summer. We're working on a number of new client implementations (watch out for news on who else has joined our happy band of MSLers), the modernisation programme continues to gather pace and Student Group Finances has proven to be very popular.

 
Version 6.4.329

A summary of the changes in version 6.4.329

 
University of Westminster Students’ Union chooses MSL System for digital engagement
Westminster Students' Union logo

April 2017 - "The integration, professionalism and advice from the MSL team has been outstanding and we’re looking forward to providing a great experience for our students.” Jon May, Communications Manager, University of Westminster Students’ Union

 
Version 6.4.334

A summary of the changes in version 6.4.334

 
Easter news, offers and ideas for the summer
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April 2017 - British Summer Time has arrived and that can only mean one thing.... you're planning for results day and all the things you need to have ready to showcase what a great student experience looks like.  We have tips and offers to get your website looking its best and another of our popular web briefings lined up to get your team raring to go.

 
Version 6.5.346

A summary of the changes in version 6.5.346

 
BLOG: Brighton SU gets even more from surveys with some creative thinking
Brighton Students' Union logo

March 2017: Sam Medhurst, Web Developer & Digital Platform Coordinator at University of Brighton Students' Union shares a student engagement project which made use of core MSL functionality to great effect.

 
Version 6.5.349

A summary of the changes in version 6.5.349

 
Highlands and Islands Students’ Association chooses the MSL System to run elections
Highlands & Islands Students' Association

February 2017 - "The role of our officers is vitally important in supporting and improving the lives of students at UHI.  We are therefore very excited to be using MSL and their online elections as this will help us promote the opportunities that being a HISA officer presents as well as encourage more of our students to participate in democracy." Graeme Kirkpatrick, Chief Executive, HISA

 
Version 6.5.352

A summary of the changes in version 6.5.352

 
Student Group Finances

Forms and workflow for processing financial requests (e.g. cash reimbursement, PO) for organisations (clubs, societies) combined with an account balance import. Provides officers and committees with tools to effectively manage their finances and makes it easier for staff to support student groups in these activities.

 
Sheffield Hallam University Sports to manage all sports clubs with the MSL System
Sheffield Hallam University logo

20th February 2017 - “The MSL System will allow us to maintain the strong working partnership we have developed with the clubs over the past 12 months.” Richard McGloin, Director of Commercial Services , Sheffield Hallam University

 
Version 6.5.356

A summary of the changes in version 6.5.356

 
Promote your MSL App - a 10 step checklist
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16th February 2017 - Looking for some fresh ideas to promote your MSL App? Still considering the benefits (there are so many!) of giving your students an App full of engagement opportunities? The MSL Top 10 countdown of promotional ideas for your MSL App will help you reach more of your members on the move.

 
Version 6.5.358

A summary of the changes in version 6.5.358

 
Australian National University’s students’ associations choose MSL to support digital engagement
ANUSA and PARSA logos

13th January 2017 - The Australian National University Students’ Association and the Postgraduate and Research Students' Association have selected the MSL System to support their growing digital membership management requirements. The new system will provide new websites, clubs and societies tools, messaging, e-commerce and community resources for both associations as well as a shared online elections platform.

 
Version 6.6.366

A summary of the changes in version 6.6.366

 
BLOG: Using the MSL tool set to support democratic systems: part 3 - Using Tags
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Gary McLachlan, Change and Represent Manager at University of Exeter Students' Guild explains how they use the MSL news and content tagging tools to manage content and support the Guild’s democratic systems.

 
Version 6.6.382

A summary of the changes in version 6.6.382

 
BLOG: Using the MSL tool set to support democratic systems: part 2 - Student Ideas
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Gary McLachlan, Change and Represent Manager at University of Exeter Students' Guild explains how they use the MSL news and ideas widgets to support the Guild’s democratic systems in this second article in the series.

 
Version 6.6.386

A summary of the changes in version 6.6.386

 
BLOG: Using the MSL News tool set to support democratic systems – part 1
Exeter Students' Guild logo

Gary McLachlan, Change and Represent Manager at University of Exeter Students' Guild explains how they use the MSL news widgets in this first article of a series on supporting the Guild’s democratic systems.

 
Version 6.6.393

A summary of the changes in version 6.6.393

 
MSL's final round-up of news and events for 2016
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December 2016 - As 2016 draws to a close, the team at MSL is still a busy bunch which is why we've squeezed in one last round-up of our news before everyone in the MSL community goes off for their well-deserved breaks. We bring you details of more developments to the MSL System, a heads-up for a hotly anticipated new feature on the App and a warm welcome to another new client to MSL.

 
Version 6.6.405

A summary of the changes in version 6.6.405

 
University of Limerick Students’ Union chooses MSL for new online elections system
University of Limerick Students' Union

1st December 2016 - “I am looking forward to working with MSL to deliver a reliable, secure and easy to use voting platform for UL students in the upcoming elections.” Liz Gabbett, Democracy Development Manager, University of Limerick Students’ Union

 
Version 6.6.414

A summary of the changes in version 6.6.414

 
The MSL winter news bonanza - updates, training and news from your community
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November 2016 - It's never too early to be prepared.... Our winter missive has lots to help you prepare including details of December's Refreshers web briefing and January's Elections training, featuring not one, but two ways to get your team up-to-speed on all things voting related.  We also want you to share your knowledge and expertise via the hardware forum on MyMSL and we'd like to welcome UEA Students' Union who are already doing amazing things with their new MSL System.

 
Version 6.6.429

A summary of the changes in version 6.6.429

 
CASE STUDY - ANU Students’ Association makes the move to digital engagement with MSL System
Australia National University Students' Association logo

Sept 2016 - "Looking towards the future, we are excited to see how we can leverage MSL to enhance our engagement with the student body, not only for elections but throughout the entire year.” Benjamin Gill, President, ANU Students’ Association

 
Version 6.6.440

A summary of the changes in version 6.6.440

 
UEA Students’ Union moves its digital engagement forward with the MSL System
UEA Students' Union logo

23rd September 2016 - “Our digital capacity is a crucial component of our overall transformation strategy - we just can't realize our ambitions for education or students without it. So when we reviewed this area last year we set out to find a partner that could inspire confidence - faster moving, more straightforward to do business with and more understanding of what goes on in SUs than our previous provider. MSL fits that bill.” Jim Dickinson, Chief Executive, UEA Students’ Union

 
Version 6.6.446

A summary of the changes in version 6.6.446

 
Version 6.6.463

A summary of the changes in version 6.6.463

 
Summer newsletter part deux - PLUS tell us about your digital successes
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September 2016 - OK, so we know summer is officially over but the promise of a mini-heatwave this week means we're clinging onto the flip-flops and shorts for as long as possible.  We've had so much good stuff to share with you over the summer months, we're pleased to bring you a final round-up of our news and want to ask you to share some of your successes from the last year.

 
Version 6.7.525

A summary of the changes in Release 6.7.525

 
Top Tips for a Fantastic Freshers' Week
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Still got loads to do for Freshers' Week? Need some tips and advice? Look no further than our Freshers' Top Tips infographic. Your very own cut out and keep 10 step plan.

 
Version 6.7.540

A summary of the changes in Release 6.7.540

 
Updates, training and news from the MSL User Group
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August 2016 - Summer may mean holidays to anyone who doesn't work in students' unions but to the MSL team and all of you out there getting ready for the new term and Freshers, we know the summer months are a time to put new ideas in place, refresh websites and get excited about bigger and better participation projects.

 
Version 6.7.547

A summary of the changes in Release 6.7.547

 
Bishop Grosseteste Students’ Union selects new membership system from MSL
Bishop Grosseteste Students' Union logo

25th July 2016 - Bishop Grosseteste Students’ Union has chosen to replace their membership management platform with a new system from Membership Solutions Ltd. The new system will incorporate website, clubs and societies resources, messaging and online elections to support the Union’s primary objectives of promoting student welfare and providing social, cultural, sporting and recreational activities for those members.

 
Version 6.7.557

A summary of the changes in Version 6.7.557

 
Version 6.7.571

A summary of the changes in Version 6.7.571

 
MSL to supply Coventry University Students’ Union with new membership system
Coventry University Students' Union logo

21st June 2016 - Coventry University Students’ Union has chosen Membership Solutions Ltd to supply their new membership management system together with Elections and Volunteering modules to enhance their student engagement activities.

 
Version 6.7.576

A summary of the changes in Version 6.7.576

 
Roehampton Students’ Union selects MSL to support digital student engagement
Roehampton Students' Union logo

6th July - Roehampton Students’ Union has chosen Membership Solutions Ltd to supply their new Membership Management system, including Elections and Volunteering modules, which will underpin the Union’s three main areas of activity - Student Life, Student Voice and Student Support.

 
Version 6.7.584

A summary of the changes in Version 6.7.584

 
Bangor Students’ Union selects The MSL System for comprehensive membership support
Bangor Students' Union logo

27th May 2016 - Bangor Students’ Union has chosen to work with MSL on the provision of a range of digital resources needed to support their student members across all their engagement activities, including elections, volunteering and student advice services.

 
Version 6.8.592

A summary of the changes in Version 6.8.592

 
Edinburgh University Sports Union selects The MSL System for membership support
Edinburgh Sports Union logo

18th May 2016 - Edinburgh University Sports Union (EUSU) has selected MSL to supply a membership management system, including new website and the MSL App, which will provide the digital resources needed to manage the diverse requirements of their clubs and members.

 
Version 6.8.598

A summary of the changes in Version 6.8.598

 
Re-development announcement, new services and great solutions from the MSL community

May 2016 - We're guessing there's one big thing on everyone's mind right now - Freshers. The opportunities this presents for engagement, doing business and of course celebrating achievements at the start of the student journey are huge so we hope that the following news, solutions and support activities will help your preparations.

 
Version 6.8.606

A summary of the changes in Version 6.8.606

 
CASE STUDY - MSL works with Advanced Exchequer to create bespoke student expenses app
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April 2016 - Having worked with a restrictive and cumbersome financial management system for several years, the University of Nottingham Students’ Union (UoNSU) set out to upgrade to something that could automate processes and streamline workflow more easily.

 
Version 6.8.616

A summary of the changes in Version 6.8.616

 
Goodenough College chooses MSL’s digital membership management solution
Goodenough College logo

4th April 2016 - Goodenough College has recently selected Membership Solutions Ltd to implement their membership management solution - along with online elections, volunteering and a mobile app - which will support their member engagement and participation objectives over the next 3 years.

 
Version 6.8.643

A summary of the changes in Version 6.8.643

 
Elections, Ideas, Volunteering and The App - all stuff you need to know about
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March 2016 - You're all busy with elections which can mean only one thing - summer term is nearly upon us. It's been great to see the real-time elections stats in use and initial feedback is that many of you have seen your best turnout in years.  You're obviously doing a great job engaging your students!

 
Version 6.8.652

A summary of the changes in Version 6.8.652

 
CASE STUDY - Keele Students’ Union Volunteering making a difference
KeeleSU Volunteering logo

March 2016 - KeeleSU Volunteering aims to provide diverse volunteering experiences to students during their time at Keele University, supporting their volunteers as they make a difference both on and off campus. But with more and more students registering to volunteer each year, their old system had become unsustainable.

 
Version 6.8.693

This is a summary of the changes in version 6.8.693, released on 18 March 2009.

This includes release notes for version 6.8.659, which was a limited release.

 
University of Wolverhampton Students’ Union chooses to provide support with MSL Student Case Manager
University of Wolverhampton Students' Union

3rd March 2016 - University of Wolverhampton Students’ Union (UWSU) has chosen to upgrade its advice centre’s software by moving to the Student Case Manager module from Membership Solutions Ltd (MSL). Student Case Manager – developed by Iizuka Software – is designed specifically to manage the diverse academic and welfare issues faced by many students in tertiary education and to streamline the workload of their advisors.

 
Version 6.8.697

This is a summary of changes in version 6.8.697, released on 2nd April 2009.

This release includes significant updates to the Jobs module and the Shop admin tools. Also the Election Count application can now export ballot data in OpenSTV's BLT format.

 
New releases, new developments and new training opportunities - MSL's last newsletter of 2015
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December 2015 - The end of Autumn term has crept up on us and we're looking forward to finishing off all those last minute jobs so we can enjoy the forthcoming festivities. With that in mind, we bring you our final round-up of news and events for 2015 along with our best wishes for an enjoyable festive break.

 
Version 6.8.707

This is a minor update which fixes a few issues reported since last week's release.

 
Version 6.81.735

This is a summary of the changes in version 6.81.735, due for release on Wednesday 17 June.

This release contains the page loading code improvements as detailed in this article, as well as a number of other fixes.

 
Ravensbourne Students’ Union selects MSL to provide complete online member support
Ravensbourne Students' Union logo

3rd December 2015 - Ravensbourne Students’ Union has chosen to work with Membership Solutions Ltd on the design and implementation of their new membership management system, including a new website and comprehensive member communications tools.

 
Version 6.81.736

A few more items have been included with today's 6.81 release.

 
Version 6.82.744

This is a summary of the changes in version 6.82.744, release date 15 July 2009.

This release features a number of improvements to the website, several bug fixes and some new customer-requested features.

 
Version 6.82.748

This is a summary of the changes in version 6.82.748, release date 23 July 2009.

This update includes some new features in the Messaging and Forum areas.

 
North East Scotland College Students’ Association chooses MSL's membership management platform
North East Scotland College Students' Association logo

21st September 2015 - North East Scotland College Students’ Association has chosen to utilise MSL’s membership management platform to support their students, elections and clubs and societies activity.

 
Version 6.82.759

This is a summary of the changes in version 6.82.759, due for release on Wednesday 12th August.

This update includes a number of improvements to the widget editing system, an update to handle NUS Extra 2009, and some new properties on the News List widget - as well as a number of other minor fixes.

 
MSL's last of the summer news round-up for student organisations....
MSL clubs and societies management tools for student organisations

October 2015 - Wishing everyone a successful Freshers' Week! We know Freshers' is keeping everyone busy but we also know how keen you are to stay up to date with our news and developments so we've squeezed in this short but sweet late summer newsletter for you to enjoy before the new year starts.

 
Version 6.82.765

This is a summary of the changes in version 6.82.765, due for release on Thursday 17 September.

This release includes the ability for organisation admins to set up their own events, a Merge People feature for resolving incorrectly registered guest accounts, the inclusion of the transaction receipt text and collection information on the transaction confirmation page, and a number of fixes for reported problems.

 
Version 6.90.783

Version 6.90.783 is released on Friday 9 October.

This update includes a new Page Comments widget, several performance enhancements, and the ability to integrate with Shibboleth identity providers - this allows your users to use their University login details to access your site. Contact us for further information.

 
Version 6.91.786

This is a summary of the changes in version 6.91.786 released on Wednesday 21 October.

This release includes several updates to the Referendum admin screens. There are some changes to the Event list, event calendar and news list widgets - these now show members/admins only items even when child organisations' items are included.
There are also a number of bug fixes.

 
Students’ Unions choose to provide welfare support services with MSL Student Case Manager
Student advisor using MSL Student Case Manager

13th August 2015 - The new Student Case Manager module from Membership Solutions Ltd (MSL) is proving popular with students’ unions who run advice centres to support their student members. The new facility – developed with case management experts, Iizuka Software – is designed specifically to manage the diverse welfare issues faced by many students in tertiary education and to streamline the workload of their advisors.

 
Version 6.92.802

Summary of the changes in version 6.92.802, published on Wednesday 16 Dec 2009.

 
MONSU Caulfield at Monash University, Melbourne, selects MSL for their membership platform
MONSU Caulfield logo

12th August 2015 - “We are excited to be working with MSL on a new website for MONSU Caulfield and are extremely impressed with the standard of services provided to MONSU by MSL....Our students have a brilliant site that provides useful information, is easy to navigate and provides the tools for Clubs and Societies and MONSU to better engage with their students." Lynette Nye, Executive Officer, MONSU

 
Version 6.93.813

A summary of the changes in version 6.93.813, released on Thursday 28 Jan.

 
Aston Students’ Union chooses MSL to help support their 12,000 members
Aston Students' Union logo

10th August 2015 - Aston Students’ Union has selected Membership Solutions Ltd (MSL) to design and implement its new website and complete membership management system, further strengthening their relationship established in 2014 with the Union’s use of the MSL online elections platform.

 
Version 6.94.827

This is a summary of the changes in version 6.94.827, released on Thursday 4 March 2010.

As well as a few enhancements and fixes, this release includes support for SMS messaging and enables international characters in email message subject and body.

 
Your quick guide to MSL and the Student Journey
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August 2015 - New to your Students' Union? Not sure what MSL does and how we support you and your student members? Our quick guide could help....

 
Version 7.12

Latest update ready for release.

 
More news and updates in the 2nd edition of our Summer 2015 newsletter

June 2015 - As promised, we're pleased to present the second edition of our Summer 2015 newsletter....

 
Version 7.40

We're rolling the latest update out over the next couple of days. Many improvements to elections & surveys!

 
The early Summer 2015 round-up of news, events and developments from MSL
NUS Trade Show 2015 logo

June 2015 - We're pleased to bring you the first installment of our early Summer 2015 newsletter; look out for the next one in a couple of weeks when we have even more news to bring you.

 
Version 7.30

This update went live back in November, and we're just filling in the blanks...

 
Central Students’ Union to use Membership Solutions Ltd to run all officer elections
Central Students' Union logo

3rd June 1015 - MSL has been chosen to provide the elections platform for Central Students’ Union (Central SU) which represents students at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, part of the University of London.

 
MSL to provide elections platform for the North East Scotland College Students’ Association
North East Scotland College Students' Association

28th May 2015 - MSL has been chosen to provide the online elections facility for the North East Scotland College Students’ Association having impressed them with flexible out-of-the-box functionality and rapid implementation to meet their short time scales.

 
Version 7.21

We'll be updating all sites over the next day or so. There are a couple of new features in this release but it is mainly to fix bugs that have cropped up since the last update.

 
City University London Students’ Union chooses MSL membership management platform
City University Students'' Union logo

18th May 2015 - MSL has been chosen to provide a complete membership management platform, including online elections, for City University London Students’ Union (CULSU). MSL will deliver the new digital solution ahead of the busy start to the new academic year and the surge of activity that the new intake of freshers will bring.

 
Northumbria Students’ Union chooses MSL as preferred bidder for its New Digital Platform
Northumbria Students' Union logo

28th April 2015 -Northumbria Students’ Union (NSU) has appointed Membership Solutions Ltd (MSL) as the preferred bidder for their New Digital Platform project which will encompass website design and build, elections, clubs and societies, e-commerce and student messaging facilities.

 
Version 7.13

We’ll be updating all sites during the course of this week.

The latest update includes improvements to the Seating Plan, new options for Product Customisations, and a number of additions to reports. There are also two new widgets – Voter Popup and Tag Cloud - and various other improvements and fixes to the site and the applications.

This is also the first official release of the touch screen enabled Polling Station application – thanks to those who’ve been trialling this.

 
MSL congratulates students’ union winners in the Whatuni Student Choice awards 2015
The Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2015 logo

24th April 2015 - Membership Solutions Ltd (MSL) is delighted to see many of its students’ union clients and universities appearing in the top 10 of the this year’s Whatuni Student Choice Awards, where Loughborough Students’ Union was rated as the best students’ union overall.

 
MSL to provide elections platform for Edinburgh College Students’ Association
Edinburgh College Students' Association logo

9th March 2015 - MSL has been chosen to provide the online election solution for Edinburgh College Students’ Association having impressed them with powerful out-of-the-box functionality and straightforward implementation to meet their short time scales.

 
Running your NUS Delegate Election in line with ‘Fair Representation on NUS Conference delegations’
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This article explains how to run your election in line with this guidance using your MSL system

 
The MSL Easter 2014 Newsletter
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Keeping you up to date on new staff, new developments, new features and our Easter opening hours.

 
MSL November Newsletter 2013
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Welcome to our November Newsletter to catch you up on news gone by and new things to look out for. Plus a big welcome to our new clients who have joined us over the summer.

 
MSL Newsletter - May 2012
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We have new staff to tell you about, lots of updates and new developments and a website admin training session coming up.