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President of NUS-USI, Fergal McFerran, said: “The current impasse at Stormont is regrettable, even more so at a time when we need strong, cohesive and stable government to deal with the many significant challenges facing us. “Today I am reflecting on the thousands of young people who leave Northern Ireland to make a future for […]

Posted Monday, January 16th, 2017

NUS-USI President Fergal McFerran has expressed alarm at the 16% decrease in the number of students going to further education colleges in Northern Ireland in the last three years. President of NUS-USI, Fergal McFerran, said: “This is a staggering drop in the number of students accessing Further Education here. Our FE colleges are quite often […]

Posted Friday, December 9th, 2016


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