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NUS-USI has welcomed new legislative provision in the Republic of Ireland that protects students from the UK against higher fees in the Republic of Ireland, which would have resulted due to Brexit. NUS-USI said that this news is a major win for the student movements across these islands who have been campaigning for a number […]

Posted Friday, March 8th, 2019

Following the announcement of Northern Ireland’s budget, NUS-USI President Olivia Potter-Hughes said the Department for the Economy must adjust investment priorities to deliver additional funding for tertiary education and apprenticeships, to help protect Northern Ireland from potential negative impacts of Brexit. NUS-USI President Olivia Potter-Hughes said: “To give Northern Ireland a chance of withstanding the […]

Posted Friday, March 1st, 2019


Since the overwhelming referendum result to repeal the 8th Amendment on 26th May 2018, abortion law in Northern Ireland has been under the spotlight. And rightly so. It should appall us that we live with a status quo which sees 28 people a week travel to Great Britain to access abortion services and an unknown […]

Posted Friday, March 8th, 2019