NUS president Aaron Porter asked the government to cut student grants instead of raising tuition fees, revealed the Telegraph. Lincoln SU stands by Porter.
Whilst at their national conference the NUS vote Aaron Porter as their next president, replacing Wes Streeting.
The National Union of Students are encouraging student participation in this year’s General Election, to make an impact on decisions about higher education.
NUS launches a new campaign academies initiative to encourage students to become more politically active, and Lincoln is trying to get involved.
At their recent conference in Blackpool the NUS decided to look into setting a minimum price per unit for alcohol sold in bars run by Students’ Unions. The move comes after the government reject similar recommendations from its chief medical officer.
Voting was held between 9am Monday 10th November and 12pm Thursday 13th November with the results announced on the 14th.