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Culture of NUS “hostile” towards Jewish students

Culture of NUS “hostile” towards Jewish students

The independent investigation into anti-Semitism within the NUS has been released
UCU announces strike ballot in October, paving the way for nationwide strike action

UCU announces strike ballot in October, paving the way for nationwide strike action

The UCU has decided to take to the ballot over a number of nationwide cuts, meaning possible nationwide disruption to university life.
NUS President Larissa Kennedy: ‘Manchester students came to shake shit up’

NUS President Larissa Kennedy: ‘Manchester students came to shake shit up’

The Mancunion’s Aasiyah Faryal sits down with NUS president Larissa Kennedy
“It’s time to organise and get involved”: Meet the students making campus SAFER

“It’s time to organise and get involved”: Meet the students making campus SAFER

Rent strikes, better crisis plans and ensuring staff safety: What are SAFER doing to help students through the coronavirus?
“Students deserve better”: UCU and NUS release joint statement amid Covid crisis

“Students deserve better”: UCU and NUS release joint statement amid Covid crisis

Amid growing numbers of Covid cases on campuses, the NUS and UCU have come together to ask the government to keep students and staff safe
Are our Students’ Union elections fit for purpose?

Are our Students’ Union elections fit for purpose?

In the wake of our recent SU exec elections, Deputy Editor Nicole Wootton-Cane asks if the system is still effective
Zamzam Ibrahim elected NUS President amid groundbreaking reforms at conference

Zamzam Ibrahim elected NUS President amid groundbreaking reforms at conference

Ibrahim becomes the NUS’s third successive female BAME President, as she is elected on a platform of holding a National Student Strike
Viswanathan ‘extremely concerned’ over NUS defunding of International Officer

Viswanathan ‘extremely concerned’ over NUS defunding of International Officer

The 2018/19 NUS International Students’ campaign are ‘extremely concerned’ about proposals to ‘defund’ the role of International Students’ Officer
Plymexit: University of Plymouth SU to leave National Union of Students

Plymexit: University of Plymouth SU to leave National Union of Students

UPSU have raised their concern about the NUS’ value for money for students
Manchester Students’ Union ‘ready to help’ struggling NUS

Manchester Students’ Union ‘ready to help’ struggling NUS

The organisation, which represents 7 million students across the country, might now have to borrow money against the building it owns and cut staff to remain financially viable
Clap-gate takes the world by storm

Clap-gate takes the world by storm

The world’s media has lept on coverage of the SU’s motion to replace audible clapping with BSL “jazz hands”, a story The Mancunion first broke
NUS study reveals a changing student drinking culture

NUS study reveals a changing student drinking culture

New figures from the NUS show rising numbers of students choosing not to drink at university
Student accommodation covered with Grenfell-type cladding

Student accommodation covered with Grenfell-type cladding

Hundreds of students living in un-safe accommodation due to defective cladding
NUS launch Totum to replace NUS Extra

NUS launch Totum to replace NUS Extra

The NUS’ new Totum service and app will replace the eight-year old NUS Extra discount card, which will aim to provide a more holistic engagement platform for students
Shakira Martin re-elected as NUS President

Shakira Martin re-elected as NUS President

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

NUS presidential candidates announced

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

Shakira Martin faces allegations of bullying

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

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

‘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

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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