NUS-USI was well represented at the marriage equality rally which took place in Belfast city centre on Saturday 13 June. NUS-USI LGBT Officer Colin Chan said Northern Ireland must follow the lead of Ireland and Britain and deliver marriage equality. He said that failure to create measures to implement marriage equality urgently could potentially damage Northern […]

Posted Friday, June 12th, 2015

Following the DEL Minister’s launch of a consultation on financial arrangements for postgraduate and part-time students, NUS-USI President Rebecca Hall has said that any changes must robustly address the significant financial worries that exist for students in Northern Ireland. NUS-USI President Rebecca Hall said: “I will examine with interest the proposals that the Minister has […]

Posted Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

#Marchforequality NUS-USI is calling on students and young people to support a march for Civil Marriage Equality.  On June 13 a march will leave Writer’s Square, Belfast at 2pm and then a rally will take place at the front of Belfast City Hall. This action calls for legislation for same-sex marriage in Northern Ireland. The […]

Posted Thursday, May 28th, 2015

On May 22 voters in Ireland will take part in a national referendum on marriage equality. Since USI Congress 2012, USI has had a unanimous mandate to campaign for marriage equality. According to a number of student polls, well over 90% of students are favour of marriage equality. A poll in National University of Ireland […]

Posted Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Student voters across Northern Ireland are going to the polls today to select 18 MPs in the general election. There are 200,000 students in Northern Ireland and at the last election in Northern Ireland, only 51.3 per cent of 18-24 year olds voted. Now, we know that not all students are young people, but when such a […]

Posted Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Join us on Saturday 2 May, for the annual May Day march held in Belfast.

Posted Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Fergal McFerran has been elected as next NUS-USI President at NUS-USI conference at the Hilton Hotel in Templepatrick.

Posted Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

Welcome to the new NUS-USI website – your window to everything NUS-USI

Posted Thursday, January 15th, 2015

This year students from across the length and breadth of Northern Ireland will congregate in Templepatrick for NUS-USI’s annual conference. 

Posted Thursday, January 15th, 2015