THE STUDENT VOICE
The Monthly Newsletter of the European Students' Union
December 2009
 Issue 19
Tallinn students protest against tripled transportation costs
From January 1, the city government will introduce a system where students who haven't registered as a citizen of Tallinn will loose their student discount opportunities in public transportation.

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ESU participates at Global Higher Education Forum
"OECD and UNESCO both stress the importance of investing in higher education, but governments still cut budgets immensely during the economic crisis", says Bert Vandenkendelaere from the ESU Executive Committee.

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Student-centred learning is ESU's main priority in 2010
"European students want a more holistic approach to learning. We should look beyond teaching methods and stress aspects such as financial and logistical support", says Ligia Deca, Chairperson of the European Students' Union.

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ESU welcomes new members and representatives
ESU welcomes the Luxembourg University Students (LUS) as a full member. As new associate members, ESU welcomes the International Students of History Association (ISHA) and the Association of Nordic and Pol-Balt Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Student Organizations (ANSO).

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In This Issue
Estonia student protest
Global HE Forum
ESU 2010 priorities
New ESU members
Holiday greeting
Upcoming ESU Events
March 7-12: Student summit, Vienna

May 2-9: Board Meeting 58 and seminar, Madrid
HE News in Brief
Students arrested after tuition fee protest

Gender segretation in universities

EU drops visa requirements for Serbs, Montenegrins and Macedonians
News from others
Read the European University Association's report on the situation for European university autonomy here.
Digital holiday gift
If you don't get ESU's new Equity Handbook from Santa, you can download it here (no matter whether you behaved well in 2009).
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