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student union

A building on a college campus with facilities for social and organizational activities.
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stu′dent un′ion

a building on a college campus set aside for recreational, social, and governmental activities of the students.
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Noun1.student union - a building on a college campus dedicated to social and organizational activities of the student body
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
campus - a field on which the buildings of a university are situated
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In a press conference,Sindhu Nawaz Ghangro of Youth Action Committee demanded of the federal as well as provincial governments to restore student union in the universities without any delay.
In order to involve youth in constructive politics and to develop a breed of better politicians in future, encouraging student union elections is mandatory.
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Surveys show that a large proportion of university students take illegal substances and an increasing number of student unions are now looking into drug testing as an alternative to zero tolerance policies.
Anne Scanlan, director of education at Life, said: "Life has on many occasions been impeded in its right to freedom of expression on university campuses because of the actions of student unions some of which have adopted a pro-abortion policy.
Besides these activities, police lobbed teargas shells to disperse AMU students who were demanding the arrest of protesters who had forced their way into the campus, shouting slogans over the portrait, which hangs at the student union office.
Deputy head of Helwan University student union Youssef Ahmed Abdel Hakam reportedly resigned from his position following threats from the university's administration to the union.
Maryam Namazie was due to make a presentation to Warwick University's Student Union October 28, having been invited by the Warwick Atheists, Secularists and Humanists (WASH) group.
"All of the research about improving student engagement is focused on traditional, on-campus students, and refers to strategies such as getting students involved with the student union, extracurricular activities and other activities," says Glynn Cavin, associate vice chancellor for distance learning and director of eTroy.
Chris Marsden, chairman of Huddersfield Civic Society, thought it re-opened closer to St Paul's Church and suggested it became the Student Union of Huddersfield Polytechnic.

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