Two universities cut ties with NUS after election of controversial president



Two universities have cut ties with the National Union of Students (NUS) after it elected a controversial president who refused to condemn Islamic State (IS).
Students at the University of Lincoln and Newcastle University have voted to disaffiliate from the NUS.
They are the first of a series of student unions to hold referenda after Malia Bouattia, 28, was made president of the national body, the first black Muslim to hold the post.
Dominic Fearon, president of Newcastle University Students' Union (NUSU), said: "It is clear that our students feel that the NUS no longer represents... read more

 
13 May 2016 in Regional East, Views: 23
Source: Belper News
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