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UJS Meets Universities Minister

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Tu B’shevat

Tu B’shvat (or Tu Bishvat) is the Hebrew term for the date ‘the 15th of Shevat’ which the Mishna (Rosh Hashana 1:1) lists as being ‘the New Year of the Trees

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LGBT+ History Month 2020

Our job as student leaders is to fight for those in our society who need us most, leading a student culture which celebrates diversity and standing up for each other when we need it most. That’s why we are proud to mark LGBT+ History Month, both as a celebration of our LGBT+ Jewish community, and as a focus on how much further we can go to expel homophobia, transphobia and biphobia from our Jewish student society and beyond.

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UJS statement in response to CST’s 2019 Antisemitic Incidents Report

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UJS Delegation of Jewish Student Leaders Meet Communities Secretary

Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick meeting with UJS and Jewish student leaders

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Get STEM-ulated at PinkNews’ LGBT+ STEM careers event

This year’s LGBT+ History Month aims to educate-out prejudice and make LGBT+ people visible in all
their rich diversity. For current students and recent graduates, one way of highlighting this is through
diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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Government commit £500,000 grant to continue UJS-HET’S Lessons From Auschwitz Universities Project

University, student union and NUS leaders visit Auschwitz-Birkenau as part of our 'Lessons from Auschwitz' Universities Project together with HET, November 2018

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Work for UJS!

Apply for the UJS Sabbatical Team 2020-2021!

Find out how you can apply for the UJS Sabbatical Team 2020-2021!

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Motions, Conference, Democracy in Action!

Sign up for conference here: Deadline to sign up is the 5th December 10am!

Submit your motions here Deadline 27th November

UJS Conference is YOUR CHANCE to have YOUR VOICE heard. Are you passionate about a cause? Angry about a policy? Or driven about one of our core principles? Come to UJS Conference to make your voice heard!

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TRAIN of thought

Whether it is a journey from Nottingham to Edinburgh, Finchley Road to Ruislip or just from A to B, train travel is something that we use regularly. Yet, in the UK, most notably in London it is almost a heinous crime of British tradition to talk to another person on the train, especially to someone you don’t know! Striking up a conversation with the stranger sat next to you is just something that doesn’t happen on a regular basis.

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About UJS

We are the voice of over 8,500 Jewish students, spanning 60 Jewish Societies (J-Socs) on campuses across the UK and Ireland. We are traditional, progressive, cultural and spiritual; we come from the left, centre and right and can be found across religious and political spectrums.

Together we create and deliver powerful campaigns; fighting prejudice, advancing inclusion, and inspiring education and action on the issues that matter to us. 

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