Last week (3 – 7 September)
Wednesday 5 September
NUS/LSIS student governor steering group
Steve Coole, policy delivery manager reviewed progress of the student governor support programme and started planning for the 2013 national student governor forum. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Thursday 6 September
World Student Environment Summit
Jamie Agombar, ethical and environmental manager ran a workshop on our behaviour change work. Contact email@example.com for more info.
Next week (17 – 21 September)
Monday 17 September
People and Planet meeting
Liam Burns, NUS president; Dannie Grufferty, vice president society and citizenship; and Jamie Agombar, ethical and environmental manager will discuss how we can work together more effectively. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info
Tuesday 18 September
Student governor support programme briefing events
Gareth Lindop, policy and development advisor (north) will attend the first of seven briefing events across the country to launch the 2012/13 programme to 47 colleges. Contact email@example.com for more info.
Post-16 education bill stakeholder sounding board
Robin Parker, NUS Scotland president will be arguing for strong, effective and enforceable legislation on widening access. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Meeting with president of Ireland, Michael D Higgins
All full time officers in Ireland have been invited to Irish president, Michael D Higgins’ home, Áras an Uachtaráin for the ‘Being young and Irish’ programme to discuss education and youth employment. Contact email@example.com for more info.
Policy and public affairs day at Stormont
NUS-USI is running this event aimed at student officers and staff, giving an opportunity to engage with politicians and see the NI assembly in action. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Wednesday 19 September
UCU Northern Ireland
Adrianne Peltz, NUS-USI president and Ian Williamson, policy and public affairs officer will discuss support for campaigns this year and #demo2012. Contact email@example.com for more info.