THE STUDENT VOICE
The monthly newsletter of
the European Students' Union


January 2014
 
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 Issue 1    

    

Europe must act to safeguard high quality education 

BRUSSELS - The European Students' Union (ESU) welcomes a new report by the European Commission, highlighting how meaningful quality assurance systems can drive real change in higher education. However, ESU believes it is key to move away from process-orientation to establish a genuine 'quality culture' at higher education institutions and strengthen students' engagement. Go to full articleLike us on FacebookFollow us on Twitter

See what European candidates pledge to support education

BRUSSELS - Candidates for the upcoming European elections will be asked to show their support to higher education in a new campaign launched by the European Students' Union (ESU) on 4 February. Go to full article Like us on FacebookFollow us on Twitter

ESU renews its support to Ukrainian citizens and denounces escalating violence

KYIV - The European Students' Union (ESU) has joined the Europe-wide protest against the government of Ukraine for not respecting basic human rights and refusing to listen to its citizens. All violence against peaceful protesters must be stopped immediately and cases of illegal arrests, torture and killings investigated. The conflict must be resolved through a dialogue. Go to full articleLike us on FacebookFollow us on Twitter

Mobility policies must be balanced and fair

ZAGREB - An international strategy for higher education in Europe needs to support a balanced mobility inside and outside the European Union, define the role of institutions clearly and recognise higher education as an opportunity for cooperation, development and advancing democratic processes. Go to full articleLike us on FacebookFollow us on Twitter

ESU's projects: Wrapping up 2013 and continuing in 2014

BRUSSELS - The European Students' Union runs various projects that are used to support the policy work of the union's Executive Committee and Working Groups. These projects deal mainly with the social dimension and quality of higher education, with the aim of improving quality assurance processes. They are also used to raise awareness among stakeholders and to actively involve student representatives in policy-making processes in higher education. Go to full articleLike us on FacebookFollow us on Twitter

Overview of ESU's partnership projects in 2013  

BRUSSELS - Based on the demonstrated expertise and experience that the European Students' Union (ESU) has gained from EU funded projects, the organisation has been involved in several on-going projects as a partner. Go to full articleLike us on FacebookFollow us on Twitter

Internship opportunities in Montana, USA 

In January, ESU launched a call for students that would be interested in internship opportunities in Montana, USA, as part of the SiS Catalyst project. The last day to apply for these internships is 16 February 2014. Go to full articleLike us on FacebookFollow us on Twitter
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Europe must act to safeguard high quality education
See what European candidates pledge to support education
ESU renews its support to Ukrainian citizens
Mobility policies must be balanced and fair
ESU's projects: Wrapping up 2013 and continuing in 2014
Overview of ESU's partnership projects in 2013
Internship opportunities in Montana, USA

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