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Following news today that international students boost the Northern Ireland economy to the value of £170m, NUS-USI President Olivia Potter-Hughes has said that students’ concerns about Brexit must be acted upon to try and ensure there’s no decrease in international students here post-Brexit. This figure comes from a report from the Higher Education Policy Institute […]

Posted Friday, January 12th, 2018

On the day that a budget bill for Northern Ireland is being put though Westminster, NUS-USI President Olivia Potter-Hughes said politicians must wake up to the need for an immediate deal on devolution here. She said a lack of a government here, coupled with Brexit, could leave thousands of students and young people feeling that […]

Posted Monday, November 13th, 2017


CW- Domestic Violence By Olivia Potter-Hughes, NUS-USI President For anyone who knows me, I do not generally shy away from personal conversations. I have always been if anything, a bit of an over sharer and somewhat lacking in a filter around my opinions and experiences. When I ran for NUS-USI President, I gave a speech […]

Posted Sunday, December 10th, 2017