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A black students' officer in every students' union

A black students' officer in every students' union

Monday 28 July 2008Black Students

Black students make up 20 per cent of NUS’ membership, yet we’re among the least represented groups in its democratic structures. Across the UK, less than five per cent of all elected officers are black, while similar levels of under-representation are experienced within the national structures of NUS.

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Stop the BNP

Stop the BNP

Monday 28 July 2008Black Students

Unite against Fascism (UAF) is a broad national campaign that brings together cross-party MPS and MEPs, trade unions, the anti-racist and anti-fascist movement, the black and faith communities, lesbian and gay communities, disabled people, students and others, against the British National Party (BNP), which has been receiving high votes in recent elections.

Unite against Fascism (UAF) is a broad national campaign that brings together cross-party MPS and...

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What is LGBT History Month?

What is LGBT History Month?

Tuesday 22 July 2008LGBT

February 2005 saw the first LGBT History Month celebrated in the United Kingdom. The month is a chance for LGBT people to showcase all aspects of the diverse LGBT community to the wider population. It can be used as a time to study LGBT history and literature, while also celebrating the contributions of gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans people to world history and current events. It can also act as a lever for wider cultural change.

February 2005 saw the first LGBT History Month celebrated in the United Kingdom. The month is a...

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