NHSF (UK) National News

NHSF (UK) and the Armed Forces: Raksha Bandhan

NHSF (UK) and the Armed Forces: Raksha Bandhan

Being an NHSF (UK) student, it was a great honour in being able to take part in celebrating Raksha Bandhan with the Armed Forces in Leeds on the 1st of September. I was in talks with Sgt Allison Butlin from Harewood Barracks to plan our Raksha Bandhan event, which was...

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Student Spotlight: Committees’ Experience Day 2021

Student Spotlight: Committees’ Experience Day 2021

Growing up as a Hindu in the UK has been a beautiful, enlightening and confusing experience, to say the least. Every time I questioned my parents about ‘Hinduism’, and there have been many times, they’d tell me, “Tulsi, we do not follow a religion. Being a Hindu is a...

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Anti-Hindu Sentiments on Campus: Voices from the Ground.

Over recent weeks, anecdotes have begun to surface from educational institutions, across the world, of students facing discrimination on the grounds of their Hindu faith, from both fellow students and authority figures alike. On the 31st March 2021, the National Hindu...

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NHSF (UK) Guidance for Societies: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

As members of the Hindu student community in the United Kingdom, it is imperative that we limit the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in any way that we can.  This document provides an overview of the following information: COVID-19 information sources What to do...

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My Deepāvali: Family, Festivities and Food! 

My Deepāvali: Family, Festivities and Food! 

Deepāvali - the ‘Festival of Lights’ - is a time of togetherness, celebrating the triumph of good over evil. Preparations for the five days of festivities begin days, sometimes even weeks, in advance with the cooking of sweets and savouries being made, purchase of...

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NHSF (UK)’s Locked Down Navratri

NHSF (UK)’s Locked Down Navratri

During Navratri, up and down the country activities take place to honour Durgā Māta, Shakti and Devi. Hundreds dance gracefully around the central picture of Durgā Māta during Garba; crowds gather as the mighty Dūrgā Pujā is performed to the all-powerful Mahishāsura...

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NHSF (UK) Guidance for Students: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Please note that this information is correct as of Monday 5th October 2020. You can download a copy of this guidance by clicking here As members of the Hindu student community in the United Kingdom, it is imperative that we limit the spread of the Coronavirus...

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The Youth Have Awoken in the 2017 Election

The Youth Have Awoken in the 2017 Election

Over the years I have heard much stick about the younger community not voting in elections and not getting involved in politics, as some feel it doesn’t really concern them. There was this mentality that it didn’t matter what happens and the United Kingdom will just...

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‘Knock, Knock’. Who’s there? Theresa! Theresa Who?

‘Knock, Knock’. Who’s there? Theresa! Theresa Who?

- Priyesh Keshav Ranmal, NHSF (UK) PR Team “As that big black door opened-up, the Prime Minister stood arms around her husband Philip on the steps of Number 10, chuffed but dogged.” Yesterday’s momentous evening saw Theresa May MP commute to Buckingham Palace to...

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Brexit Confirmed

Brexit Confirmed

On Friday morning, we awoke to the news that the United Kingdom had voted to leave the European Union. This decision to leave earned 51.9% of the vote compared to 48.1% who voted to remain. It seemed that after this announcement, we were constantly being given pieces...

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