Further and higher education institutions are being encouraged to shift any investment that they have in fossil fuels to renewables as part of a campaign launched recently by the National Union of Students.
The National Voter Registration Drive (NVRD) is a week of action to get young people on the electoral register. Bite The Ballot campaign manager Michael Abiodun Olatokun tells us why students should get involved.
Today is National Voter Registration Day. Despite there not being a general election until 2020 - there are local, mayoral and assembly elections across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland coming up - as well as a referendum on the UKs membership of the EU. So, it's more important than ever that students make sure they're registered.
Today is National Voter Registration Day and despite there not being a general election until 2020, it's more important than ever that students make sure they're registered.
Have you got an idea that would improve sustainability on your campus? This is your chance to make it happen.
The entry period for the Student Publication Association’s (SPA) annual national awards is now open. Have you produced something for your student media publication over the past year which you’re particularly proud of? Whether it’s an individual or collaborate effort, why not put yourself forward?
Iowa citizens will gather today to vote in the first caucus of the 2016 presidential run. With the world watching and international media trying to decipher debates, it is unclear who will win the primaries and ultimately the presidency.
Today we’re launching a new campaign aimed at getting students, staff, MPs and local communities talking about area reviews.
In April 2015 David Cameron said “we are the party of working people”, which is ironic given that the conservatives have decimated Further Education over the past five years, pulling the plug on opportunities for many to be able get the education and skills needed to enter or stay in the workforce.
In December we revealed the ten nominees longlisted for the coveted Student Volunteer of the Year Award and we can now reveal the final five, as chosen by our judges.
The House of Commons today debated the government's plans to scrap university maintenance grants. Here's what happened.
The government has decided to cut financial support for 500,000 university students, known as maintenance grants. These grants are a lifeline to many of the country’s poorest students, who will now be saddled with £53,000 of debt instead.
Universities and colleges have over £180 million invested in fossil fuel companies. We are calling on all institutions to move their money into renewable energy instead.
Watch the live stream of the parliamentary debate on the scrapping of university maintenance grants.
Yesterday’s decision to quietly force through the scrapping of maintenance grants has been met with a fresh wave of public anger and forced the Tories to have the debate they didn’t want to have in parliament next Tuesday (19 January).
The government has again avoided calls for a full parliamentary debate on their plans to scrap maintenance grants for the poorest university students.