Universities

Campus Notebook: May 23, 2014

By Charlotte Oliver, May 22, 2014

Quite the earful

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UJS joins European campaign against extremism

By Charlotte Oliver, May 21, 2014

The Union of Jewish Students has announced its support for an international campaign that aims to fight against the rise of far-right and extremist parties in Europe.

The “Mind the vote!” campaign was set up by the European Union of Jewish Students (EUJS), UJS’ umbrella organisation and the representational body of more than 200,000 students across Europe.

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Campus Notebook: May 16, 2014

By Charlotte Oliver, May 16, 2014

Laters Liverpool

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NUS rejects Israel boycott bid

By Charlotte Oliver, May 15, 2014

A motion calling on the National Union of Students to boycott Israeli goods was rejected on Tuesday by its National Executive Council, who warned it could lead to a “BDS agenda”.

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Campus Notebook: May 9, 2014

By Charlotte Oliver, May 8, 2014

OY VEY, DJ

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A family Seder away from home

By Jackie Klein, May 2, 2014

This Pesach, over thirty students gathered at a home in central London during the second night to experience aSeder led and coordinated by myself and six other students. Without a doubt, it will be one Seder I will not forget for a long time.

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JSoc where non-Jews are in the majority

By Charlotte Oliver, May 1, 2014

Hull University’s Jewish Society has finally secured enough members to gain official recognition from the campus student union — by recruiting a majority of non-Jews to its ranks.

Of the 15 students enlisted to meet the union’s minimum membership requirement, eight are non-Jewish.

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Jewish students get ahead at NUS conference

By Charlotte Oliver, April 15, 2014

Jewish students made their mark at this year's National Union of Students (NUS) conference, held last week in Liverpool, with a variety of activities that worked to strengthen the Jewish contribution to mainstream life on campus.

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Students hope interfaith event will ease St Andrews tensions

By Charlotte Oliver, April 10, 2014

Jewish students at a Scottish university who have been the target of anti-Israel protests hope a “groundbreaking” interfaith event will help to improve relations on campus.

More than 80 Jewish, Muslim and Christian students came together at St Andrews for a day of historical, political and religious discussion — themed under the title “Co-existence in the Middle East”.

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National Union of Students' conference delays boycott debate

By Charlotte Oliver, April 10, 2014

Students have deferred a debate on a motion at this year’s National Union of Students’ conference, which called on the union to boycott Israel.

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