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Students cannot become collateral damage in the trade talks between the UK and EU, student leaders from across the UK and Ireland told the chief negotiator for the European Commission, Michel Barnier, today. The delegation included NUS-USI President Robert Murtagh, Union of Students Ireland (USI) President Lorna Fitzpatrick and the UK’s National Union of Students […]

Posted Wednesday, March 4th, 2020

Following a vote in Belfast City Council on 2 March 2020 which calls on the Economy Minister to rule out a rise in tuition fees, President Robert Murtagh said: “I am delighted that Belfast City Council has passed this motion recognising the value that students bring to the city and reassuring them that the Council […]

Posted Tuesday, March 3rd, 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