NUS news

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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NUS responds to the government’s Higher Education and Research Bill

Nus Org - Thu, 05/19/2016 - 18:45

The government has published the first piece of Higher Education legislation for over a decade. It will enact some of the most significant reforms to the higher education sector in memory – but what’s in it, and what does it mean for students?

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Amnesty International Student Journalist Award – nominations open

Nus Org - Thu, 05/19/2016 - 15:36

Win a work experience placement at The Observer through the prestigious Amnesty Media Award.

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What does the Queen’s Speech mean for students?

Nus Org - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 15:59

Earlier today the Queen announced the government’s legislation for the year ahead, marking the state opening of parliament. Here’s our summary of how these plans will have an impact on students. 

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Study hacks

Nus Org - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 15:00

NUS Journalist Orianna Rosa Royle shares her top five study tips for the upcoming exam season.

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A strong, united voice for students: an open letter from NUS’ Officer team

Nus Org - Tue, 05/17/2016 - 13:04

We, as the current and incoming Full Time Officer team, co-sign this letter together, to students and their unions.

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