I'll Turn Up at the General Election

A General Election has been called for Thursday 4th July. Pledge to Turn Up today and we'll send you all the information you need to be able to vote and make your and other students' voices heard.

I'll Turn Up at the General Election

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Voter ID for Students - Get your FREE CitizenCard

Sign here to get your free CitizenCard and we’ll send you everything you need to know about voting in elections. Use code ‘NUS’ to get your free ID (usually £18) today.

Voter ID for Students - Get your FREE CitizenCard

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Cost of Living Campaign

The cost-of-living crisis is pushing students and apprentices to the brink. Sign the petition and support NUS' calls to end the cost-of-living crisis for students and apprentices.

Cost of Living Campaign

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Votes at 16!

16-year-olds have the vote in Scottish and Welsh elections. Now it's time to extend that to General Elections and the rest of the UK. Sign the petition to call for votes at 16 across the UK!

Votes at 16!

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Living Wage for Apprentices!

The apprentice minimum wage is currently £6.40 per hour. This is unliveable, but we have a vision for change. Call on the government to raise the apprentice minimum wage to the Real Living Wage!

Living Wage for Apprentices!

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Will you support students at the next General Election?

There will be a General Election in 2024. The Manifesto of our Future represents the aspirations of students across the UK. This is our future. We’re here for it. Are you?

Will you support students at the next General Election?

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Your national students union

NUS represents university and college students across the UK. Together we achieve national change for students.

As one of the world’s largest student movements, we’re fighting to make education free and lifelong. We believe that education should be accessible and enjoyable for all – and our community of students, educators, activists and advocates are determined to make it happen.

Latest Updates

NUS responds to reports PM will backtrack on Graduate Route visas

Responding to reports that the Prime Minister will tomorrow backtrack on plans to restrict or scrap the graduate route visa, NUS Vice President Higher Education, Chloe Field, said: 

Apprentice Wage Gap Day

Today (17th May), a person on the average salary will have made the amount an apprentice on the minimum wage (£6.40) will make in the entire year. Apprentices who work 40 hours per week for 52 weeks will only make £13,312 per year, that’s just over a third of the...

NUS UK welcomes recommendation by Migration Advisory Committee to maintain the Graduate Route visa

This morning, the Migration Advisory Committee recommended that the government maintain the Graduate Route visa.

New research reveals the benefits of the Graduate Route visa

New research published jointly by the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI), Kaplan International Pathways and the National Union of Students (NUS) and undertaken by London Economics reveals the net benefits to the UK Exchequer of the Graduate Route visa scheme.

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