Yes to the NUS

In this year alone, the National Union of Students (NUS) has presented evidence against the illegal deportation of 50,000 international students at a Home Affairs Select Committee, given evidence at the UN against the Islamophobic Prevent agenda, and convinced the government to reverse £41 million worth of cuts to Higher Education funding. The NUS does […]

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OUSU needs involvement, not insults

As someone involved in the workings of OUSU, I am starting to get slightly tired of the latest trend in the student press, which involves reeling off ranting comment pieces, slamming OUSU, OUSU Council, OUSU members, OUSU’s campaigns – or in fact, anything else within reach. A recent example of this came in Alexander Rankine’s […]

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On student unions and Israeli apartheid

“We are free today in this land because so many of our friends throughout the world supported us… [Students] were able to change the moral compass in your country…” Nobel Peace Laureate Desmond Tutu is better placed than most to comment on the success students can have by standing in solidarity with oppressed peoples throughout […]

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