We are excited to announce the UJS team for 2015-16! We are looking forward to the year ahead and the level of enthusiasm that the new team will bring to their roles.
It has been great to see so many dedicated and inspiring leaders within the community recognised for their achievements on the 25 under 25 and 40 under 40 lists. Many on the lists have been heavily involved with J-Soc and UJS during their time at or following University and this is truly amazing to see.
Awards season may be over but we have the highlights from the UJS Student Awards 2015 for you all to enjoy!
Spaces going fast for this summer's Manhigut trip! Your unique opportunity to gain a deep understanding of Israel, the conflict and its complexities.
NUS Conference 2015 is fast approaching so we thought it fitting to write some brief information about NUS, Conference and getting involved in student politics.
Mazal Tov once again to all those on the 25 Under 25 list and those that were mentioned! Here are some more spotlights on some of the those who made the list who have had huge involvement with UJS.
Did you go on Israel tour? Now is the time to give back to those that organised the summer of a lifetime and also ensure that many more are able to go on tour. We would like to invite you to join us for 2 hours at UJIA's Super Sunday!
Although the UJS Student Awards are now over, there was still the highly anticipated top ten of the Jewish News’ 25 under 25. It is great that so many dedicated and inspiring leaders in the community being recognised for their achievements. Eight out of the top ten have been heavily involved with J-Soc and UJS during their time at or following University and this is truly amazing to see.
Last night, over 150 people gathered for the annual UJS Student Awards which celebrates students’ contributions to Jewish life on campus. Representatives were at the awards from over 25 J-Socs throughout the UK and Ireland with 67 students nominated for 11 awards. Mazal Tov to those that won and all those that were nominated for awards this year!
Over 1400 Jewish and non-Jewish supporters of Israel from across the political spectrum gathered in Central London for the annual We Believe in Israel Conference. Attendees heard from speakers such as the Rt Hon Michael Gove MP; Michael Dugher MP, The Chief Rabbi and His Excellency Ambassador Daniel Taub.
On 1st March 2015, 20 of the finest Jewish student quizzers gathered in Cambridge for the highly anticipated Jewniversity Challenge Final. Competing to become the Jewniversity Champions were: Bristol, Nottingham, St Andrews, London Egal and Cambridge who had an automatic pass to the final after winning last year.
UJS supported Jewish students across the country to deliver a balanced debate on Israel-Palestine during Israeli Apartheid Week, an incredibly hostile and biased week of campaigning.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Today is Tu B'Shevat and the UJS team celebrated by trying 15 different types of fruit
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.
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 President, Ella Rose gave this State of the union speech at UJS Conference 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.
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.
See what we have been getting up to this week
Monday 13th October 2014, 6pm – 8pm