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Jun 5 2018 3:25PM
Book your place on the Student Media Summit 2018

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Jun 29 2017 5:15PM
Student activists boost campaign skills at AIUK HQ

A review of this year's Action For Change event — a day of skill sharing and training for student activsts at AIUK HQ.

May 21 2013 10:55AM
An Arms Trade Treaty at last: my reflections

I’m sitting here in a haze. Yesterday I attended a historic milestone. A celebration that meant that over 20 years of campaigning had taken effect. On 3 June an Arms Trade Treaty will be open for signatures. We will no longer live in a...

Mar 1 2013 2:27PM
Students head to Amnesty HQ for Action for Change 2013

Stay on top of all the action here, by following our storify of the weekend. [ View the story "Action For Change 2013" on Storify ] Action For Change 2013 Storified by Amnesty UK · Fri, Mar 01 2013 07:01:23 Amnesty students from across...

Feb 20 2013 6:53PM
Why Activism Is Not A Solitary Vocation (And Can Be Quite A Laugh)

By Martin, Glasgow University Amnesty Student Group There are days when being a passionate human rights advocate can seem like a solitary vocation, but 9 February was not one of them. It was the day Glasgow University Amnesty Student...

Nov 18 2012 4:44PM
The hope and future of the Amnesty movement

"Spend some time every day defending your human rights while you have them. Enjoy them to the full. Don't wait until your rights are taken away to start standing up for them!" That was Jenni Williams of Women Of Zimbabwe Arise's...

Nov 16 2012 12:06PM
Amnesty International UK Student Conference 2012 begins today!

The final preparations are taking place and we're buzzing with excitement as 250 students head straight towards us from Aberdeen, Exeter and Dublin and many universities in between. These two figures by street artist Stik have arrived...

Jun 19 2012 5:57PM
The Arms Trade Treaty Campaign; what an exciting time to be involved with Amnesty!

By Hannah Russell, 2nd year Ancient History Student at Royal Holloway As anyone who is involved in Amnesty will know, the Arms Trade Treaty talks will be taking place in July, an event that could be remembered as one of the greatest...

Jun 12 2012 3:56PM
Student Human Rights Reporter of the Year

Today's blog is written by Amy Mackinnon, who was awarded Student Human Rights Reporter 2012 at the Amnesty Media Awards on Tuesday 29 May for her article The Curious Case of John Oguchuckwu, The Glasgow Guardian I once read somewhere...

Apr 23 2012 4:06PM
The 2012 AGM: An electric atmosphere - energising, inspiring and entertaining in a wholly different way!

By Caitlin Green, Student Action Network Committee (STAN) + York University Amnesty Student Group Co-Chair The Amnesty International UK Annual General Meeting (AGM) has just been wrapped up splendidly, with a real sense of community...

Mar 9 2011 11:00AM
Sleepout 2011

When we started talking about the sleepout action last month, I was honestly not quite sure what to expect. Were students going to brave the cold to sleep out in the streets? Would they manage to raise awareness about the right to work...

Feb 1 2011 11:00AM
Sleeping Out

Towards the end of February, between the 21st and 27th, around 1000 Amnesty and STAR activists will be taking to the streets with their sleeping bags and spending an uncomfortable night on the pavement. We’re doing this to highlight...

Jul 13 2009 12:00PM
Media Awards: A view from the next generation

At last month’s Media Awards we asked a few student journalists along to get their take on it. Here are the thoughts of Kat Lay, Editor of London Student “ The mood in Western journalism, in blogs, books and even chats over cups of tea...