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18 September 2019
As university campuses reawaken for a new academic year, what are the major issues facing students - and how can they fight back?
3 July 2019
At their last meeting as members of the University of Lincoln Student Union's Board of Trustees, the elected executive committee members put a motion through removing the student union from the National Union of Students (NUS), effective from 31 December.
17 April 2019
National Union of Socialists (NUS) conference met this year in Glasgow to decide the future of the union. The so-called 'turnaround motion', drawn up by the leadership in response to a financial black hole in NUS accounts, was passed.
10 April 2019
The National Union of Students is on the brink of bankruptcy thanks to successive right-wing leaderships
12 December 2018
Reports have surfaced that the National Union of Students (NUS) is facing a profound financial crisis, estimated to lead the NUS to bankruptcy by April 2019.
12 December 2018
Socialist Students at Liverpool John Moores University has been successful in getting David Hitchmough reelected as a delegate to NUS conference where he will provide a socialist voice.
19 September 2018
Fight for education, Tories out now: The Tories - the politicians responsible for trebling students' tuition fees, decimating our public services, and presiding over a generation-defining housing crisis - are in chaos
12 September 2018
In 2017 the total student debt in the UK rose to over £100 billion
4 April 2018
National Union of Students conference 2018: thanks to the actions of the right-wing leadership, the conference was devoid of serious political discussion on the most important issues facing the movement
21 February 2018
Prime Minister Theresa May has proposed cutting tuition fees for some students - who are clamouring to get involved in the fight on any issue they think they can win
6 December 2017
Liverpool John Moores University Socialist Students member David Hitchmough topped the poll for National Union of Students conference delegates
22 November 2017
Around 1,000 students took to the streets for free education on 15 November - but inevitably, some will question the smaller turnout compared to previous demonstrations
27 September 2017
Scrap tuition fees: Tuition fees can be beaten. Chancellor Phillip Hammond's announcement that he will consider lowering them in the next Tory budget is an indication of his government's enormous weakness
3 May 2017
Given the gravity of the crisis faced by students, NUS conference failed to measure up to the tasks
23 November 2016
Local student unions failed to properly organise and mobilise for the national education demonstration on 19 November.
22 November 2016
Up to 15,000 students, education workers and trade unionists marched in London on 19 November
16 November 2016
The march on 19 November is the first joint national demo by the NUS and UCU since 2010
9 November 2016
Join the #Nov19 national student march: Students have suffered greatly under brutal privatisation and austerity measures.
14 September 2016
Student housing crisis: It's no secret that house prices and living costs are unaffordable for most working class people. It's also no secret that students have been hammered by successive governments, which have increased tuition fees and axed maintenance grants.
4 May 2016
A growing mood of anger was reflected at this year's NUS conference in the leadership elections and some of the motions passed.
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