Dear Rishi Sunak: Stop making it harder for young people to vote

Rishi Sunak has made it illegal for universities to block register students on the electoral roll. And he introduced new ID laws – which he was warned would hit young people hardest. With a general election set to happen in the next year, we won’t let anything stop young people from having their say.

Dear Rishi Sunak: Stop making it harder for young people to vote

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Cost of Survival

Students are struggling to survive in this cost of living crisis and being completely forgotten about by government. We are calling for: a student support payment, rent freeze and free transport. Sign up today!

Cost of Survival

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NUS-USI is your national union representing all university and college students in Northern Ireland.

We are unique, as one of the first organisations in Northern Ireland that was set up to work on both an all - Ireland and all – UK basis.   

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NUS-USI President says urgent action must be taken on Eliminating Violence Against Women and Girls strategy

Chloe Ferguson joined marchers on Saturday 25 November for the Reclaim the Night rally, a powerful demonstration against intimidation, discrimination, and violence against women and girls in Northern Ireland.

Students' Rental Guide: Navigating the Private Rented Sector Safely in Northern Ireland

Are you a student renting in Northern Ireland and a problem has arisen? Whether you're currently renting or are in the process of finding accommodation, it's important to stay well-informed about your rights and equipped with essential information to ensure you can rent safely and securely. With the private rented sector...

NUS-USI calls for fair pay, investment and respect for Further Education staff across Northern Ireland.

UCU have announced that its members in Further Education colleges across Northern Ireland will be engaged in strike action, for the week commencing 18th September. Following UCU’s announcement, NUS-USI President Chloe Ferguson commented: “Staff teaching conditions are students’ learning conditions. Students stand in solidarity with the striking lecturers across Northern...

Young people and learners collateral damage in devastating cuts

NUS-USI has said that proposed cuts to higher and further education are set to undermine progress on widening participation and result in an exodus of young people from universities and colleges as learning becomes an “unaffordable luxury” for thousands of students in Northern Ireland.  

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