Wed 04 Dec 2013
NUS Scotland are working with a team of student volunteers to support local student-led campaigns in Scotland.
In too many cases essential staff at our colleges and universities aren’t being paid enough to live off, and at the same time are often subject to zero hour contracts. We want to improve the conditions for staff at our institutions, and at the same time make sure that students’ rights in the workplace are protected.
Over the last few years we’ve seen an increase in the number of students taking out payday loans, sometimes they are seen as the only option to make sure that they can put food on the table. We want to make sure that students aren’t putting themselves at risk of high risk debt and instead are able to access safer options if they need to take out a loan.
Tue 03 Dec 2013
At NUS Scotland Zone Conference students from a range of students’ associations gave a 5 minute pitch about a campaign that they were running on their campus.
NUS Scotland Zone Conference was held on 25-26 November 2013 at Surgeon’s Hall in Edinburgh.
Wed 27 Nov 2013
NUS Scotland are conducting a survey to find out about experiences in study - we want to know about your course, your students’ association/union and your fellow students.
Thu 21 Nov 2013
Emily Beever, President for Charities and Community at Aberdeen Unviersity Students' Association writes about their new initiatives as part of their RAG week and how it has increased student engagement.
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My name is Gordon Maloney and, as President, I head up the 12 other executive officers who lead the organisation.
I lead the work of the Priority Network together with Priority Campaign Convenors Kelly-Marie Parry and Xander McDade.
Our previous work
Over the past three years, NUS Scotland, the Priority Campaign and thousands of students across Scotland have all achieved some huge wins:
Our work for 2013-14
Over the next year, we’re looking to build on these further, with our work focusing on:
For more information about the work of the Priority Network, get in touch, follow me on Twitter @gordonmaloney or find the Priority Network on Facebook.