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Sabbs in the Spotlight: Adnan Hussain – Liverpool Guild of Students

As we now approach the Winter Break, it is a time of year of reflection for many. After the year that 2020 has brought though, it will be a period of relaxation primarily no doubt, and a well-deserved one too for those choosing to rest over the coming weeks.

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Exeter Students’ Guild launch brilliant “Here to Talk” initiative

There are many fantastic campaigns across the country taking place at the moment in the higher education sector that are being led by Students’ Unions and Student Officers. We caught up with Exeter Guild recently, who have launched a new initiative called “Here to Talk”.

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“A democratic, inclusive university campus needs a well-funded, well-supported student media environment to thrive”

Student media has gone hand-in-hand with campaigning for as long as there’s been student newspapers and magazines. Whether it’s campaigning for small changes to life on campus, vital improvements to mental health services, or supporting nationwide campaigns like the National Student Survey boycott in 2017, student media has a track record of campaigning, and giving a leg-up to student campaigns.

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Sabbs in the Spotlight: Molly Purcell – Essex Students’ Union

As we’ve mentioned various times in our articles, it’s been an incredibly difficult year to be a sabbatical officer. This is one of the main drivers behind why we feel it is crucial to showcase the amazing and exceptional work of sabbatical officers across the country. That is as there is fantastic work worth smiling about going on in the higher education sector, and more often than not, officers are driving it.

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Christmas was always going to be difficult, but January may be harder

Long awaited guidance around students returning home for Christmas has finally been both released and received the attention it deserves, after constant and tireless campaigning from student leaders across the higher education sector.

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