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Day of action - Get real on youth issues

Day of action - Get real on youth issues

Thursday 29 January 2015NUS News

The future for young people is looking bleaker and bleaker, whether it’s being able to afford the rising costs attached to studying in both further and higher education or finding work that doesn’t exploit them, times are tough for an entire generation. Today, join students around the UK take action on greater support for young people - #GenerationVote

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Students turn to porn to fill the gaps in their sex education

Students turn to porn to fill the gaps in their sex education

Thursday 29 January 2015Welfare and Student Rights

In a NUS survey, students agree that porn is a standard part of a young person’s life. The results reinforce our call for statutory Sex and Relationships Education (SRE) as part of our New Deal general election manifesto. 90 per cent of the 2,500 respondents, who are now in university, echo the call.

In a NUS survey, students agree that porn is a standard part of a young person’s life. The results...

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The future of democracy

The future of democracy

Monday 26 January 2015NUS News

The Internet is teeming with endless amounts of information and ways of communicating with individuals, organisations and soon governments. The Digital Democracy Commission has announced their plans to make democracy in the UK more accessible online that include introducing online voting and broadcasting debates and committees from Parliament online.

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Take climate action for Go Green Week 2015

Take climate action for Go Green Week 2015

Friday 23 January 2015Green Zone

As the fossil fuel industry continues to expand its profits and climate change's grip across the globe, the global divestment movement has become one of the fastest growing social movements in recent history. In the UK, Go Green Week on 9-15 February 2015 will bring together students to demand that their institutions pull money out of fossil fuel companies, with the University of Glasgow being the first university to divest from fossil fuels in Europe.

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