Deep generational divide over Europe, as young favour EU membership and old want to stay outside. / Boris Johnson’s pleas for the UK to unite following Brexit have fallen on deaf ears, with the country still deeply split over the decision to leave the European Union, a new poll has suggested.
As Layla Moran has said, ‘staying in Erasmus should be a no-brainer’ – but the people in charge of our country seem to have no brains
'Choosing to limit our future' - Academics react as MPs vote against Erasmus study abroad scheme 10/01/2020
MPs have backed the government in voting against a popular EU programme which for years has helped students to study in other European countries.
Ursula von der Leyen tells students that deal will be ‘for your generation’.
John Major breaks Tory ranks as he urges young voters to stop Boris Johnson's Brexit plan 06/12/2019
Sir John Major will tonight call on millions of young people to use their votes to derail Boris Johnson’s Brexit plans in an extraordinary general election intervention.
"When he arrives October 17th, I ask that our European friends give Boris NOTHING and give the British people EVERYTHING!" - Magid Magid 09/10/2019
When he arrives October 17th, I ask that our European friends give Boris NOTHING and give the British people EVERYTHING! / Let's stop No-Deal, secure an extension and give the British people a #FinalSay
Our campaign is different, and so is this podcast. We’ll be hosting new voices, diverse perspectives and insider analysis from the next generation of People’s Vote activists. / FFS, Another Brexit Podcast is hosted by FFS co-founders Jason Arthur and Amanda Chetwynd-Cowieson, leaders of a youth and student-led movement for a People’s Vote on Brexit.
We intend to use modern advertising techniques to reach thousands of young people across social media and sign them up to vote.
200,000 people register to vote in 72 hours 05/09/2019
Nearly 200,000 people have applied to register to vote in just 72 hours, and more than half of them are under 35.
UK train operators to pull out of Interrail 07/08/2019
The UK’s train operators are to pull out of the Interrail scheme, which has allowed unlimited train travel across Europe for a fixed price for almost 50 years.
Indecision over Britain’s scheduled departure from the European Union three years after referendum feeds clashes within families as attitudes become more entrenched.
RECENT polls have suggested that opinion on independence versus staying in the UK is split almost 50:50. And once Boris Johnson and a possible "no-deal" Brexit are added into the mix, support for independence moves into the lead.
Information and opportunities for young people across Europe.
If any of the candidates genuinely cared about listening to and engaging with younger voices, they would commit to a vote on the final Brexit deal.
Youth representatives from the Conservatives, Labour, Liberal Democrats, Green Party and Plaid Cymru urge MPs to back Final Say vote
In Northern Ireland, My Generation Has The Most To Lose Through Brexit, So Why Do We Have The Least Say? 23/05/2019
Regardless of the European election results, the rhetoric on “binning the backstop” will begin again next week. But more than any time in the past two decades, politicians from Westminster need to show courage and leadership on Northern Ireland.
The system has failed us. Still, huge numbers of under-34s have registered to vote in the European elections.
Every election is determined by those who show up. / No matter how you vote, it’s important that young people turn out in this year’s European Elections. Find out who’s standing in your local area.
This may very well be the last time we get to vote in these elections, and a large part of how the next years shape up will be down to us. Our future is in our hands.
The Future of Europe: Disruption, Continuity and Change - Scottish Centre on European Relations 06/05/2019
Strategy report setting out the big future challenges for the EU – and Scotland’s contribution to that European future
Younger generation will be forced to clear up Brexit chaos left by politicians, headteachers told 05/05/2019
The country’s children will be forced to clear up the Brexit “chaos” left by politicians, a headteachers’ union leader has said.
DiscoverEU - 18 years old and citizen of the European Union? Get ready to explore Europe! 16/05/2019
DiscoverEU is an initiative of the European Union giving you the opportunity to travel around Europe. By travelling mainly by rail (there are exceptions to allow those living on islands or in remote areas to take part), you will discover Europe’s stunning landscapes and its endless variety of cities and towns.
The loss of the scheme would be a devastating blow for the social mobility of students from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Young people are strongly in favour of a People’s Vote – with only 9% against it, survey finds.