Nouse Events

York Union review: “This House believes that immigration MUST be curbed”

Michael Hollins reviews the hotly debated York Union event. Includes exclusive interview with Dan Hodges and Victoria Ayling

York Union Review: Debt and antidepressants – are today’s students too scared to succeed?

Emily Collins reviews Professor Tanya Byron’s talk on mental health issues among young people

York Union Review: Jon Snow: Iran, the US, and current affairs

George Wood reviews another top-notch York Union event

York Union Review: Alastair Campbell: Life and Times

Rosie Shields reviews the sold out York Union event

York Union Review: This House believes Thatcherism must be abandoned to save Britain’s economy

This Wednesday, a second debate in a series of debates and talks organised by York Union this term, focused on the issue of whether “Thatcherism must be abandoned to save Britain’s economy”. Proposing the motion were Vidhya Alakeson, deputy chief executive of the Resolution Foundation think tank, and Stefan Stern. Offering the arguments against were […]

Review: Religion debate, York Union

Lucie Parker reviews the York Union’s spectacular first event

Students create York Union

A group of students have founded the York Union. The independent group will run an expanded debate and speaker programme building on this year’s Nouse Events series

Festival of Ideas: Implementation key in welfare debate

Should a single working man fund a family on £26,000 in benefits? Why is the welfare process so useless? How can you balance the North-South divide? These were among the questions discussed this past Friday when Nouse Events co-hosted a meeting of minds from around the UK as part of the University’s Festival of Ideas. […]

Anthony Seldon: Politics, Education, Happiness

Nouse Events hosted commentator, author and headmaster Anthony Seldon on Friday for the first talk of this term

Rachel Reeves: Coalition failings and Labour’s alternative

Rachel Reeves, Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury, spoke last night to over 100 people in the Bowland Auditorium for this term’s first Nouse Event. As Labour’s no 2 economic minister, she spoke about the failings of the Coalition’s cuts driven economic policy and the alternative the Labour Party offers, focusing on the importance of […]

In conversation with Jeremy Paxman

On Friday, Jeremy Paxman visited the university for the latest event held by Nouse Events, a new speaker programme being run by the paper. After hosting Lord Adonis for their inaugural event on October 31st, the event was their second of the term. Having quickly sold out online and been moved to a bigger venue, […]

Lord Adonis: How education must change

On Wednesday evening the student newspaper Nouse held their first event in a new events series being run by the society. Lord Adonis, the Labour frontbencher, former Education Minister and Transport Secretary, gave a talk on “Class war: How education must change” to over one hundred people in the Bowland Auditorium. Adonis spoke at length […]

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