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Economy Minister Diane Dodds has announced an additional £1.4million to alleviate student hardship, bringing the total available to £5.6million in the 2020/21 financial year. NUS-USI President Robert Murtagh has welcomed the news, saying that it will offer support to the most vulnerable students. “We welcome today’s announcement of an additional £1.4 million for student hardship, […]

Posted Tuesday, June 23rd, 2020

The president of NUS-USI and NUS Women’s Officer have backed an Alliance for Choice campaign calling on Sinn Féin MLAs to withdraw support for a DUP motion to restrict all “non-fatal anomalies” abortions. The DUP motion is tabled for debate at Stormont on Tuesday 2nd June and Sinn Féin have proposed a supportive amendment. NUS-USI […]

Posted Monday, June 1st, 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