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'On International Women's Day support the strikes taking place around the world.' From NUS Women's Officer Hareem Ghani [ Bit.ly Link ] #IWD2017

International Women’s Day: support the strikes @ NUS connect

In the wake of the UUK Taskforce Report examining violence against women, harassment and hate crime affecting university students many have asked what next for the campaign.

That’s why NUS as part of the Liber8 campaign are hosting a one day event bringing together officers, activists, experts and staff to discuss and plan our work on sexual violence in the future.

There will be interactive...
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It Stops Here campaign day

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As we close in on the historic election of the 1st Trans officer in Europe, we're taking a look back on our proudest moments as an organisation:
Join us on Friday 24 March for a campaign day for anyone with an interest in mental health campaigns.

Sessions on the day will include:

- The causes of mental health issues or difficulties among students
- Presentations on liberation and mental health
- Mental health services and how we campaign to improve them

The day is suitable for any students' union officers and students with an...
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Mental health campaign day

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Join us on Monday 20 March at Sheffield Hallam SU for a campaign day for education activists.

Sessions will include the following:
- ‘Education activism: what’s next?’ panel
- Liberate the curriculum: how to make what you’re taught and how you’re taught at your university work for all students
- NSS boycott: the final push
- Effective campaigning skills workshops
- Students not...
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Education activist campaign day

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After years of campaigning, it was announced yesterday that sex and relationship education (SRE) will now become compulsory in schools: [ Bit.ly Link ]

What are your memories from your Sex Education classes?
In a massive win for students, the govt have announced that Sex and Relationship education (SRE) will now become compulsory in classrooms across the country
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In just one week we'll be making history - electing the first full time Trans officer in Europe. Here's a reminder of why it's so important to us:

Why The NUS Is Proud To Elect A Full-Time Trans Officer

International students make up 20% of the student population. Can you imagine your education without them?

[ Bit.ly Link ] #1DayWithoutUs
Tomorrow from 10am

The government announced this morning that they're beginning to sell off pre-2012 student loans to private companies.

Sounds like a dodgy deal to us...[ Bit.ly Link ]

NUS President Malia Bouattia will be speaking alongside others like Shami Chakrabarti, Caroline Lucas and Lily Allen at an emergency demo outside 10 Downing Street tonight at 6pm in protest at US President Trump’s new draconian immigration measures which bans people from 7 Muslim-majority countries from entering the US.

Emergency demo against Trump's #MuslimBan and UK complicity

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"...all Jews include the duty to repair the world, Tikkun Olam, in our weekly Aleynu prayers. That duty feels more urgent and more difficult at the moment, as we face so many threats to that British value...If we are to fulfil that duty then we must stand not only against anti-semitism but also against its equally ugly sister islamophobia." Sue Lukes' NUS blog on Holocaust Memorial Day
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Sue Lukes: Holocaust Memorial Day and how life can go on @ NUS connect

Reflections from Jewish student Izzy Lenga on #HMD2017 : "It must still feel impossible to come to terms with what happened. But it is our responsibility to rebuild and unite, ensuring that life can go on for those who survived and continue to survive genocides." [ Nusconnect.org.uk Link ]

Holocaust Memorial Day: reflections of a Jewish student @ NUS connect

"We must remember and pay respect to the many people that were lost, whilst taking the opportunity to consider how we, as a movement can oppose racism, fascism and oppression in all its forms." #HMD2017

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In the wake of government attacks on our education and futures, #Liber8 has landed ✊✊

Be a part of it: [ Bit.ly Link ]
What's all this about the National Student Survey?

UCL Union break it down and tell you why you should NOT fill it in this year.

❌ Don't be fooled - the NSS survey is being used by the UK government to increase your tuition fees ❌

Students Are Boycotting The Government's "Trojan Horse" Plan To Hike Fees