National Union of Students


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National Union of Students

A voluntary membership confederation of 600 students’ unions, which encompasses over 95% of higher and further education unions in the UK, and represents the interests of over 7 million students.

Mission
Promote, defend and extend the rights of students, develop and champion students’ unions and provide students a national voice. NUS fights barriers to education and empowers students to shape both a quality learning experience and the world around them, supporting influential, democratic and well-resourced unions, and providing research, representation, training and expert advice for students and students’ unions.
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It is disgusting that international students continue to be used as a political football by politicians who seem either incapable of understanding, or are simply uncaring about the impact of their decisions on individuals, universities and the UK economy," National Union of Students (NUS) president Liam Burns said.
David Barrow, president of the National Union of Students said the demand for Muslim prayer rooms was increasing and space was a problem.
Notes for editors: Members of the National Union of Students whose conference is underway in Blackpool will join George in wrapping the Blackpool tram.
THE National Union of Students in Wales has elected its next president.
The march had been organised by the National Union of Students, and the Students' Union at Teesside provided coaches for those wanting to attend the demonstration.
Low wage rates and "stark failings" in information from careers services in schools, colleges and universities were highlighted in a report by the National Union of Students (NUS).
The national Educate, Employ, Empower protest, organised by the National Union of Students, was expected to see thousands of banner waving university students march through central London culminating in a 3pm rally at Kennington Park.
The National Union of Students (NUS) claimed that the British Government has treated foreign students 'like a political football' by revoking the university's licence.
The University of Wolverhampton's Students' Union has been named most improved union at the National Union of Students (NUS) Green Impact Awards.
The National Union of Students and Unison are launching a campaign calling on institutions, including private contractors working on campuses, to pay all of their workforce a fair salary.
Launched in 2003, the coalition is led by the British Youth Council, the Children's Rights Alliance for England, the Co-operative Group, the National Union of Students and the Scottish Youth Parliament.
The National Union of Students has recognised that the sort of campaign it has been running may not generate the results it seeks and so it is advocating talking to universities.
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