GE Series: The Conservative Party

By: Beth Vincent Beth Vincent is a first Year BSc International Development Student and Vice President of the Reading University Conservative Association ¬† The Conservatives and the Labour party are considered the two main parties in the UK- although this becoming increasingly more contestable in recent election cycles. The most fundamental difference between the two … Continue reading GE Series: The Conservative Party

GE Series: Scottish National Party

By: Andrew Fry Andrew is a 2nd year French and International Relations student at the University of Aberdeen, but he also works seasonally in ASDA in his home town of Dundee. He has been involved in politics since the Scottish independence referendum in 2014. Background: The Scottish National Party, or SNP, was formed in 1934. … Continue reading GE Series: Scottish National Party

GE Series: The Liberal Democrats

By: Usman Mahmood Bukhari¬† An avid participant of student politics and former President of three different societies. Usman has been campaigning heavily on freedom of speech and having a humanist chaplaincy in the SU. He is a centrist who believes that helping people via pragmatic measure is the best way, and this is why he … Continue reading GE Series: The Liberal Democrats

GE Series: Why International Students Should Vote

The season of door knocking and leaflets invasion is upon us. Although it came 2 years early, its time to face the music and prepare for the 8th of June. Many international students studying in the UK don't know that they too have a right to vote. This information is never explicitly relayed to them … Continue reading GE Series: Why International Students Should Vote