One of the key priorities of NUS president Toni Pearce is advancing the role of women in leadership. As part of this we’ve been speaking to some of the country’s most influential women with backgrounds in politics, education and business, to ask them what can be done to encourage more women to seek leadership roles.
NUS community organiser Maggie Hayes tells us about a scheme to increase voter registration and engage stidents with their communities in the run-up to the general election.
A new NEF/NUS report investigates trends in employment for study-leavers as youth unemployment rises. NUS communications producer Tom O’Brien looks into the modern jobs economy.
Award-winning journalist Paris Lees talks to Spotlight about feminism and how the internet has helped change its public perception.
Listen to an interview with Rebecca Hobbs, director of marketing at Hertfordshire Students' Union on their success with student housing.
Tom Newman, opportunities manager at the University of Gloucestershire Students' Union, explains how students are taking the lead with a new social enterprise.
Wed 27 Nov 2013
We need to reconsider the traits we desire in leadership roles, argues writer Reni Eddo-Lodge....read more
Stereotypes about the movement are preventing some women from identifying as feminists. NUS national women’s officer Kelley Temple challenges the clichés....read more
Gareth Hughes, membership services manager at Coventry
University Students’ Union, considers how student advice
services may need to adapt in a time of unp...read more
Fri 13 Sep 2013
Poppleston Allen partner Graeme Cushion looks at how recent developments to early-morning restriction orders and the late night levy might affe...read more
Jo Walters, membership engagement co-ordinator at the University of Sussex Students’ Union, writes about a #SU13 workshop facilitated by John Berg (Tee...read more
Charlie Roper, president at the University of West England Students’ Union (UWESU), writes about a #SU13 workshop on leading service at Leeds University Union....read more