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KUSU Anger over Tax on Student Housing

February 14, 2012


KUSU ANGER OVER TAX ON STUDENT HOUSING Kingston University Students’ Union has today (14th February 2012) reacted to Kingston Council’s consultation on HMO additional licensing. The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames Council (RBK) is currently consulting on adding licensing requirements for Houses in Multiple Occupancy (HMOs). Houses in Multiple Occupancy are homes that are […]

Employability at Kingston

July 27, 2011


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Statement from the Council on River Safety

July 22, 2011


I met today with leader of the Council of the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames – Councillor Derek Osbourne, to discuss river safety further following the tragic death of friend and law student Niall Pawsey. Councillor David Ryder Mills, tabled the following question to Mr Osbourne in the Council meeting on 5th July: Following […]

Opportunities from the Land of the Long White Cloud?

July 13, 2011


Shortly I will be off to New Zealand on a trip I have wanted to conduct for a long time. Most of my mother’s side of the family emigrated to New Zealand over 20 years ago and two of my grandparents ended their lives out there in what they saw as a better lifestyle. For […]

Triumph, Tragedy and Community – Niall Pawsey RIP

May 6, 2011


This time of year sees students starting knuckle down and get ready for the dreaded exams. It sees the return of the summer balls, and end of year parties, and it also sees the last few weeks for many at KU. This time of year is about preparing for change and progression. This year’s summer […]

Ramblings on Representation

April 5, 2011


This evening’s blog is almost certainly going to be exactly as the title suggests: Ramblings on Representation. During the KUSU election campaign that I and Team Unity have just won, one of the big issues I and the opposition Team X did battle over was that of political allegiances. I apologise to anyone from Team […]

2012 – Am I ready?

April 1, 2011


Today I find myself in an interesting lull for KUSU. The Union offices are unusually quiet, elections and varsity now having been ticked off the calendar. The calm before the storm of exam season and preparing for fresher’s week and training the new elected officers provides an enjoyable pause in which many of us are […]