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NUS-USI hosted its annual women’s conference on Tuesday 16 February in the Canada Room at Queen’s University Belfast. Here are photos from the event. The conference hosted elections, discussions and workshops. Jo Gowers, NUS-USI Women’s officer welcomed delegates from QUBSU, UUSU, St Mary’s and Belfast Met to conference. Clare Bailey, Deputy Leader of the Green […]

Posted Friday, February 19th, 2016

  With the upcoming referendum on the U.K.’s membership of the European Union likely to be held before the end of the summer this year, we’ve partnership with EU Debate NI, a project of the Centre for Democracy and Peace Building to host an event which will examine the potential impacts of remaining in, or […]

Posted Thursday, February 18th, 2016

Yesterday, Thursday 11 February 2016, Queen’s University Belfast Students’ Union held a constitutional referendum on its membership of NUS-USI. We are delighted to report that Queen’s students voted overwhelmingly in favour of reaffirming their students’ union’s affiliation to NUS-USI with a 93% vote in favour. Commenting on the news, NUS-USI President Fergal McFerran said: “I’m […]

Posted Friday, February 12th, 2016

NUS-USI has launched its student manifesto saying that to deliver a vibrant and prosperous society our politicians must place students at the centre of decision-making in Northern Ireland. NUS-USI launched the Owning Our Future manifesto asks document today at the Belfast Metropolitan College building in Titanic Quarter. The manifesto focuses on education, work and society, […]

Posted Friday, February 5th, 2016

The NUS-USI student manifesto was launched today, Friday 5 February, at an event held at Belfast Metropolitan College.

Posted Friday, February 5th, 2016

NUS-USI will be on board the campervan of dreams from Monday 1 February until Friday 5 February as the student movement undertakes a tour of campuses across Northern Ireland to encourage students to register to vote. President of NUS-USI Fergal McFerran said: “Overall voter turnout for elections to the Assembly has dropped by over 14% […]

Posted Monday, February 1st, 2016

NUS-USI teamed up with the ‘Campervan of dreams’ for its voter registration tour across the country.  The tour took place from 1-5 February and culminated in an event at Belfast Metropolitan College on Friday 5th to launch the NUS-USI student manifesto Students from universities and colleges in Omagh, Armagh, Coleraine, L’Derry, Downpatrick and Belfast were […]

Posted Thursday, February 4th, 2016

NUS-USI’s manifesto launch is happening on Friday 5 February at 11am. It is taking place at Belfast Metropolitan College’s Titanic Building, 7 Queen’s Road, Belfast BT3 9 FQ (in the conference hall) NUS-USI President Fergal McFerran will give a speech to launch NUS-USI’s manifesto asks document. The event will incorporate a range of guest speakers […]

Posted Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

  Following reports of a 21 year old woman from County Down being ordered to stand trial for taking and providing abortion inducing tablets, NUS-USI Women’s Officer Jo Gowers has again reiterated the need to change abortion legislation in Northern Ireland. NUS-USI has been campaigning alongside other organisations and activists to ensure that legislation is […]

Posted Thursday, January 14th, 2016

Congratulations to Bronagh McClarnon from Ulster University who has won the prize of a £100 book voucher having entered our Owning Our Future prize draw! Bronagh is a final year undergrad studying BSC Hons in Property Investment, appraisal and development at Jordanstown. Bronagh thinks Northern Ireland would be better for students if … “…we had […]

Posted Wednesday, December 16th, 2015
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