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Celebrate Solar

3 hours 36 min ago

The government has announced plans to scrap subsidies for renewable energy - further pushing us into the mess of fossil fuels and climate breakdown. Don't let them do it.

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NUS and TUC sign campaigning partnership

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 12:43
NUS and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) today signed an agreement for joint campaigning between the trade union and student movements for the coming year.
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We want artists for a sustainability event at the Eden Project

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 16:14

NUS has an exciting opportunity for five commissions for student artists to be presented at the European launch of Students Organising for Sustainability (SOS), on Friday 9 October 2015, at the Eden Project in Cornwall.

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We want artists for a sustainability event at the Eden Project

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 16:10

NUS has an exciting opportunity for five commissions for student artists to be presented at the European launch of Students Organising for Sustainability (SOS), on Friday 9 October 2015, at the Eden Project in Cornwall.

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Debt in the first degree: £9k fee graduates dissatisfied with degrees

Thu, 08/13/2015 - 01:00

NUS research shows first cohort of graduates under the £9k fees system are dissatisfied with their university degree.

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Speakers announced for the NUS and Amnesty Student Media Summit 2015

Wed, 08/12/2015 - 12:55

Owen Jones, Simon Hattenstone, Mary Nightingale and more announced for our annual Student Media Summit which takes place on Thursday 20 and Friday 21 August. 

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GE2015 Student Media Award winners announced

Fri, 08/07/2015 - 11:51
Earlier this year, we launched the GE2015 Student Media Awards in conjunction with the i newspaper
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NUS wants YOU! #nusjournos

Fri, 08/07/2015 - 10:28

We are recruiting ten paid student staff journalists. We know that you are shaping the future of education and want to represent the realities of your lives through news and comment pieces

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NUS announces the next phase of its fight against Lad Culture

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 19:27

Today at NUS, we’re publishing the results of our Lad Culture Audit – an analysis of the work which Higher Education institutions and students’ unions are doing on lad culture.

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NUS celebrates Trans* Pride Brighton this weekend

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 17:20

The latest instalment of Trans* Pride takes place in Brighton between Friday 24 and Sunday 26 July.  The NUS LGBT+ campaign will be there in support.

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Book your place at NUS and Amnesty International’s Student Media Summit 2015

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 13:09

Now in its eighth year, the 2015 Student Media Summit will take place on Thursday 20 and Friday 21 August at the Human Rights Action Centre, headquarters of Amnesty International UK.

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Ask your MP to #CutTheCosts, not maintenance grants

Fri, 07/17/2015 - 13:00
Join thousands of other students on Friday 18 September to persuade your MP to #CutTheCosts and reverse the government’s plans to scrap maintenance grants.
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Summer Budget 2015: What Will It Mean for You?

Thu, 07/09/2015 - 13:26

A breakdown of the spending plans outlined in the government’s Budget yesterday and what it means for students

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NUS Awards 2015: winners announced

Thu, 07/09/2015 - 13:00

This year we received over 300 nominations from 110 students’ unions across England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales for the NUS Awards 2015 and we can now announce this year’s winners.

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University of Warwick divest from fossil fuels

Wed, 07/08/2015 - 17:02

The University of Warwick are the latest institution in the UK to pull their money out of fossil fuels – with a unanimous vote for divestment.

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Enter the annual Amnesty International Student Media Awards today

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 18:01

Amnesty International is inviting student journalists from colleges and universities across the UK to enter for a chance to win the Amnesty International Student Media Award, which is run in collaboration with NUS and the Observer newspaper. 

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We did it! No fracking in Lancashire.

Fri, 07/03/2015 - 11:21

Following the fantastic campaign win against fracking in Lancashire earlier this week, UCLan student A.D. tells us about their reaction to the historic decision not to frack.

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Bring the food revolution to your campus

Thu, 06/04/2015 - 11:37
Ben Reynolds - acting co-ordinator for Sustain - spoke at our Student Eats conference on how students can fix the probelms in our food system. We caught up with him about growing, activism and a nice Ploughman's lunch.
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Tell your MP to take climate action on 17 June

Wed, 05/27/2015 - 14:59

Join thousands of people on 17 June 2015 to tell your MP to take action on climate change – locally, nationally and internationally.

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Help keep fossil fuels in the ground

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 16:16

We're joining the Guardian and hundreds of thousands of people asking the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Wellcome Trust to help keep 80 per cent of fossil fuels in the ground. Sign the Guardian's petition to make it happen!

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