Weekly Roundup (28 November 2014)

Friday 28-11-2014 - 17:05

Each week we bring you a summary of the best tweets and photos from the world of students' unions as well as stories about NUS in the press.


What happened on NUS Connect this week?
In a week which saw us welcome back Aston Students' Union back to the NUS family with open arms, we also got up to much more on Connect. Led by our Women's Officer, Susuana Antubam, we kicked off our #ReclaimYourCampus campaign on Tuesday. We're running the campaign as part of the UN's 16 days of activism against gender violence and so far there have been shining examples of actions. Yester
day's Takeover Thursday focussed on the importance of voter registration as a first step in getting politicians to put student matters first. 

Elsewhere on Connect, we interviewed the aclaimed American-British playwright, novelist and critic Bonnie Greer to discuss her views on women in leadership and we were joined in the Hot Seat by Kat Stark, Chief Executive at University of West London Students' Union.

Tweets of the week

Takeover Thursday Poll Results
Thanks to everyone who took part in yesterday's Facebook poll which asked 'Do you think it's important for students to vote in the next general election?', 78.6 per cent of you believed that it was important, compared with 21.4 per cent who disagreed. 

NUS in the press




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