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 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.  

Press Statement | NUS-USI President Condemns Proposed Cuts to Nursing Student Places in Northern Ireland

NUS-USI is deeply concerned at the Department of Health's decision to cut the number of nursing student places in Northern Ireland.

Local Elections 2023

There are local council elections coming up on 18th May 2023 and we have made a mini manifesto for students from our Cost of Survival Report calling on candidates to use their powers if elected to stand up for students in their council area.  It is also really important you...

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