THE STUDENT VOICE
The Monthly Newsletter of the European Students' Union
January 2010
 Issue 20
Students set priorities for global cooperation
The fight against WTO and GATS influence over higher education will be one of the priorities for the global student movement in the coming years. This has been agreed by regional European, Asian, African, Arab, North American and Australian student umbrella organisations.

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Reaction to EU 2020 strategy
ESU reaction to Commission EU 2020 strategyThe European Students' Union welcomes the due attention given to education in the European Commission's working document ahead of the drafting of the "EU 2020" strategy. "ESU is, however, concerned that the document will fail to capture the essence of the strategy unless specific targets are drafted", says Ligia Deca, ESU Chairperson.

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Support Iranian student movement on February 11=
Every year on 11 February the Islamic Republic of Iran celebrates its 'Islamic Revolution's Victory Day'. This year, millions of Iranians are coming out onto the street to protest for their human rights and their freedom. You can show your solidarity by joining demonstrators in your city, or by starting your own demonstration.

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The ESU team this year
ESU representatives 2010

Click here to see who's who in ESU in 2010.
Some of the ESU events in 2010
March 7-12: European Student Summit, Vienna
May 2-9: Board Meeting 58 and seminar, Madrid
May: Student centered learning conference, Bucharest

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In This Issue
Global student cooperation
Reaction to EU 2020 strategy
Iran action February 11
ESU who is who
ESU events in 2010
Upcoming ESU Events
March 7-12: European Student Summit, Vienna

May 2-9: Board Meeting 58 and seminar, Madrid
ESU in the Media
Europarl TV: Backstage: International Students' Day
HE News in Brief
Iran students boycott exams

EUA promotes full-costing and research
Interesting bits from elsewhere
Read an overview of some of last year's student protests across the world here.

Read PhD student Julia Osborn's comment "What happened to Social Justice? On the European Higher Education Area (EHEA)"

Read news from the European University Association (EUA) here.
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