NHSF (UK) National News

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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Bremain, Brexit, Undecided – Make Your Voice Heard

Bremain, Brexit, Undecided – Make Your Voice Heard

Thursday 23 June 2016 – a date we must all put in our calendar as this will be the day we vote to either remain or exit the European Union (EU). It is important that we use our vote – whether you are in or out, make your voice heard! For more information about EU...

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UK Local Elections 2016

UK Local Elections 2016

A South Asian, Sadiq Khan, was elected as Mayor of London for the first time, highlighting how multicultural the capital is. With less than 45% of the city's population being White British, the colour of one's skin is becoming much less important for elected...

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UK Elections 2016 Survey Report

The National Hindu Students' Forum (UK) undertook a member opinion survey to better understand and gauge voting intentions of the Hindu student community in the UK, in view of current elections. The aim was to understand the most important issues affecting students in...

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NHSF (UK) welcomes you to our 25th anniversary!

On Saturday 19th March 2016 at Shree Hindu Community Centre, Birmingham, NHSF (UK) stakeholders witnessed the launch of the 25th Anniversary year. The launch was marked with a presentation showcasing both the advances and achievements of our organisation over the last...

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Maintenance Grants Cut

Maintenance Grants Cut

  UK Chancellor George Osborne has announced that the current maintenance grant is to be scrapped and replaced by a loans system, affecting students starting University in September 2016. When the government tripled tuition fees in 2012, they attempted...

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UK Students Welcome Modi

NHSF Imperial Was it worth sitting in a chilly Wembley Stadium for well over 4 hours waiting to get a glimpse of the first Indian Prime Minister to visit the UK in over a decade? Absolutely! The whole event was a true spectacle showcasing and celebrating the best of...

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Why should we vote?

Why should we vote?

Less than 50% of students turned out to vote in the last general election. We’re labelled as lazy, uninterested and apathetic when it comes to elections. Apparently, we just don’t care! Why is it then, that 9 in 10 students came out to vote in the referendum in...

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