student politics

Save the Class List submits petition to trigger ANOTHER referendum

A petition to save the class lists with over 500 signatories was submitted to CUSU, 150 above the minimum number needed to trigger a referendum.

Zero Carbon “vows to fight on” as Cambridge says NO to divestment

The University has rejected fully divesting from fossil fuels after Newcastle, Southhampton and Queen Mary London all committed to divestment.

EXCLUSIVE: It’s democracy gone mad as students push for ANOTHER referendum – this time on class lists

Some students BOOED at Senate House when it was announced that the public reading of maths results was to be discontinued – and now a petition has been launched by students angry at the proposed abolition of class lists.

Oxford to stay in the NUS

A week after Cambridge voted to remain, Oxford has also decided to stay affiliated to the NUS

QUEXIT: Queens’ JCR Call for referendum on CUSU affiliation

QUEXIT joins PEXIT to call for JCR disaffiliation from CUSU

PEXIT: Peterhouse call for CUSU affiliation referendum

‘Peterhouse should not pay unnecessary fees to an organisation that operates with such incompetency and inefficiency’

BREAKING: Cambridge votes NO to disaffiliation

The referendum failed to pass with the results saying 51.52% of Cantabs voted to stay with the NUS.

10 things I hate about Cambridge – ‘Apathy’ and the opposing hacking classes

JACK MAY rails against those who tarnish us all with the lazy slur of apathy.

THOUSANDS in NUS fees missing from CUSU information

Where is the money?

BREAKING: No action taken against NUS or CUCA for breaking referendum rules

Several JCRs are also suspected of rule-breaking

BREAKING: NUS employee breaks referendum rules

Tsk tsk NUS.

BREAKING: Record breaking turnout for NUS Referendum so far

CUSU Coordinator confirms that DSO referendum turnout exceeded after just one day of voting

The NUS can’t be reformed from within

Do you hate anti-Semitism so much that you want to stay in the NUS and fight against it?

Hull disaffiliates from the NUS

They join Newcastle and Lincoln who have also decided to disaffiliate.

CUSU target NUS over issues of anti-Semitism in open letter

In an open letter, CUSU have challenged the NUS over their failure to address issues of anti-Semitism.

Let’s stop arguing about everything and actually do something

It’s time to get out of the Cambridge bubble.

Here’s what went down at the NUS disaffiliation debate

Eduroam timed out during the debate so, for the seven of you watching on the livestream, and for the rest of you who were probably revising, this is what went down:

NUS Disaffiliation: Richard Brooks

We spoke to NUS Vice President Richard Brooks about the consequences of leaving, what the NUS actually does for students and how their democracy works.

News Roundup Week 3: Guns, Ducks, and NUS Urinal Invasions

ARMIN SOLIMANI rounds up an oh-so Oxbridge week three

Student politics isn’t your playground

Stop using it to kick-start your career in journalism.