KU student meets the family of the selfless eight-year-old boy who gave his heart valve to save her life | The River

KU student meets the family of the selfless eight-year-old boy who gave his heart valve to save her life Written by Sarah Sinclair on March 14 2017 Katy Portell’s life was saved 23 years ago – with the help of an eight-year-old boy called PJ. Katy, 27, a master’s student studying public relations and corporate… Continue reading KU student meets the family of the selfless eight-year-old boy who gave his heart valve to save her life | The River

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University pleads with students to fill in national survey despite union boycott bid | The River

Kingston University has appealed to students to fill out the National Student Survey (NSS) on how they found their course at university, despite the threat of a boycott from the Union of Kingston Students (UKS). Officers from UKS advised students to boycott the NSS at the Annual General Meeting (AGM). However, the university asked students… Continue reading University pleads with students to fill in national survey despite union boycott bid | The River

Kingston ID cards set to be gender neutral after students vote in favour at Big Student Meeting | The River

A motion was passed at the Big Student Meeting (AGM) that will include gender neutral prefixes on staff and student ID cards starting in September. This move was included in a motion to create more solidarity with Kingston University’s LGBT students to make them feel safer. Jamie-Leigh Fish, who proposed the motion, said that they… Continue reading Kingston ID cards set to be gender neutral after students vote in favour at Big Student Meeting | The River

Student democracy upheld as Union of Kingston Students announce second Big Student Meeting | The River

The Union of Kingston Students (UKS) has scheduled a second meeting because The Big Student Meeting (AGM) ended before all proposed motions could be discussed and voted on by students. The Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) will take place “due to the overwhelming number of motions at this year’s AGM.” By having another meeting, it gives all students… Continue reading Student democracy upheld as Union of Kingston Students announce second Big Student Meeting | The River

The Union of Kingston Students to protect EU students from the effects of Brexit | The River

Kingston’s student’s union (UKS) will work to protect EU students from the effects of Brexit after a proposal was approved at its Big Student Meeting (AGM). Part of the motion means that UKS will lobby against EU students, who currently pay the same as UK students, having to pay the higher international tuition fees than students from… Continue reading The Union of Kingston Students to protect EU students from the effects of Brexit | The River

Students fear event overlap could leave Big Student Meeting void | The River

The Big Student Meeting (AGM)  and the Course Rep Congress are scheduled to take place on the same day so there are fears that not enough students will attend the AGM to vote on important university issues. The Big Student Meeting is where students will vote on what issues they want the Union of Kingston… Continue reading Students fear event overlap could leave Big Student Meeting void | The River

Will Kingston University boycott the National Student Survey? | The River

The Union of Kingston Students is not currently taking part in the National Union of Students’ (NUS) campaign to Boycott the National Student Survey (NSS) but that may change at the Big Student Meeting if the proposed motion is approved. The boycott campaign launched because the results of the survey, taken by final year students, which the… Continue reading Will Kingston University boycott the National Student Survey? | The River