• 8% of students in Wales have experienced homelessness during cost-of-living crisis

    Survey of students in post-16 education in Wales finds that a quarter were unable to find suitable housing last year as rent and bills soared. 
  • EMA: Welsh Government to increase weekly student grant

    Education Maintenance Allowance in Wales will increase to £40 a week for more than 16,000 sixth form and college students from April 2023.
  • Results of Voting at NUS Wales Conference

    I weld y dudalen hon yn Gymraeg, cliciwch yma. Delegates have cast their votes and the results are in after NUS Wales Conference 2023.  We are delighted to announce the successful candidates for volunteer positions, as well as the results of voting on policies and amendments discussed at Conference.  //...
  • Increase EMA for Welsh learners

    Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA) is essential for young Welsh learners from low income households who wish to go into further education. Around 17,000 16 to 18-years-olds benefit from the Welsh Government grant, but it hasn't gone up for almost 20 years while the cost of living has sky-rocketed.  An NUS...
  • Student support in Wales to rise by 9.4% in 2023/24

    Responding to the Welsh Government's decision to increase student maintenance support by 9.4% for 2023/24, NUS Wales President Orla Tarn said:  
  • Students frozen out of Welsh Draft Budget

    Students demanded cost-of-living support on Tuesday afternoon at a rally organised by the National Union of Students (NUS). On the same day that the Welsh Government published its Draft Budget for 2023/24, speakers urged ministers to act by boosting student finance and cutting costs including rent and transport.
  • Blueprint published for supporting student mental health

    Post-16 education sector launches blueprint for supporting student mental health in Wales I weld y dudalen hon yn Gymraeg, cliciwch yma. Post-16 education providers have joined together to outline a call for education and statutory health services to work in partnership to protect students’ mental health. This key ask is...
  • Glasbrint wedi’i gyhoeddi i gefnogi iechyd meddwl myfyrwyr

    Y sector addysg ôl-16 yn lansio glasbrint ar gyfer cynnig cymorth iechyd meddwl i fyfyrwyr yng Nghymru To view this page in English, click here. Mae darparwyr addysg ôl-16 wedi dod at ei gilydd i amlinellu cais i addysg a gwasanaethau iechyd statudol weithio mewn partneriaeth er mwyn amddiffyn iechyd...