Last week (8 – 12 October)
Monday 8 October
Conservative Party Conference
Liam Burns, NUS president and Rachel Wenstone, VP higher education attended numerous fringes challenging the current tuition fees regime, loss of EMA and London Met situation. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Wednesday 10 October
Youth Fight for Jobs
Vicki Baars, VP union development discussed youth and study leaver unemployment. Contact email@example.com for more info.
Friday 12 October
University of Wolverhampton board of governors
Liam Burns gave a presentation on increasing student financial support, more power for students in governance and decision making, and protection of student loan terms and conditions. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Next week (22 – 27 October)
Tuesday 23 October
O2 and Bauer Media
Vicki Baars and Lewis Coakley, HE union development officer will be attending the launch of a new social action partnership between O2 and Bauer Media which will bring some unique support to young people faced by the unemployment crisis. Contact email@example.com for more info.
Wednesday 24 October
Meeting with Nick Clegg, deputy prime minister
Liam Burns will be discussing the government’s social mobility strategy, international students and the Liberal Democrats in the 2015 General Election. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Saturday 27 October
UK Youth Parliament
Liam Burns will deliver training in public speaking and will talk about students’ unions/NUS. Contact email@example.com for more info.
TUC ‘A Future that Works’ march
NUS officers and staff will be attending. Toni Pearce, VP further education will be speaking in solidarity with trade unionists and promoting #Demo2012. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.