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Derby North MPs and PPCs answer students' general election questions on Twitter

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 16:40

Twitter was the platform for a Q&A session around local issues between students and Derby North's Labour MP Chris Williamson and PPCs Amanda Solloway, Conservatives, and Lucy Care, Lib Dems, leading up to the general election.

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Durham MPs and PPCs take to Twitter to thrash out general election issues

Thu, 10/23/2014 - 11:05

Durham’s Labour MP Roberta Blackman-Woods, and PPCs Craig Martin, Lib Dems, and Conservatives Rebecca Coulson, today took the first step in the fight for general election 2015 by addressing local issues on Twitter. 

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Thousands march as students and workers unite

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 18:27

An estimated 80,000 to 90,000 people took to the streets of London on Saturday October 18 to march against austerity measures.

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Black History: More than just a month

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 15:27

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.

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Sheffield College Students' Union President meets with Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:30

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.

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TUC Demo - A Living Wage for All

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 18:15

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.

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Your Right to Protest

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 11:09

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.

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TUC Demo - End Poverty Pay for Good #18oct

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 18:23

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.

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NUS and leading youth organisations call for statutory sex education in all party manifestos

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 11:15

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.

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TUC Demo - We Can’t Afford To Work for Free #18Oct

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 17:18

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.

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MPs Questions - #GenerationVote

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 17:36

Through @NUSUK, ‘MPs Questions' will open up politics to our seven million student membership - #GenerationVote.

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Back to School Week 2014

Mon, 10/13/2014 - 10:45

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.

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Growhampton wins Soil Association Organic Award

Fri, 10/10/2014 - 14:41

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.

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NUS wants YOU! #nusjournos

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 11:00

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.

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Support NUS at The Big TUC Youth Debate

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 15:48

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.

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Britain Needs a Pay Rise

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 15:39

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.

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NUS releases 'New Deal for the Next Generation' general election manifesto

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 11:00

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.

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Students could swing almost 200 seats at the General Election

Mon, 10/06/2014 - 10:30

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.

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Being a Mature Student: Naomi's experience

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 14:51

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.

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Being a Part-Time Student: John's experience

Fri, 10/03/2014 - 10:54

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.

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