Tag: Welfare

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Student Officers for 2019 announced

UEASU has announced the winners of this year’s SU Officer elections. Three candidates were re-elected, including Sophie Atherton as Campaigns and Democracy Officer, Postgraduate Education Officer Martin Marko, and Mature Students’ Officer Sanna Mantyniemi. The position of Activities & Opportunities Officer was won by Alicia Perez Lopez. Callum Perry was announced as Undergraduate Education Officer,…

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Gambling

The NUS has conducted research into the gambling habits of students at university. Their definition of gambling ranges from buying scratch cards over the counter to playing poker at casinos. Research showed that over half of students who gambled did so to supplement their income, and that nearly a quarter of those felt guilty when…

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Welfare Officer launches Sexperience campaign

Last Wednesday Welfare, Community and Diversity Officer, Georgina Burchell, launched her new Sexperience campaign held in the Hive. The event has been designed to remove the stigmas surrounding sexual health. It consisted of a series of stalls and talks, by various organisations including Leeway and the Terrence Higgins Trust, on subjects ranging from domestic abuse,…

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Welfare in crisis?

The Government received a historic defeat this week when Labour’s Opposition Day motion was passed with an incapacitating 299 votes to 0. The motion aimed at stopping the Government’s disastrous welfare policy Universal Credit being rolled out after it was found claiants were being charged a staggering 55p per minute to access the helpline. There’s…

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