Your early spring news and events

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23rd March 2018 - With the dust starting to settle from elections excitement, we've been delighted to hear that so many of you experienced your best voter turnouts, making use of real-time stats and voting on the App to keep engagement up and encourage members to get involved. Well done to everyone who works so hard at this time of year and congratulations to your new officer teams! The next topic might not be so exciting but it's something we should all be preparing for - GDPR. We will continue to post useful information and updates on our GDPR page and will soon be sending out your contract variation letters. Please look out for this letter arriving as it will need your urgent attention ahead of the May 2018 regulation changes.

University of Dundee and the Students' Association (DUSA) use MSL Elections

Have you activated your Activities Dashboards yet?

Latest GDPR update and information from the ICO

Hot topics and tasks web briefing series - we need your input!

Happy? Sad? Indifferent? Tell us how you're feeling about your MSL System

 

University of Dundee and DUSA run first election with MSL to great success

"Dundee University Students’ Association is delighted with the MSL voting platform and the success of our elections this year. The MSL voting system provided functionality, engagement and reporting capabilities which contributed to one of the highest voter turnouts in years!" -  Ana Ranceva, Vice President of Communications and Campaigns, DUSA. Read the news in full.

Roll up, roll up - get your Activities Dashboard set up in time for spring 

The Activities Dashboard is now available and free to use as part of your core MSL System. It gives a view of your student groups' current activities and useful information including member targets, charity contributions, drivers and first aiders. Contact us to enable this new feature.

ICO guidance now available on lawful bases for processing data 

If you missed the March update to our GDPR page, now's your chance to check out the ICO's comprehensive guidance on the six available lawful bases for processing data. This includes a checklist to help as you decide the most appropriate basis for your activities (particularly relevant are legal reason and legitimate interest) and two examples illustrating different bases.  Visit our GDPR page to access this guidance.

FREE training! Help us shape the spring series of web briefings 

We are putting together the agenda for a series of short (10-20 mins) free lunchtime web briefings that will cover the tasks and topics we're most often asked to assist with.  But before we finalise that agenda, we'd like to know what topics you would want to us to cover. Contact us with your suggestions and we will do our best to include as many as possible. 

Please take a few minutes to tell us how we're doing...

Now is the time to let us know how you're getting on with your MSL System, our support service, recent developments and the MSL team as a whole. Our customer satisfaction survey has just six questions and you can access it here. Just want a quick chat with someone?  Let us know when we'll be in touch.

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