An estimated 80,000 to 90,000 people took to the streets of London on Saturday October 18 to march against austerity measures.
October marks Black History Month and whilst it's a time for us to recognise and celebrate the immense contributions that people of African, Arab, Asian and Caribbean heritage make to humanity, we believe this shouldn't just be limited to the month of October.
On Friday 17 October, Ben Walters met with Nick Clegg, the Deputy Prime Minister and Leader of the Liberal Democrats, to discuss all things FE, and writes his reflections on their discussions.
This is the third in a series of articles from NUS VP Piers Telemacque on why students are joining in the Britain Needs a Pay Rise demonstration on Saturday #18oct as part of our New Deal for work.
NUS is committed to developing local activism and supporting you to run campaigns on your campus and in your local areas. We also believe that peaceful protest has played a major role in bringing about important social and political changes and so our right to protest must be preserved.
This is the second article in a series of three from NUS VP Piers Telemacque on why students are joining the Britain Needs a Pay Rise demonstration on Saturday #18Oct as part of our New Deal for Work.
NUS today announced that it has joined the Sex Education Forum’s 'SRE - It’s My Right' campaign, along with leading youth organisations UK Youth and the UK Youth Parliament to urge all political parties to commit to statutory sex and relationship education (SRE) in their general election manifestos.
This is the first of three articles across three days from NUS VP Piers Telemacque on why students are joining the Britain Needs a Pay Rise demonstration on Saturday #18Oct as part of our New Deal for Work.
Through @NUSUK, ‘MPs Questions' will open up politics to our seven million student membership - #GenerationVote.
NUS is proud to support Back to School Week, which aims to connect thousands of people with their old state schools or colleges, or those local to them, to inspire current students about their futures.
We’re absolutely thrilled to announce that our Students’ Green Fund project Growhampton has won a prestigious Soil Association Organic Award in the Eating Out category.
Last year, NUS recruited eight paid staff journalists to write under four themes relevant to students. We know that you are shaping the future of education and we want to represent the realities of your lives through news and opinion pieces.
At the Big TUC Youth Debate the TUC, supported by NUS, will be discussing progressive and radical approaches to address some of the most crucial issues facing young workers and students.
Join us on 18 October 2014 for a march and rally in London to call for an economic recovery that works for all, not just those right at the top.
Today, NUS has launched the 'New Deal for the next Generation' manifesto which outlines the policy asks students' unions and the student movement will be demanding from the party that wins the general election in May next year.
Today, NUS President Toni Pearce launched NUS’ general election manifesto, ‘New Deal for the Next Generation’, and revealed the power of the student vote - there are 197 seats with a majority of 10 per cent or less, requiring a swing of only 5 per cent to change hands.
Naomi is a mature, part-time student studying English Literature. She is in her third year of six, and she has a 17 year old daughter. Here she talks about her experiences, and why she's glad she chose this path.
John is in his second year of a BSc at the Open University. He is studying part-time around a busy full-time job. Here, John talks about his experiences juggling his responsibilities.
Pav is a third year international student at Aberystwyth University, studying Geography. He advises new international students on how get by at the start of student life.
Clare is a mature student studying for a degree in Social Studies at Warwick University. She has 2 children. Here she talks about her experiences juggling her studies with her home life.