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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 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 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’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

  Responding to the occupation in Queen’s University by a group of campaigners hoping to see the institution commit to divest from companies linked to fossil fuel extraction, NUS-USI President Fergal McFerran said, “A group of students had taken non-violent, direct action to take a principled stand for something they care passionately about. Something we […]

Posted Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

Following the Belfast High Court ruling that Northern Ireland’s abortion legislation is in breach of human rights law, NUS-USI Women’s Officer Jo Gowers said this clearly illustrates the urgent need for a change in legislation on abortion. NUS-USI has been working to deliver a change in the abortion law, and believes that it is essential […]

Posted Monday, November 30th, 2015

      Student movement and Northern Ireland Youth Forum commit to joint campaigning for the future based on shared values. Today at the annual sitting of the Northern Ireland Youth Congress at Parliament Buildings, Stormont, NUS-USI and NIYF signed a historic new partnership agreement based on collaborative campaigning activity. NUS-USI President Fergal McFerran, commenting […]

Posted Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

NIYF – NUS-USI Partnership

Posted Wednesday, November 25th, 2015
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