Raise the apprentice minimum wage to the Real Living Wage

The apprentice minimum wage is currently £5.28 per hour. This is unliveable, but we have a vision for change. Add your name to the petition today.

Raise the apprentice minimum wage to the Real Living Wage

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Cost of Living Crisis

We should be thriving, not just surviving. The cost of living crisis is pushing students to the brink. Sign up and call on the Welsh and UK governments to deliver cost of living support to students.

Cost of Living Crisis

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New NUS Wales President takes office

Deio Owen begins his term as NUS Wales President after being elected to the role by students from across Wales. 

NUS celebrates progressive Green manifesto

NUS welcomes and celebrates the Green Party’s 2024 manifesto which is aspirational and progressive, contains measures which would tackle the many crises the country faces, and would make a meaningful difference to student lives.  

NUS condemns the Conservative Party manifesto: “No offer to alleviate the very real struggles faced by students and young people.”

NUS is disappointed by the Conservative Party’s continued lurch to the right with the launch of their 2024 manifesto, which contains a range of measures that will do nothing to alleviate the struggles students face. Instead, the measures announced will compound student suffering, punish international students, and do little to...

NUS welcomes the Liberal Democrat manifesto, but does it go far enough?

NUS welcomes the Liberal Democrat’s 2024 manifesto which contains several pledges which will undoubtedly help students and apprentices. But we believe the party’s promises are too vague and need further fleshing out.  We welcome:  Their pledge to bring down the voting age to 16   Their pledge to abolish the apprentice minimum wage.   Their recognition of the student...

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