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The Big Hindu Debate 2016 at LSBU

January 16, 2017 |

 

It has always been the aim of NHSF (UK) to bear the flame of Hindu Dharma. So we here, at NHSF LSBU, were proud to host the first ever ‘Big Hindu Debate’ on behalf of our London Zone Parivar.

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I signed up!

January 11, 2017 |

I signed up to prove something to myself, a test to show that I can do it! I don’t doubt that I can run a half marathon, which is in less than a year’s time, as I have plenty … Read More

Have the NUS elections created an unrepresentative student body?

May 9, 2016 |

The NUS (National Union of Students) Annual Conference held in Brighton two weeks ago might have been the most controversial for over a decade. Malia Bouattia, former NUS Black Students’ Officer, was elected as the first female Muslim NUS President … Read More

UK Local Elections 2016

May 7, 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 … Read More

UK Elections 2016 Survey Report

May 5, 2016 |

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 … Read More

Sewa Week 2016 – The Seven Sewa Themes

March 18, 2016 |

Over the summer, I spent a month alone in Mumbai and whilst I was there I travelled around in many rickshaws. During this time, one particular driver left a lasting impression on me as he revealed to me how he … Read More

International Women’s Day 2016

March 8, 2016 |

Tuesday 8th March 2016 will be celebrated as International Women’s Day. Worldwide, the contributions of women will be celebrated and pledges will be made to bring about new changes. It will stand as a reminder, a solitary day in our … Read More

A Step up the Ladder

October 5, 2013 |

By Meera Somaiya
NHSF (UK) Kingston Treasurer

The development of NHSF (UK) Kingston started like a river, from a small trickle of water which has now swelled into a stream. In 2011, a few students took the opportunity to create Kingston’s first ever Hindu society with the aim to unite Hindu students on campus. Having the opportunity to meet new people and understand more about my faith, I attended the first Hindu society meeting, which was a success.

Unfortunately the committee did not organise anymore events and it looked as though the society had not achieved as expected. Luckily, I remained in contact with a few members who had also attended the first meeting, and together, we decided to organise our own meeting to decide what should happen with the Kingston Hindu society. Topics and issues we discussed at the time included; how the Hindu Society can make a difference to its members; what the purpose of the society is, how can it reach out to its member and what events can the future committee organise to get members involved? We knew many students of our generation would benefit from knowing and understanding about Hindu Dharma. This gave us the drive to put together a new committee to save Kingston’s Hindu society. Read More