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NUS-USI President, Robert Murtagh, has praised Westminster MPs who voted for amendments to the Northern Ireland (Executive Formation) Bill 2019 to legislate for marriage equality and decriminalisation of abortion if the executive cannot be formed by 21 October 2019. NUS-USI continues to urge politician’s in NI to give young people and students’ hope by delivering […]

Posted Tuesday, July 9th, 2019

NUS-USI President Olivia Potter-Hughes has called for politicians here to give students and young people hope for a better future by delivering a deal to restore devolved government in Northern Ireland. NUS-USI exists as part of a U.K. and all Ireland partnership with NUS and USI, and was created more than two decades before the […]

Posted Tuesday, June 4th, 2019


Since the overwhelming referendum result to repeal the 8th Amendment on 26th May 2018, abortion law in Northern Ireland has been under the spotlight. And rightly so. It should appall us that we live with a status quo which sees 28 people a week travel to Great Britain to access abortion services and an unknown […]

Posted Friday, March 8th, 2019