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NUS conference closes after students storm stage

It is currently uncertain when the protest will end

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Shakira Martin re-elected as NUS President

Upon her win, the FE veteran states it’s now time to “get real” about education

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NUS presidential candidates announced

Shakira Martin seeks re-election despite bullying allegations, whilst her opponents offer stronger visions for internal reform

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Shakira Martin faces allegations of bullying

Shakira has allegedly described Campaigns Officer Deej Malik-Johnson as her enemy

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‘NUS failed us’ at National Education Demo

“There are certain people within the NUS who are ideologically opposed to free and liberated education” claims NEC Parents and Carers representative

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Students welcome first investigation of staff sexual misconduct at universities

NUS are to give students the chance to share experiences in the first ever survey of sexual misconduct from higher education staff

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Over 35,000 students did not vote in NUS delegate elections

Elected NUS delegates will represent the University of Manchester’s Students’ Union, the UK’s largest Students’ Union, at the upcoming NUS conferences

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1.5 per cent turnout in All Student Vote on Exec Officer roles

Many students were unaware the vote was happening and were also confused by the options

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Legal action threatened by Socialist Workers Party over NUS ban

A motion was passed by the NUS to stop organisation with The Socialist Workers Party but the SWP threatened legal action should the motion be accepted

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Freshers defy stereotypes and target academic success over partying

Freshers excited to move out and achieve academic success, and these Mumsnet reactions suggest that their parents can’t wait either

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NUS President launches new poverty commission

Shakira Martin tells press that the odds are “overwhelmingly stacked against” working class students

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Malia Bouattia defeated in NUS president election by Shakira Martin

Current NUS VP Further Education and black working-class single mother Shakira Martin has defeated the incumbent Malia Bouattia in the NUS President elections with 56 per cent of the vote