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Responding to new restrictions which require universities and colleges to move to online learning in most cases, NUS-USI President Ellen Fearon said, “I welcome the move to online learning for university and college students in all courses except where it is unavoidable. This is in line with recommendations from SAGE, and while in-person teaching is a […]

Posted Thursday, October 15th, 2020

The student leaders of Ireland, Northern Ireland and the United Kingdom have today written to Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Brandon Lewis MP, to request an urgent meeting following the Internal Market Bill passing its Second Reading in the House of Commons. The Minister had previously confirmed that current British Government strategy on Brexit […]

Posted Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020


By NUS-USI Women’s Officer Jill McManus The year 2018 set the scene for a rising tide of feminist activism around sexual violence and harassment, with several high-profile sexual assault cases in Northern Ireland and Ireland, Dr Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony to the US Senate and the #MeToo movement making sexual violence a prominent discussion for […]

Posted Friday, August 23rd, 2019