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United for Education: NUS and UCU announce national demonstration

Nus Org - Fri, 07/22/2016 - 13:29

Students and academics set to rally for free, accessible and quality further and higher education this November.

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Law and (dis)order

Nus Org - Wed, 07/13/2016 - 11:28

Over the weekend, I started watching Law & Order – as in the Law & Order that spans across 20 seasons, one television movie and 456 episodes. It's probably rather ambitious on my part to think I'll be able to get through it without getting sick of the same smug faces. But the challenge has been accepted.

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What does Brexit mean for students?

Nus Org - Tue, 07/12/2016 - 14:28

News Britain voted to leave the EU was met with disbelief and even tears from many young people. With 75 per cent of voters aged under 24 choosing remain, it’s clear the result does not reflect the attitudes of most students towards the EU. 

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Sainsbury Review promises big shake up for Further Education

Nus Org - Fri, 07/08/2016 - 15:06

Today the government has published its post-16 Skills Planwhich proposes a huge overhaul to 16-19 vocational education. The Skills Plan is a direct response to Lord Sainsbury’s review of technical education.

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NUS celebrates win for young people’s Careers Information, Advice and Guidance

Nus Org - Fri, 07/01/2016 - 15:00

Over the last two years NUS has been working to ensure that the government invest heavily in Careers Information, Advice and Guidance services.

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We Want In: thank you for getting the student vote out!

Nus Org - Thu, 06/23/2016 - 23:00

As Britain holds its breath in anticipation of today’s EU Referendum results, Megan Dunn praises the incredible efforts of students across the UK in amplifying their voices and shaping debate on a national scale. 

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NUS responds to EU Referendum result

Nus Org - Thu, 06/23/2016 - 18:58

The National Union of Students (NUS) is disappointed by the results of yesterday’s referendum, particularly given the high proportion of young voters who are reported to have voted to stay in the EU. National President, Megan Dunn, has written to Downing Street and BIS ministers to ask for a range of assurances over the future of further and higher education in light of the Brexit vote. The letter is posted on the NUS website here.

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#MoreInCommon: students are coming together to celebrate Jo Cox

Nus Org - Tue, 06/21/2016 - 16:02

Students across the globe are gathering on Wednesday 22 June to pay tribute to the late MP to show that we have #MoreInCommon than that which divides us.

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NUS LGBT+ officers: statement on Orlando shootings

Nus Org - Tue, 06/14/2016 - 16:07

In light of the heart breaking news of the terrorist attack that took place in the Orlando LGBT+ club Pulse on a Latinx night the NUS LGBT+ Campaign would like to send our condolences and solidarity to the victims, their families and friends.

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Ulster University car parking controversy continues

Nus Org - Wed, 06/08/2016 - 16:56

Ulster University have rejected suggestions to improve car-parking facilities for students at its Coleraine campus citing “cost effectiveness” it can be revealed.

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EU referendum voter registration deadline extended

Nus Org - Wed, 06/08/2016 - 16:36

You have until midnight on Thursday 9 June to register to vote.

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Eight surprisingly cool things to come from the EU

Nus Org - Tue, 06/07/2016 - 10:00

Brexit campaigners have thrown a lot of mud at the EU lately. They've relied on an image of grey suited, bespectacled bureaucrats pushing paper around and costing the UK billions.

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In Conversation with Wolfgang Tillmans

Nus Org - Mon, 06/06/2016 - 12:04

Turner Prize winning artist Wolfgang Tillmans tell us why he's campaigning for young people to vote to remain in the EU. 

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Making the most of work experience

Nus Org - Fri, 06/03/2016 - 16:41

NUS Journalist Orianna Rosa Royle shares her top tips from her week's work experience with the Wandsworth Guardian.

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EU referendum: final chance to register to vote

Nus Org - Thu, 06/02/2016 - 14:50

If you are not on the electoral register by Tuesday 7 June then you will not be allowed to vote in the EU referendum.

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Damned if we stay, damned if we leave

Nus Org - Wed, 06/01/2016 - 16:22

In the run up to the EU referendum on 23 June, the last couple of weeks have seen scaremongering from both sides. In the midst of the battle between former London mayor Boris Johnson and prime minster David Cameron, the message has been lost.

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Are you the next Amnesty International Best Student Journalist?

Nus Org - Tue, 05/31/2016 - 12:30

Nominations for the Amnesty Media Awards are open until 1 August

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Belfast solar power station given go-ahead

Nus Org - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 12:54

A green light has been granted to construct a solar based power station near Belfast International Airport - the first ground-based solar power station on the island of Ireland.

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EU Referendum: 16 and 17 year-olds are being denied a say on their future

Nus Org - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 15:48

New NUS research shows that three quarters would vote in the EU referendum if given the chance.

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Work Experience Tips

Nus Org - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 16:00

NUS Journalist Orianna Rosa Royle shares her top tips for gaining work experience and getting a break on the employment ladder

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