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Lord Ahmad visits Nottingham J-Soc

Yesterday, Lord Ahmad, Communities Minister Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon met with a group of Jewish student representatives from Nottingham J-Soc to discuss their concerns and interests both on and off campus.

 
JUEFA Cup 2015

The JUEFA Cup was played on a bright Manchester Sunday, with around 140 students lined up from all over the UK. The four pitches soon rang out with the sound of competition as shins clashed and goals were racked up. Some great skills were on show and most importantly, the UJS men’s team won a game for the first time in JUEFA’s seven year history!

 
UJS annual Save A Child's Heart Campaign

UJS is proud of its ongoing support for Save A Child’s Heart. This incredible Israeli-based international humanitarian organisation is dedicated to saving lives by improving the quality of cardiac care for children from developing countries and creating centres of medical competence in these countries.

 
Jewish students Go Global with Tzedek

UJS are proud to be partners with Tzedek, the UK Jewish community’s response to extreme poverty. Applications are open for Go Global, Tzedek’s 8 week summer volunteering programme in Ghana or India which is ideal for Jewish students looking to travel abroad this summer, whilst also gaining a fascinating insight into the world of development.

 
Statement on 'internet asbos'

In light of the recent report by MP’s examining the rising level of antisemitism in Britain, there has been the suggestion that social media users who persistently spread racial hatred online should be given ‘internet asbos’ which would block them from sites such as Facebook and Twitter.

 
Give Your Heart Out 2015

UJS is proud of its ongoing support for Save A Child’s Heart. This incredible Israeli-based international humanitarian organisation is dedicated to saving lives by improving the quality of cardiac care for children from developing countries and creating centres of medical competence in these countries.

 
And the next round is ... #Jewni15

Here at the UJS HQ we are buzzing for the start of Jewniversity Challenge. This is the third year we have hosted the event and can't wait to travel to the heats around the country to find out who is this years brainiest J-Soc.

 
Sell- out event at UJS and UJIA University Information Evening

Over one hundred Sixth formers and parents attended the UJIA and UJS University Information Evening at the LJCC on Tuesday 3rd February. Attendees had the opportunity to put questions to a panel, made up of representatives of UJS, CST and Jewish Chaplaincy, as well as current university J-Soc Presidents from Coventry, Middlesex, UCL and Birmingham.

 
UJS Team celebrate Tu B'Shevat

Today is Tu B'Shevat and the UJS team celebrated by trying 15 different types of fruit

 
Holocaust Memorial Day 2015 On Campus

Holocaust Memorial Day 2015 on Campus involved students across the country, Jewish and not Jewish, coming together to commemorate victims of the Nazi genocide.

 
UJS unequivocally condemns the comments made on Holocaust Memorial Day during an event at LSE

UJS unequivocally condemns the comments made on Holocaust Memorial Day during and after the event 'Gender and Resistance in Occupied Palestine' held by LSESU Palestine Society joint with LSESU Feminist Society.

 
Cambridge fighting talk in the lead up to Jewniversity 2015

As the return of Jewniversity is fast approaching, Cambridge are preparing to be the prestigious winners for their second year on a row...have you got what it takes to steal the crown?

 
UJS wants YOU - recruiting now for 2015 -16!

UJS are looking for dedicated and hardworking individuals who are seeking a challenging and rewarding year working for their national Union.

 
UJS President signs book of condolences in light of recent events in France

Yesterday, Ella Rose, UJS President, signed the book of condolences to show solidarity with France.

 
Jewish Community Leaders Meeting with David Cameron

Today, Ella Rose, UJS President was lucky enough to be part of the JLC (Jewish Leadership Council) delegation at Downing Street to talk about the work of UJS and the current issues that we are seeing on campus.

 
Jewniversity Challenge 2015

Jewniversity is back! Europe’s largest Jewish student quiz is coming to a city near you.

 
Mazel tov to UJS’ newest representatives

UJS Conference was home to some fantastic debates and speeches, but it also saw highly contested elections for UJS student leadership. UJS are proud to announce the following candidates have been elected:

 
State of the union - UJS Conference 2014

UJS President, Ella Rose gave this State of the union speech at UJS Conference 2014.

 
UJS Conference 2014

Close to 100 passionate and dedicated Jewish students attended UJS’ annual conference yesterday, taking the opportunity to debate and vote on policy, vote for the new leadership positions of UJS and be the first to hear the announcement of the next UJS President. This year was an exciting year for UJS Conference as it was the first time since the return of National Conference that we had a one member, one vote system and policy lapse.

 
UJS Summit 2014

Between Friday 28th and Sunday 30th November, student leaders from 23 J-Socs gathered at Grittleton House, Wiltshire for UJS’ annual training weekend; Summit. With over 100 attendees, including students from Scotland, Wales and Ireland, it was our first ever international Summit.

 
UJS launches new Holocaust Education Programme

On 19th November, representatives from universities across the country met at an intensive seminar to consider how they can educate their contemporaries about the Holocaust and its relevance today.

 
Winter Trips Safety & Security

Security update for Winter Trips to Israel

 
Time to lead

UJS are proud that we are peer-led, and that students shape the movement and the future that they wish to see. Every year hundreds of students stand for J-Soc committees, and many more choose to take their leadership skills to the next level.

 
Goldsmiths J-Soc are working closely with the Student Union, by Aaron Isaac

Goldsmiths J-Soc are working closely with the Student Union to ensure Holocaust Memorial Day is commemorated

 
Jewish Students will not let unions forget Holocaust Memorial Day

On Tuesday 14th October, Goldsmiths students union voted down a motion to support Holocaust Memorial Day. The motion was proposed by a non-Jewish student as part of a wider initiative to commemorate several other European genocide memorial days.

 
UJS partners with BLP for another successful Succah In The City

Although it wasn't actually in a Succah due to the bad weather, UJS in partnership with BLP hosted a great Law Networking Event for students interested in a career in Law

 
UJS Presidential Election nominations are now open!

Nominations are now open and this is your opportunity to shape the difference you wish to see within your union

 
UJS dedicates room to Alan Senitt

Last night, UJS had the privilege in dedicating a room in our office as the ‘Alan Senitt meeting room’. Alan set a phenomenal example for students and individuals across many communities.

 
UJS Freshers Weeks Two & Three

See what we have been up to the past few weeks!

 
UJS Freshers Week One

See what we have been getting up to this week

 
Succah in the City

Monday 13th October 2014, 6pm – 8pm

 
Keep Calm and Get Ready

Last night, UJS held a Pre-University briefing for new and returning students in light of Operation Protective Edge and with a focus on supporting Jewish students throughout their time at University.

 
Hello from Ella Rose

Let's get things started

 
 
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