Posted: Fri, 15 Dec 2017
The NSS has told a parliamentary committee free speech should be protected "not only as a legal concept" on university campuses.
Posted: Thu, 12 Oct 2017
Organisers will allow the Christian Union to exhibit at future freshers' fairs at an Oxford college, after an earlier decision to ban it.
Posted: Fri, 29 Sep 2017
LSE has accepted that gender segregation at an Islamic Society dinner was unlawful after an NSS-backed complaint.
Posted: Mon, 13 Feb 2017
University administrations are becoming increasingly "censorious", with 43% of universities censoring speech that might "offend" religious people, according to online magazine Spiked.
Posted: Fri, 06 May 2016
The Equality and Human Rights Commission has been asked by the Department for Education to investigate an independent Islamic school that segregated its staff by gender.
Posted: Mon, 29 Feb 2016
A student-led free speech campaign supported by the counter-extremism think tank Quilliam is urging for reform of campus debate, as the NUS faces calls from secularists and ex-Muslims to revise 'safe space' policies.
Posted: Mon, 28 Sep 2015
The National Secular Society has welcomed Warwick Student Union's decision to host secular campaigner Maryam Namazie. The Union reversed their ban on her speaking following huge public pressure.
Posted: Fri, 25 Sep 2015
Maryam Namazie has been blocked from speaking to the Warwick Atheists, Secularists and Humanists' Society after the Student Union said the ex-Muslim campaigner could 'insult' religion.
Posted: Mon, 20 Jul 2015
Despite criticising "segregated" education, Prime Minister David Cameron has defended the continuation of faith schools in a speech on counter extremism.
Posted: Tue, 14 Jul 2015
New research has warned that a 'culture conducive' to non-violent extremism has emerged on campuses and that universities are still vulnerable to radical preachers, despite past warnings.
Bath Student Union says decision to cut Jesus and Mohammed sketch was “in line with normal practice”
Posted: Mon, 11 May 2015
Bath Student Union has defended their decision to cut 'blasphemous' material from a student group's comedy show, saying that it is "normal practice" for Student Union officers to edit scripts.
Posted: Mon, 27 Apr 2015
Student Union officials and university chaplains ordered a line featuring Mohammed cut from a student comedy show, because it caused "great offence."
Posted: Thu, 23 Apr 2015
The National Union of Students has voted to work with Islamic 'civil rights' group Cage, against the Government's counter-terror and counter-radicalisation strategy.
Posted: Mon, 23 Feb 2015
Sheikh Haitham al-Haddad, who once said "godless homosexuals" engaged in a "criminal act", is to be hosted by the University of Westminster Islamic Society.
Posted: Wed, 15 Oct 2014
The National Union of Students' National Executive Committee has rejected a motion condemning the Islamic State and endorsing solidarity with the Kurds and Iraqi people after opponents branded it "Islamophobic".
Posted: Mon, 21 Jul 2014
The National Secular Society has welcomed new legal guidance from the Equality and Human Rights Commission clarifying that gender segregation of university and campus events is unlawful.
Posted: Tue, 26 Nov 2013
A report just published by vice-chancellors' group Universities UK, has advised that segregation by gender in talks from external speakers is fine.
Posted: Tue, 10 Sep 2013
Birmingham Metropolitan College, which earlier this week issued a ban on all face coverings on college premises, has now modified the policy to permit the wearing of niqabs or Muslim face veils.