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BBC News Interview

May 22, 2012

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http://youtu.be/mEIfa2dTQxM

From when I spoke to BBC News about binge drinking and minimum alcohol pricing.

The Manifesto for Change

May 22, 2012

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The Manifesto Route Guide gave a clear set of expectations to the University on what students should be able to expect from their time at KU… Advertisements

The Student Agenda

May 22, 2012

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Looking back at the work I’ve done at KUSU I found this little gem, the first paper I wrote for a University committee and my first bit of lobbying…. The Student Agenda

Elections for KUSU and NUS

March 5, 2012

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Well the time of year is fast approaching when we elect new leadership for both KUSU and NUS. Next week will see the opening of the ballot at KUSU for 27 positions, via online elections and polling booths on every campus. The NUS Conference (this year in Sheffield) will see election of the NUS Presidents and Vice […]

Election Nominations In!

February 17, 2012

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ELECTION NOMINATIONS IN!  The Kingston University Students’ Union Elections 2012 nomination period has now drawn to a close, with an impressive 105 nominations from 68 standing candidates. It has been an interesting fortnight of discussion and debate and KUSU is delighted that the nomination numbers have multiplied almost threefold compared to last year’s 35 candidates. […]

White Paper Stalled: A Hollow Victory

January 24, 2012

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Last night the Telegraph announced the headline American Backed Private Universities Plan Dropped. This is the news that the government intends to drop plans to deliver legislation on Higher Education probably until 2015. Many will be declaring this a victory for the student movement and student activism and they are in part right; however this could […]

What can we learn from the Kiwis?

November 25, 2011

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The research I carried out in NZ recently has now been published and I have uploaded a copy here for those of you may be interested… Contrasts and Comparisons in English Higher Education and New Zealand Tertiary Education