NUS news

The year ahead for welfare

Nus Org - Fri, 04/29/2016 - 12:00

On 20 April, Shelly Asquith was re-elected as vice president (welfare) at the annual NUS National Conference in Brighton. As the applause fades, the spotlight now shines on some key motions that were passed which will set the agenda for the year ahead.

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One day at NUS National Conference

Nus Org - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 12:33

I only attended the first of a passionate and empowering three days at NUS National Conference in Brighton last week, but I can resolutely say that one day may be all you need to realise the very scale of our own importance.

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Stanley Jenkins: an obituary

Nus Org - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 12:01

This week former NUS President Stanley Jenkins sadly died. At the age of 95, Major Stanley was the oldest surviving National President, serving in office between 1949 and 1951.

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Common Ties: connecting young people from the Commonwealth

Nus Org - Tue, 04/26/2016 - 16:41

Are you aged 18-29, a Commonwealth citizen, and temporarily based in the UK? This could be the programme for you!

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Malia Bouattia elected as NUS National President

Nus Org - Wed, 04/20/2016 - 13:39
Malia Bouattia has been elected as NUS National President at National Conference 2016.
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Watch National Conference 2016 live

Nus Org - Mon, 04/18/2016 - 17:25

Student leaders from across the UK will congregate at the Brighton Centre this week for our annual National Conference, which is also the largest democratic gathering of students in the world! You can follow all of the action via our live stream below from midday on Tuesday 19 April.

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Brighton set for world’s largest democratic student event

Nus Org - Fri, 04/15/2016 - 16:49

NUS National Conference 2016 is set to take place at the Brighton Centre from 19 – 21 April.

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Young people are being let down on social mobility

Nus Org - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 16:30

NUS welcomes a House of Lords report on inequality and social mobility in English education.

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NHS bursaries: The government has not listened to students

Nus Org - Fri, 04/08/2016 - 15:25

NUS believes that the government has failed to listen to healthcare students and their representatives.

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Osborne’s budget demands better post-study work route for international students

Nus Org - Fri, 04/01/2016 - 16:22

George Osborne delivered his final budget this month with the comment he wanted to ‘put the next generation first’

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NUS TV | Episode 5 - Student Volunteer of the Year

Nus Org - Wed, 03/30/2016 - 16:53

Student Volunteer of the Year Liam Rodgers tells us why he started volunteering, and why it's so important for students to get involved.

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Ten things students shouldn’t have to pay for

Nus Org - Wed, 03/30/2016 - 15:25

Being a student is expensive these days. Tuition fees, travel costs and living expenses are going through the roof, but unexpected course costs can also add up.

So here are ten things that students shouldn't have to pay for...

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Becoming the most dementia friendly society

Nus Org - Thu, 03/24/2016 - 17:00

Recently, according to the Guardian, the health secretary Jeremy Hunt stated that by 2020, under new government plans, dementia research, care and diagnosis in the UK will be the best in the world.

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Taught postgraduate loans to be introduced in Northern Ireland

Nus Org - Thu, 03/24/2016 - 16:17

NUS-USI helps deliver a significant win on student funding.

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NUS Scotland holds National Demo

Nus Org - Thu, 03/24/2016 - 15:19

Scotland goes to the polls on Thursday 5 May, and NUS Scotland is making sure students’ voices are heard loud and clear.

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Why only ‘Je Suis Paris’?

Nus Org - Wed, 03/23/2016 - 11:04

When Paris fell victim to a series of terrorist attacks last November, the internet exploded with its condolences and cities lit up.

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Join a Voter Registration Hackathon

Nus Org - Tue, 03/22/2016 - 17:07

App developers and designers wanted ahead of the EU referendum.

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The Big (Student) Society: student opportunities, social action and barriers to volunteering at university

Nus Org - Mon, 03/21/2016 - 13:39

On Tuesday 23 February, the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Students convened a roundtable on barriers to volunteering for students to mark Student Volunteering Week 2016.

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'We are the generation who can make a change'

Nus Org - Fri, 03/18/2016 - 13:00

With regional elections and the EU referendum looming, the stars of Hollyoaks tell us why it's so important for students to register to vote.

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George Osborne’s budget is a lie

Nus Org - Wed, 03/16/2016 - 16:51

Chancellor George Osborne today delivered a budget that he said was for "the next generation".

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