With a career spanning several decades, former broadcaster Anna Ford has seen it all when it comes to gender politics in society. She tells Spotlight about her tenure as president of the University of Manchester Students’ Union and her experience at the top of British television.
Fairtrade Fortnight 2014 marks the launch of a unique campaign that aims to ensure those at the sharp end of the supply chain, the millions of struggling banana farmers and workers, get a fair deal.
This September, the people of Scotland have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: to have their say on a referendum question which will have a lasting impact for generations. Sinéad Wylie, NUS Scotland vice president (communities), looks at the role of the student movement in the big vote.
NUS community organiser Maggie Hayes previews the new scheme to increase voter engagement across the student movement.
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.
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.
Thu 13 Feb 2014
Welcome week is a great time to engage new students in liberation campaigns – but how best to get them involved? Abdi Mohamed, liberatio...read more
Tue 04 Feb 2014
Becci King, student adviser at LiverpoolSU, outlines their new approach to workshop advice sessions....read more
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
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