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NUS-USI President Fergal McFerran has stated that it’s very troubling that the number of UCAS student applications in Northern Ireland has decreased by 5% in the past year, and that the number of 25-29 years old applicants has fallen by a staggering 21% in this time. President of NUS-USI, Fergal McFerran, said: “This is an […]

Posted Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

Today, Friday 27th January student leaders from universities and colleges across Northern Ireland are meeting to discuss the ongoing political crisis. The meeting has been convened by NUS-USI President Fergal McFerran to ensure collective action is taken by the student movement to address the growing frustration that many students and young people have with politics […]

Posted Friday, January 27th, 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