Students send angry letter to VC Patrick Johnston on student poverty

By Kylie Noble, editor, @Noble_Kylie QUB Student Poverty Alliance Group (SPAG) has sent a strongly worded letter to Vice-Chancellor Patrick Johnston on issues of student poverty. SPAG includes several candidates running for election this week; Sean Fearon for VP Campaigns & Communications, Paul Loughran for VP Community, Oisin Hasson for VP Equality & Diversity andContinue reading “Students send angry letter to VC Patrick Johnston on student poverty”

Pro-Choice Society at Queen’s criticise candidates’ responses to question “Are you pro-choice?”

By Liam Cassidy and Niamh McGovern The Pro-Choice Society at Queen’s have released a statement criticising presidential candidates’ responses to the question “Are you pro-choice?” during Monday’s question time in the Students’ Union. Raymond Dillon, Sean Searle and Caoimhe McNeill were diplomatic in their answers but were all denounced by the PCS. The statement reads: “theContinue reading “Pro-Choice Society at Queen’s criticise candidates’ responses to question “Are you pro-choice?””

UCU marking boycott on hold

by Liam Cassidy The assessment boycott affecting 69 universities across the UK has been put on hold until 15 January. A joint statement has been released by the University and Colleges Union (UCU) and Universities UK (UUK) that establishes a postponement period between 20 November and the next meeting date of the Joint Negotiating CommitteeContinue reading “UCU marking boycott on hold”