THE STUDENT VOICE
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the European Students' Union


October 2012 


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 Issue 48        

    

ESU: "Crisis is no excuse to cut back on education"

LIMASSOL - "The crisis cannot be used as an excuse to reduce spending on higher education," this was the main conclusion of the around 150 participants at the bi-annual European Students' Convention from the European Students' Union (ESU). The student leaders, who met in Limassol (Cyprus) concluded that governments need to recognise the role that education plays in providing opportunities for its citizens.Go to full article Follow us on Twitter Like us on Facebook 

International Students' Day Campaign: Tell Us Your Rights!

BRUSSELS - With the International Students' Day Campaign, the European Students' Union (ESU) wants to create awareness on how students perceive their studies and higher education in times of crisis, when the right to quality education is changing. The International Students' Day, taking place on 7 November, is seen by ESU as an opportunity to go back to the roots of education and what it stands for, highlighting the perception of the students. Go to full article Like us on FacebookFollow us on Twitter 

European Commission lacking 90 million euro for Erasmus

BRUSSELS - Only by the end of December 2012, students will have certainty about their Erasmus grants for the second semester of the academic year 2012 - 2013.  For the first semester, the European Commission has already transferred 99.13 percent of the money to the national Erasmus agencies but is now lacking 90 million euro to make the payments for Erasmus students in the second semester.Go to full articleLike us on FacebookFollow us on Twitter

European Commission lacking 90 million euro for Erasmus

BRUSSELS - Only by the end of December 2012, students will have certainty about their Erasmus grants for the second semester of the academic year 2012 - 2013.  For the first semester, the European Commission has already transferred 99.13 percent of the money to the national Erasmus agencies but is now lacking 90 million euro to make the payments for Erasmus students in the second semester.Go to full articleLike us on FacebookFollow us on Twitter

Recent trends in quality assurance in the limelight

PORTO - A critical discussion on recent developments in quality assurance in Europe and the USA was among the main aims of the conference "Recent Trends in Quality Assurance" that was held in Porto (Portugal) from 11 to 13 October. Go to full articleLike us on FacebookFollow us on Twitter
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