Limited availability of Food choices
An increasing issue is the limited availability of food choices, currently there is not a suffecient variety of food choices, although in the short run it is not a major issue but overtime it gets a bit repetitive and tastless eating the same food every uni day.
Increasingly students are opting to eat elsewhere, this effects the food economy of the campus.
This issue takes on a whole new dimension with the increasing number of students who are reliant on public transport. Often these students have to commute long hours to get to university and spend even longer at the campus, and those who are not satisfied with the limited food choices, starve themselves till they've reached their locality as it is inconveniet to give off at multiple stations to eat and then catch another train to get home.
This branches off to much greater issues, concerning meal patterns, frequency of food consumption and health issues such as headaches developing as a result of infrequent delays between meals. It also effects the student's productivity as a whole, as the saying goes "the body needs fuel to function" studying on an empty stomach becomes ineffective as our capacity to listen and recall information is reduced, our level attention is reduced and other basic problem solving skills are handicaped.
So what are some solutions and potential developements that will eradicate this issue and also lead to a more sustainable, diverse and engaging food economy?
One of the solutions that can resolve these issues and many others is the proposal to increase the number of food outlets, that will provide a wide variety of food choices that will also suite each student's food preferences, lifestyle, shedule, budget and dietry needs.
It will also need to take into account the social aspects of food, should ideally incorporate seating arrangements to encourage people to eat together and promote a positive atmosphere at the campus. Food outlets should...