NewsShowing 1446 – 1450 of 1478 results

Mental health

Mental health

Wednesday 30 July 2008Campaigns News

On average, one in four of us will experience a mental health problem within the course of a year (that’s 25 per cent of all students). Mental ill health can affect anyone, irrespective of age, ethnicity, religion, gender or sexual orientation. Yet there’s still a huge amount of prejudice attached to it. 55 per cent of people with mental illnesses can’t face telling their colleagues about their experience of mental distress. We believe this is wrong and that people with mental health issues should be able to disclose this information without fear of discrimination.

On average, one in four of us will experience a mental health problem within the course of a year...

Find out more

Disabled students in further education

Disabled students in further education

Wednesday 30 July 2008Campaigns News

NUS won a victory in July 2007 when the government announced that it would overhaul the existing disabled students’ allowance (DSA): a system that provides equipment and human support to disabled students in higher education (HE). For the latest on the 2010 Disabled Students' Campaign in Further Education, click here. 

NUS won a victory in July 2007 when the government announced that it would overhaul the existing...

Find out more

Why do we need a black students' campaign?

Why do we need a black students' campaign?

Wednesday 30 July 2008Black Students

Too often, the perspective of black students is marginalised from the curriculum or from the mainstream of student life. Too often, our student experience is marred by the racism we encounter in education, at work and in wider society. And too often, our needs are neglected, our views are excluded, and our presence is under-represented in the decision-making process.

Too often, the perspective of black students is marginalised from the curriculum or from the...

Find out more