• First Same-Sex Marriage Takes Place in Northern Ireland

    Abi documents the landmark occasion of Northern Ireland's first same-sex marriage whilst reflecting on the history of the country's relationship with sexuality.  ...
  • Nadia Whittome: The UK’s Youngest MP

    “If you don’t let us dream, we won’t let you sleep,” Nadia told parliament in her maiden speech in the House of Commons on the 21st of January. Aged just 23, Nadia is currently the youngest member of parliament but is already looking like a force to be reckoned...
  • The Day Boris Johnson Listened

    Yesterday, protesters gathered en masse to attend the people’s vote march in London. Such an occasion was to call for a final say on a “new deal” for Brexit. The march has been hailed as one of the largest demonstrations in history with an estimated one million to have...
  • The People’s Vote: An opportunity for young adults to reclaim their future

    Flashback to the 23rd of June 2016. It is our final school assembly, the same day we wave goodbye to our British headmaster, who had guided the school for 25 years. I am gripped to my phone, so is my friend to my left, and a few other Year...
  • UoNSU officers join NUS march against tuition increases

    The National Union of Students took part in a march in central London on Saturday 19th of November in protest against the proposed Education Bill, demanding for quality education with limited costs. According to The Guardian, students and lecturers are upset over the government’s plans for an “ideologically led market...
  • Can the Liberal Democrats be the student voice once again?

    There is no denying it, the Liberal Democrats faced a crushing defeat at the last election. Losing forty nine parliamentary seats, £150,000 and almost all student support, the Liberals face a tough job if they are to bounce back. As the dust settled on what Nick Clegg called a...
  • Plans to send foreign students home after graduating blocked by Tory leadership

    A proposal brought forward by Theresa May to make those on student visas return home immediately after graduating has been strongly opposed by both the Tory leadership and the science community. The proposal, which had been set out in the 2010 general election manifesto, outlines plans to require overseas students to apply...