Camila Batmanghelidjh CBE has founded two charities, Kids Company and Place2Be, and works to support vulnerable children throughout the UK. She talks to Spotlight about her work, dealing with challenges and what inspires her.
More and more students are choosing to spend time abroad as part of a course, while a large number of foreign students continue to come to the UK each year. Catherine Thwaites, NUS Scotland international education officer, explains how the student experience is going global.
How many of the staff at your organisation would recommend it as a great place to work?
At Nottingham Trent Students’ Union, it’s 97 per cent! And, with an overall engagement score of 98 per cent, they won the award for ‘Highest Employee Engagement’ at NUS Convention 2014, as NUS HR senior consultant Claire Marsland explains.
The mantra for all of us working in students’ unions these days is student engagement. By achieving meaningful engagement, we build legitimacy and, ultimately, support for what we are doing. But how do we do it? Tom Berry, marketing and communications manager at the University of Bristol Students’ Union, has five ideas.
Frances O'Grady, general secretary of the Trades Union Congress, speaks to NUS about how she became a leader and explains what we can do to level the gender gap in leadership positions.
Liberty director Shami Chakrabarti shares her experiences of being a leader and gives her views on gender inequality.
Tue 05 Aug 2014
NUS vice president (welfare) Colum McGuire talks about student welfare in the movement and in society as the post approaches its 40...read more