THE STUDENT VOICE
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the European Students' Union


August 2013
 
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 Issue 8      

    

ESU's Chairperson: "Most important to stop the austerity mania"

BRUSSELS - Most students across Europe are about to start their academic year in the upcoming weeks. Some of them are entering university for the first time while others have more experience from higher education and are even finishing their postdoctoral studies. No matter at what level those students are, they all share similar concerns for the future. 
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Court case highlights students' need for a portable financial support

AMSTERDAM - A European court case against the Netherlands might hurt the interests of Dutch students that have been fighting fiercely against proposed changes to the country's public transportation and student support system. Go to full articleLike us on FacebookFollow us on Twitter

Apply for a SiS Catalyst internship before 10 September

BRUSSELS - Within the framework of the SiS Catalyst Project and in its position as work package leader, the European Students' Union is pleased to announce five open positions for internships in the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Turkey for the period September-December 2013. Go to full articleLike us on FacebookFollow us on Twitter

Call for applications: Students developing quality assurance in Moldova 

CHISINAU - The European Students' Union (ESU) is looking for 60 students that are enrolled in one of the 27 universities in the Republic of Moldova to take part in a training on quality assurance with all expenses covered. Go to full articleLike us on FacebookFollow us on Twitter

The internationalisation of higher education tackled at the 26th European Students' Convention

KAUNAS - Preparations for the 26th European Students' Convention (ESC26) are now underway in Kaunas, the second largest city in Lithuania. This time the ESC will be co-hosted by the Lithuanian member of the European Students' Union (ESU), the Lithuanian National Union of Students (LSS). The conference will take place at Vytautas Magnus University and Kaunas University of Technology and will be held from 20 to 22 September 2013. Go to full articleLike us on FacebookFollow us on Twitter

Students' perspectives on the quality of education surveyed

BRUSSELS - Following three years of hard work, the QUEST (Quest for Quality for Students) project is in its final stretch. By the end of October, the European Students' Union (ESU) will hold a closing event in Brussels for the QUEST project where it will present an overview of the main outcomes from the research and debate with higher education stakeholders and policy-makers how those findings can contribute to educational policies in Europe. QUEST has been one of two major research projects run by ESU, the other one being SAGE (Student Advancement of Graduate Employability). Go to full articleLike us on FacebookFollow us on Twitter

Summer schools organised by students' unions

BRUSSELS - Three members of the Executive Committee of the European Students' Union (ESU) attended summer schools that were organised by national unions of students in Estonia, Sweden and Finland. Those unions are also members of ESU. The summer schools included sessions on many interesting topics important to students and ESU was invited to present its work at all the meetings. Go to full articleLike us on FacebookFollow us on Twitter
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ESU's Chairperson: "Most important to stop the austerity mania"
Court case highlights students' need for a portable financial support
Apply for a SiS Catalyst internship before 10 September
Call for applications: Students developing quality assurance in Moldova

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