Rajiv Shah

Freshers kick off the year

Isaac Newton Acquah, Students’ Union communications officer, said, “I think Freshers Week has gone really well. Everyone’s been having a good time, and no violent incidents have been reported.” He added that the week was “smooth operationally.”
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Posted Oct. 11, 2009

Streeting re-elected NUS President

The National Union of Students (NUS) has re-elected Wes Streeting as its National President. The vote was held during the NUS annual conference in Blackpool during the holidays.
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Posted Apr. 20, 2009

Union U-turn on NUS

In its first meeting of term Union Council decided to overturn its previous policy opposing NUS reforms. A day before the NUS Extraordinary Conference, the Students’ Union changed its position to support the NUS reforms. However, Council also passed a policy allowing delegates who felt strongly about an issue at...
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Posted Jan. 27, 2009

Academics and better research to be attracted by new IAS Fellowships

The Warwick Institute of Advanced Study (IAS) has recently announced a new round of visiting fellowships for 2009/2010 and is inviting Warwick staff to nominate international researchers and policy makers for the short-term residencies at the University. The IAS was established in 2007, forming an integral part of the University...
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Posted Jan. 13, 2009

Controversial Union Council: Oil companies and ID cards

There was much controversy in last week’s meeting of Union Council. A motion banning Oil companies from sponsoring or advertising in the Student’s Union, societies, sports clubs or events, was passed by only one vote. Council also rejected a resolution to condemn the actions of the Warwick delegates at NUS...
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Posted Dec. 2, 2008