THE STUDENT VOICE
The monthly newsletter of the European Students' Union
February 2012  
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 Issue 43   

    

ESU: "Bin Czech new higher education bill"

PRAGUE -The European Students' Union (ESU) gives it strong support to the week of student protests in the Czech Republic, which take place from 27 February to 2 March all around the country. Czech students are protesting against two new law proposals: one on higher education and one on the introduction of tuition fees for students. Full article Like us on FacebookFollow us on Twitter
INTERVIEW: President of DSF, Torben Holm

COPENHAGEN - As Denmark currently holds the rotating EU Presidency and the 23rd European Students' Convention is jointly organised with th Danish national union of students DSF, ESU made an interview with the new president of DSF, Torben Holm. Full article Like us on FacebookFollow us on Twitter 

Students to come up with solutions for unemployed young graduates at ESC23

COPENHAGEN - As the economic crisis is spreading over Europe, more and more young graduates face problems with finding a job. The 23 edition of the European Students Convention will address this major problem and students from all over Europe will try to make recommendations for European societies to prevent a whole generation from being unemployed. Full article Like us on FacebookFollow us on Twitter 

QUEST workshop 2 empowers students to work on quality in education
BRUSSELS - The second QUEST (Quest for Quality for Students) project Workshop took place in Brussels from 8 to 12 February. About 25 students from all over Europe engaged in different training activities like debates, group work and brain storming exercises and pondered how more quality can be achieved through student involvement and engagement. Full article Like us on FacebookFollow us on Twitter
ESU turns to European Commission as Hungary restricts freedom of students
BUDAPEST - "The new Hungarian education law hugely restricts the free movement of Hungarian students. We call upon the European Commission to take action and immediately start a thorough investigation into the legality of such a law in the EU", said Allan Päll, Chair of the European Students' Union (ESU) on 8 February. Hungarian students continued their protest against the new law in the evening of 8 February in Budapest. Full article Like us on FacebookFollow us on Twitter
ESU and Jude Law launch Global Truce Day 2012
LONDON - Jude Law and the European Students' Union (ESU) launched the Global Truce Day student campaign, in London on 27 February. The Global Truce Day is an initiative from Peace One Day, an NGO led by Jeremy Gilley, that ignited the establishment of the annual Peace Day on 21 September. Full articleLike us on FacebookFollow us on Twitter


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ESU: "Bin Czech new higher education bill"
INTERVIEW: President of DSF, Torben Holm
Students to come up with solutions for unemployed young graduates at ESC23
ESU turns to European Commission as Hungary restricts freedom of students
ESU and Jude Law launch Global Truce Day 2012

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