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Drug Survey Press Release

Drug Survey Press Release

Thursday 26 April 2018

Survey Shows Trends in Student Drug Use, and Failing Institutional Responses First ever survey of student drug use by NUS finds that institutions are failing to protect students from the potential harms of drugs   The National Union of Students (NUS) have today released a report on student drug use and drug policies in the UK, in collaboration with Release (the national centre of expertise on drugs and drugs law).

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Poverty Commission Press Release

Poverty Commission Press Release

Thursday 26 April 2018

The National Union of Students (NUS) have today released a ground breaking report on working-class students and the real life affects and barriers that face them throughout post-16 education. The report makes a series of recommendations to the government and calls for a living income for all students.  Working with fantastic ambassadors and commissioners who in turn listened to the experiences of small focus groups the commission took a holistic approach to research. The report also draws on submissions of evidence from further and higher education students, apprentices, students’ unions experts and agencies. The report provides a unique look at the class related social barriers and financial issues that are some of the biggest barriers to social mobility in post-16 education.

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NUS responds to Labour free bus travel pledge

NUS responds to Labour free bus travel pledge

Thursday 12 April 2018

Labour is announcing a new policy to fund free bus for under 25 years olds, a move claimed could help up to 13 million young people save up to £1,000 a year. The National Union of Students (NUS) welcomes this pledge – we represent over 7 million students in further and higher education, a majority of whom would be set to benefit from these proposals.  

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Joint UCU-NUS statement on the USS pensions dispute

Joint UCU-NUS statement on the USS pensions dispute

Tuesday 30 January 2018

Last week UCU's higher education committee agreed to launch an industrial action ballot in the dispute over the future of USS. After a meeting between Shakira Martin, NUS President and Sally Hunt, UCU General Secretary, NUS and UCU today are publishing a joint statement. You can read an earlier joint NUS-UCU statement from December 2017 here.

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