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:
UJS President, Ella Rose gave this State of the union speech at 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.
This year, UJS Conference is happening in London on December 14th and this is your chance, as Jewish students in the UK, to have your voice heard and shape your union.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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On a day when Jewish students led the student’s movement’s efforts to stop neo-Nazi national action coming on to campuses, they also stood up for their rights and the fight against antisemitism.
Monday 13th October 2014, 6pm – 8pm