Today marks exactly 100 years since the start of The Great War, leaving behind both positive and negative influences that are still felt today.
The government’s higher education funding system has been seen to further unravel this week. The cross-party Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) Select Committee has published a damning report – raising real questions about the sustainability of student loans, and advising that an “urgent review of the sustainability of the system” is needed before government can go ahead and expand the system further.
A student who has turned her life around after spending time in prison has won the “Endsleigh Student of the Year” award at the National Union of Students Awards.
Mandela Day on 18 July 2014 celebrates the extraordinary life and impact of Nelson Mandela, calling for everyone to change the world for the better.
As part of our ongoing feature, Women Leading the Way, NUS.org.uk spoke to Camila Batmanghelidjh, Founder of Kids Company, to discuss its new campaign 'See The Child' and her experiences as a woman leader.
Brazil is well known for its footballing accomplishments, but its student movement is also succeeding in bringing about positive change for Brazilian students.
On 21 and 22 August, the National Union of Students (NUS) and Amnesty International will host a special two-day summit for student journalists.
In the 20 years of its existence, Fairtrade has certified thousands products - even footballs, flowers and beauty creams. NUS.org.uk spoke to the Schools team at the Fairtrade Foundation to find out how thousands of students in the UK have strengthened the Fairtrade movement.
Do you know a young person, a project or an organisation that has excelled in empowering young people? Nominate them for a Youth on Board Award!
This week, World Oceans Day is being celebrated worldwide to raise awareness of the importance of ocean protection. Sustainable fishing includes our responsibility to buy sustainable fish, and there are some great tips on what to look out for.
All around the country students and students’ unions have been mobilising, organising all key stakeholders in sending the message - don't cut us out!
Exactly 70 years ago, the Second World War saw the largest amphibious assault ever launched that would change the course of world history.
Despite claims from the Government that cuts to DSA funding are being made to a majority of students who own their own computer, an NUS specifically commissioned survey – ‘Degrees of Discrimination’ - now proves that almost half of disabled students acquire their laptops through funding they receive, compared to only eight per cent of non-disabled students.
NUS is proud to have launched Alcohol Impact at the University of Brighton this week, with crime prevention minister Norman Baker and vice president for welfare Colum McGuire.
NUS Wales Live Greener participants from Swansea University present on sustainability at Hay Festival with TYF.
Student Eats is always thought of as being a valuable addition to a campus, but it can also be an integral part of education itself.
Ahead of the European Parliament elections on 22 May, we are raising the profile of the importance of international students on our campuses and in our communities.
Student Eats bringing together different culinary traditions, and promoting community cohesion in Birmingham.
We’re thrilled to announce that NUS’ garden at the Chelsea Flower Show has won a Discovery Award, receiving the prestigious silver-gilt medal.
This week, NUS is really excited to have your work showcased as part of the Chelsea Flower Show, which has won the very prestigious Silver Gilt medal, focussing on the themes of education, enterprise and community, with plants grown by students from across the UK.