July 3, 2015

More than 130 student councils, pubs, orgs vow to stop tuition deregulation, school fees hikes

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As of today, more than 130 student councils / governments, publications, organizations and other youth and student formations in the country, and still counting, have signed the manifesto against tuition and other school fees (OSF) increases and BS Aquino III’s education deregulation. Spearheaded by the National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) and the Rise for Education (R4E) Alliance, the manifesto continues to unite students across the country to fight for their right to education and against the high cost of education. “We urge the Aquino administration and the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) to implement a tuition moratorium,…

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LGBTQI Fight with Pride for the People!


The National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) is one with the LGBTQI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersexed) community in the call for genuine equality, a stop to violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI), and the forwarding that LGBTQI rights are not only gender/sexual rights, but are human rights. NUSP strongly believes that the LGBTQI struggle is not divorced from the socio-political and class struggle. LGBTQI rights are human rights – and these are part of the call of the masses of people for genuine liberation and emancipation. NUSP firmly believes that…

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#ChangePH: Social Media Day 2015

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Tweetup Manila: KABATAAN PARTYLIST, Kabataan, Tayo ang Pag-asa and Rise for Education is one of the community exhibitor this Saturday (June 27) in celebration of 2015 Social Media Day. Come and join us! See you at Museo Pambata by 10am-8pm. | Get your FREE tickets here: bit.ly/ChangePH | For queries just contact 0935-4869915 and 0975-212-0958 or email us at nusphilippines@yahoo.com. The 4th Annual celebration of Social Media Day organized by TweetupMNL. TweetupMNL is a community of netizens who are united by their passion for social media. They have been holding Twitter Meetups, or TweetUps, since 2009 all over Metro Manila. Aside…

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P1NAS Forum: Asserting Philippine sovereignty in the wake of the China-US power play


The National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) together with P1NAS, a broad citizen’s movement to unite our people in defense of our sovereignty and territorial integrity would like to invite your respective student councils / organizations / political parties this July 25, 2015 at Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (PLM), Justo Albert Auditorium for a forum which will discuss the immediate threats to Philippine sovereignty – Chinese expansionism and US interventionism. With Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio, together with Prof. Bobby Tuazon and Rep. Neri Colmenares as guest speakers. Kindly bring your school IDs for the…

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Student Union Urges Fraternities & Other Groups: End Violence and Serve the Students and the People


The National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) condemns the recent incident of violence involving two fraternities in the University of the Philippines (UP) – Diliman and calls on the UP administration for a speedy and impartial investigation regarding the incident. We call on all student formations, be it fraternities, sororities, academic organizations, political parties and other groups, to join the rest of the Filipino students and youth in the reverberating call to end the cultures of violence and impunity. Violence among students and youth is not confined nor isolated to fraternities and sororities. Violence is as harsh as…

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NUSP Edgar Jopson Educational Discussion Festival


The National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) is a nation-wide alliance of student councils/governments/unions committed to the advancement of the students’ democratic rights and welfare. Since its establishment in 1957, NUSP has been consistently at the forefront of the students’ struggle for their rights and welfare and in solidarity with the Filipino people’s struggle for genuine freedom and democracy. As such, NUSP has earned the recognition of being the legitimate student center here and abroad. As part of building sensient, just and socially-responsible student leaders, NUSP has an education program known as Edgar Jopson Education and Training Center…

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“Kabataan, Tayo ang Pag-asa”: A Vow of Vigilance

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The National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP), the largest and broadest alliance of more than 650 student councils / governments / federations in the country, remains steadfast and firm in Gat. Jose Rizal’s belief that the youth is the hope of the nation. Together with the masses of the Filipino people, the youth play a pivotal role in genuine social change and emancipation. As we commemorate the birth of one of the young Filipino martyrs who fought against oppression and inequality, the student union, together with other progressive student and youth groups, reaffirms its commitment in serving the…

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Keep Lumad children in school! END military attacks on schools!


The National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP), the largest and broadest alliance of student councils / governments / federations in the country, asserts the right of every Filipino, especially the indigenous and the Lumad children, to quality, free and violence-free and military-free education. Schools are not military camps! Let us support the 2,896 Lumad children’s and their teachers’ and parents‘ fight against military intrusion, camping and attacks on their schools. We hold accountable the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Aquino government for allowing the military to camp in and for endorsing the closure of atleast 24 schools…

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UPLB Students, Bogus Independence and State Fascism


The National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP), together with other organizations and student councils of the University of the Philippines Los Banos (UPLB) , condemn the state fascism of the Aquino regime for the arrest of 13 activists, including three UPLB students, namely, Carlo Alberto, Romina Marcaida, and Chachi Cañeso, during the Independence Day protest in Kawit City, Cavite.  Wrongly accused of illegal assembly, the students and activists have been unduly prevented by the government from practicing their constitutional right to organize and assembly. This proves that the country celebrates false independence as the State itself fails to…

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End Dependence Day: Defend Philippine Sovereignty! Hands-Off China and US!

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The National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP), the largest and broadest alliance of student councils / governments / federations in the country, is one with the Filipino people in asserting for genuine independence and in defending Philippine sovereignty this 117th year of “bogus” independence. We go out to the streets today, June 12, 2015, not to celebrate this “nominal independence day,” but to protest the Chinese government’s blatant disregard and disrespect of Philippine sovereignty and to protest the continued adherence of the Philippine government to the imperialist dictates of the United States (US) government. It is our duty…

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