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Student Fundraising Guide

The Student Fundraising Guide has been written by NUS, IoF (the Institute of Fundraising), and NaSFA (the National Student Fundraising Association). It provides guidance on: Charity Law (ultra vires) Student fundraising good practice, based on the Code of Fundraising Practice from the IoF Careers guidance for student fundraisers Download: Student Fundraising Guide Cymraeg: Student Fundraising […]

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Added on Wednesday, September 12th, 2018

Empowering Communities of Students

A briefing from Policy Development Convention 2013, exploring how students form communities. Download: Empowering Communities of Students

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Added on Monday, August 14th, 2017

Making the case for Student Opportunities

In 2016, NUS and a number of students’ unions ran Prove Me Wrong, as a starting point to build an evidence base for the impact of Student Opportunities. We’ve summarised some of the findings in this briefing… Download: Making the case for Student Opportunities 2016

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Added on Friday, January 13th, 2017

Keep Wednesday Afternoons Free

Across the country students’ unions are campaigning to Keep Wednesday Afternoons Free (KWAF) for their students. Below is a guide to running your own campaign, and a summary report of the 2016-17 KWAF campaigns that students’ unions have run Download: Keep Wednesday Afternoons Free // Keep Wednesday Afternoons Free (CY) Keep Wednesday Afternoons Free campaign summary […]

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Added on Friday, January 13th, 2017

Student Media Guide

The Student Media Guide has been written by NUS, the National Union of Journalists, and Endsleigh Insurance. It provides guidance on: Creating a code of conduct for student media How to foster a good relationship between the students’ union and student media Understanding defamation Journalism advice and training Download: Student Media Guide 2018 Cymraeg: Student Media […]

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Added on Saturday, July 30th, 2016

Tackling Lad Culture resources

Over the course of the year NUS and the 9 lad culture strategy pilot unions have come together to discuss how Lad Culture manifests on the different campuses and the work that can be done to challenge this. As part of the scheme each institution and union was asked to develop their own strategies, tailored to address […]

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Added on Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Alcohol-free Event Ideas

A selection of ideas for events that students’ unions could run that don’t involve alcohol. Download: Alcohol-free Event Ideas

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Added on Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

Developing Academic Societies

In 2013 NUS released a briefing about creating and supporting academic societies. This briefing follows on from that and has been produced by NUS and TSEP (The Student Engagement Partnership) to share new ideas about academic societies. This was produced following an NUS Lunch & Learn webinar that took place in October 2015. Download: Developing […]

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Added on Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

Pride in Sport

For many students, sport is an important part of college and university life. Yet, many lesbian, gay, bi and trans students feel excluded or uncomfortable participating in sport because of factors including the culture, structure, and physical environment in which sport takes place. This briefing was produced as part of a session at Union Development […]

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Added on Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

Guidance on political activity in relation to Students’ Unions

This briefing covers what is legally permitted by students’ unions in relation to political activity. It specifically references clubs, societies, and student media. Download: Guidance on political activity of students unions 2

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Added on Wednesday, October 21st, 2015