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A staged equal marriage ceremony will be held at the steps of the Assembly at Stormont today, 22nd May at 1pm to mark the second anniversary of the successful marriage equality referendum in the Republic of Ireland. The event has been arranged by student activists to celebrate the second anniversary of the referendum but also […]

Posted Monday, May 22nd, 2017

NUS-USI will be attending the An Dream Dearg rally on Saturday in Belfast to add the student movement’s voice to growing calls for the creation of an Irish Language Act here. NUS-USI President Fergal McFerran said: “At our annual conference a number of weeks ago our members overwhelming endorsed the call for an Irish Language […]

Posted Wednesday, May 17th, 2017


Fergal McFerran, NUS-USI President   Last week I received word from the Committee on Standards and Privileges that the application to form the All Party Group (APG) on Students in the Northern Ireland Assembly has been accepted. The Group are now formally allowed to meet and our plans to make sure that the voice of […]

Posted Sunday, November 13th, 2016