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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

All Student Vote (Image: UoM Students' Union)

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

Photo: Cherwell

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

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NUS presidential candidate aims to engage students with ‘anti-establishment’ agenda

Controversial right-wing candidate Tom Harwood has accused student politics of being ‘too serious’ in his campaign for a more ‘democratic’ NUS

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Report rules NUS President should not be punished for anti-Semitism

An internal report found NUS President Malia Bouattia guilty of making anti-Semitic comments — but no further action will be taken, a move the Union of Jewish Students has called ‘deeply troubling’

Photo: University of Manchester Students' Union

Interview: Ilyas Nagdee – Diversity Officer

We talked to Diversity Officer Ilyas about if the NUS can continue in its current form, representation of Jewish students, and how intensive his role has turned out to be

Photo: Lucy Fletcher

Thousands march against Trump

On Monday 30th of January, thousands of people took to the streets of Manchester to protest against Trump’s executive orders