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LGBT+ students face safety fears, says NUS report

Transphobia, a lack of gender-neutral toilets, harassment, lack of confidence in classes and fears for their safety are all issues faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students, according to a report by the National Union of Students (NUS). The report, which also outlined ways in which universities, student unions and LGBT+ societies could…

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NUS raises concerns over cuts to disability support

The National Union of Students (NUS) has criticised the UK government’s planned changes to Disability Support Allowance (DSA), arguing that the changes “will undo years of work that has helped open up higher education to disabled students”. Under changes announced by Universities and Science Minister David Willets in April this year, and due to take effect…

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UKIP win most seats in European Elections

The UK Independence Party (UKIP) has emerged with more seats than any other UK party in the European elections, both in Eastern England and across the country. Labour have come second, the Conservatives have come third and the Liberal Democrats have come fifth behind the Green Party. Eastern England, the electoral region containing Norwich, voted…

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