Mauritian Eagle Insurance Co. Limited (MEI.mu) 2010 Abridged Report

first_imgMauritian Eagle Insurance Co. Limited (MEI.mu) listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Insurance sector has released it’s 2010 abridged results.For more information about Mauritian Eagle Insurance Co. Limited (MEI.mu) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Mauritian Eagle Insurance Co. Limited (MEI.mu) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Mauritian Eagle Insurance Co. Limited (MEI.mu)  2010 abridged results.Company ProfileMauritian Eagle Insurance Co. Limited is a leading insurance company headquartered in Mauritius that provides insurance products and services for private individuals, SMEs, and corporates in Mauritius, where services such as property insurance against damage to building and other structures, machinery equipment, motor insurance; liability insurance, including employers, family, product, professional indemnity, public, directors and officers liability, accident and health insurance are offered. Mauritian Eagle Insurance Co. Limited is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius.last_img read more

Uchumi Supermarket Limited (USL.rw) 2012 Abridged Report

first_imgUchumi Supermarket Limited (USL.rw) listed on the Rwanda Stock Exchange under the Retail sector has released it’s 2012 abridged results.For more information about Uchumi Supermarket Limited (USL.rw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Uchumi Supermarket Limited (USL.rw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Uchumi Supermarket Limited (USL.rw)  2012 abridged results.Company ProfileUchumi Supermarket Limited is a leading retail group based in Kenya offering customers a wide selection of fresh fruit, vegetables, fish, meat, bread and pastries as well as a range of local merchandise which includes appliances and home decor. The group has 20 stores located in major towns and cities in Kenya; including Nairobi, Karatina, Meru, Eldoret, Kericho, Juja, Mombasa and Kisumu. Uchumi Supermarket Limited also has stores in Uganda and Tanzania, and recently extended its footprint to include Rwanda. The company owns and manages Kasarani Mall Limited, a property management subsidiary. Uchumi Supermarket Limited is listed on the Rwanda Stock Exchangelast_img read more

Nettleton 198 / SAOTA

first_imgArchDaily Houses Save this picture!© Adam Letch+ 24 Share Photographs:  Adam LetchText description provided by the architects. The clients, a British couple living in Cape Town, requested a six-bedroom, seven-level home that makes the most of the site, the views and the mountain. The lower levels of the existing structure were totally remodelled while the upper level was demolished to allow for two new levels.Save this picture!© Adam Letch“Inspiration was drawn from the mountain and dark colours were used on the facade, allowing the building to visually recede into the mountain instead of being an obtrusive construction,” says Greg Truen, Project Partner. The site enjoys spectacular views, both of the sea and Lions Head and these views and the impact of the sun were key informants contributing to the overall design.Save this picture!© Adam LetchThe sun being both a defining and also harsh influence on the property inspired the choice of screens, shutters and louvres that give the lower levels its distinctive gravitas. The living room can open up onto the west and the east completely, giving it the feeling of an open pavilion.Save this picture!© Adam LetchThe finishes and detailing have been very carefully considered to achieve an integrated and visually effortless whole. The exterior of the building is clad in powder-coated aluminium which resulted in a very robust and precise surface finish. Internally, a much warmer look was achieved by using walnut timber. Black marble & glass were integrated into the design as accents.Save this picture!© Adam LetchThe home is peppered with unusual design ‘delights’. The circular entrance area, clad in walnut timber, is one of the main features of the house. The space is amplified by a fascinating lighting installation of backlit slumped glass, that renders an “other-worldly” effect. An elegant floating timber staircase employs hanging stainless steel rods for a refreshing take on a balustrade. Others include the walnut-clad kitchen box, the granite-clad rim-flow pool and the sculptural cantilevered carbon fibre bar.Save this picture!CorteThe clients wished to keep the interior as lean and focused as possible and the selection of furniture and lighting is both graphic and strong. Project gallerySee allShow lessThink Space: Past Forward Call for PapersArticlesOMA’s Reinier de Graaf talks Megalopoli(tic)sArticles Share Projects Nettleton 198 / SAOTA Nettleton 198 / SAOTASave this projectSaveNettleton 198 / SAOTA ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/259661/nettleton-198-saota Clipboard “COPY” CopyAbout this officeSAOTA – Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen ArchitectsOfficeFollowProductsWoodGlass#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesHousesCiudad del CaboSouth AfricaPublished on August 03, 2012Cite: “Nettleton 198 / SAOTA” 02 Aug 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Read commentsBrowse the CatalogShowershansgroheShower MixersVinyl Walls3MVinyl Finish – DI-NOC™ Abrasion ResistantPartitionsSkyfoldIntegrating Operable Walls in a SpaceLightsVibiaLamps – NorthCultural / PatrimonialIsland Exterior FabricatorsSeptember 11th Memorial Museum Envelope SystemSkylightsVELUX CommercialAtrium Longlight, DZNE GermanyHanging LampsLouis PoulsenLamp – PH ArtichokeTiles / Mosaic / GresiteHisbalitMosaic Tiles – TexturasAcousticMetawellAluminum Panels – Acoustic SailsMineral / Organic PaintsKEIMTiO2-free Mineral Paint – Soldalit®-ArteWall / Ceiling LightsA-LightWall Grazer Concealed LightsDoorsBuster and PunchDoor Hardware – Pull BarMore products »Read commentsSave世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my streamcenter_img ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/259661/nettleton-198-saota Clipboard “COPY” Photographs CopyHouses•Ciudad del Cabo, South Africa 2011 Architects: SAOTA – Stefan Antoni Olmesdahl Truen Architects Year Completion year of this architecture project South Africa Year: last_img read more

London Marathon runners raise £21m on JustGiving

first_img About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Howard Lake | 5 May 2015 | News  30 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis London Marathon runners raise £21m on JustGiving AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThiscenter_img Advertisement Tagged with: Digital Events Justgiving London marathon Runners in the Virgin Money London Marathon last month have raised £21 million, with the total amount expected to reach £23 million. The total amount raised on the site for the 2014 London Marathon was £19.7 million.JustGiving and 2015 London Marathon in numbers• 500,000+ people donated on JustGiving• donations received from 117 countries• 15,000+ JustGiving pages created• Pages received an average of 45 donations each, an increase of three donations per page on the 2014 figure.• The most raised by one individual’s JustGiving page was £316,107.05, raised for the Elton John Aids Foundation by Jeremy JosephCharles Wells, chief marketing officer for JustGiving, said:“JustGiving are proud to be the number one fundraising platform for the London Marathon. Runners and their fantastic supporters have already raised over £21 million on JustGiving at the 2015 London Marathon, cementing its position as the world’s most important fundraising event.”Of course, London Marathon runners used other online fundraising platforms, including Virgin Money Giving, which was the official fundraising platform for the event.last_img read more

Naval Demonstration of Biofuels

first_img Because the nation’s reliance on foreign oil is a significant and well-recognized military vulnerability – U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus says the Navy is pursuing alternatives. A U.S. Navy Carrier Strike Group was operating on advanced biofuel for two days to test the fuel’s performance in an operational setting. The demonstration took place off the coast of Hawaii as part of the Rim of the Pacific Exercise. Mabus observed operations – including fueling helicopters and jets from the deck of a nuclear-powered carrier, completing arrested landings of aircraft onto a carrier – the first ever using biofuels, refueling a destroyer while underway and air-to-air refueling. Mabus says the successful demonstration was a unique opportunity to witness the seamless integration of advanced biofuel and energy efficient technologies in some of the Navy’s most sophisticated air and sea platforms. U.S. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack says the historic significance of the Navy’s operation on biofuels should not be underestimated. According to Vilsack – we can, as a nation, change the fuel production and distribution paradigm in the world if we are consistent in our efforts to increase our production and use of domestic biofuels which are important to our energy and national security as well as create jobs. Naval Demonstration of Biofuels Previous articleDrought a Stark Reminder of Need for Farm BillNext articleMore Indiana Counties May Be Declared Disaster Gary Truitt By Gary Truitt – Jul 19, 2012 Source: NAFB News Service Facebook Twittercenter_img Facebook Twitter Home Energy Naval Demonstration of Biofuels SHARE SHARElast_img read more

Relief as Clothilde Reiss leaves for France but crackdown on press in Iran goes on

first_img February 25, 2021 Find out more Organisation Reporters Without Borders today expressed relief at the official news that teacher Clothilde Reiss was on her way home to France from Iran but pointed out that many journalists remain in prison amid a continuing crackdown.“This good news should not allow us to forget the ongoing repression and that many journalists are still in jail as pressure mounts ahead of the first anniversary of the contested re-election of Mahmoud Ahmadinedjad as president on 12 June”, the worldwide press freedom organisation said.The intelligence ministry has summoned Iran’s journalists and made them sign written promises not to cover any future demonstrations. Elsewhere, journalist Henghameh Shahidi was sentenced on 8 May to six years in prison for “propaganda against the regime”, “taking part in illegal demonstrations” and “acting against national security”. Meanwhile, the health of imprisoned journalists has been deteriorating and Emadoldin Baghi, Badrolssadat Mofidi, Mahbobeh Karami, Said Matinepour and Hanghameh Shahidihttp://en.rsf.org/iran-several-journalists-held-in-evin-01-04-2010,36914… all require medical treatment, which they have been refused. Press freedom has been under serious attack in Iran since 2009. Around 40 newspapers and websites have been shut down and some 3000 journalists can no longer work for fear of repression. Several netizens are also currently in jail, for having, like Clothilde Reiss, transmitted photos and news about opposition demonstrations.Reiss, a French teacher at Isfahan university in central Iran, was arrested on 1st July 2009 when she was about to leave the country. She was accused of “damaging Iran’s national security” for gathering information about opposition demonstrations against Ahmadinedjad in Isfahan on 15 and 17 June.She was released on bail on 16 August and placed under house arrest at the French embassy in Tehran. Two five-year jail sentences against her were replaced on 15 May by a heavy fine equivalent to 285,000 euros. She did not appeal. Reiss and her family were due to be received by French President Nicolas Sarkozy after her arrival back in France. May 16, 2010 – Updated on January 20, 2016 Relief as Clothilde Reiss leaves for France but crackdown on press in Iran goes on Iran: Press freedom violations recounted in real time January 2020 RSF_en Follow the news on Iran After Hengameh Shahidi’s pardon, RSF asks Supreme Leader to free all imprisoned journalists News Receive email alerts IranMiddle East – North Africa center_img News Call for Iranian New Year pardons for Iran’s 21 imprisoned journalists March 18, 2021 Find out more IranMiddle East – North Africa News June 9, 2021 Find out more News Help by sharing this information to go furtherlast_img read more

Worldwide Sensing Devices Industry to 2025 – Key Drivers, Challenges and Trends – ResearchAndMarkets.com

first_img Twitter Previous articlemce’s Appointments Global Marketing Director to Support Its Next Phase of GrowthNext articleRimini Street ist jetzt offizieller Händler auf dem Marketplace der Regierung Neuseelands Digital AIM Web Support Twitter By Digital AIM Web Support – February 9, 2021 WhatsApp TAGS  DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb 9, 2021– The “Global Sensing Devices Market for Farms 2021-2025” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The publisher has been monitoring the sensing devices market for farms and it is poised to grow by $576.42 million during 2021-2025 progressing at a CAGR of 13% during the forecast period. The report on sensing devices market for farms provides a holistic analysis, market size and forecast, trends, growth drivers, and challenges, as well as vendor analysis covering around 25 vendors. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current global market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment. The market is driven by the increase in smart farming practices, farmer focus on improving soil health and need to use certified sensing devices in farms and meet food safety norms. The sensing devices market for farms market analysis includes product segment and geographical landscapes. This study identifies the availability of funding for vendors as one of the prime reasons driving the sensing devices market for farms growth during the next few years. Also, technology advances and rising inclination toward climate smart solutions in farms will lead to sizable demand in the market. Companies Mentioned Agri-TechECampbell Scientific Inc.E.S.I. Environmental Sensors Inc.Irrometer Co. Inc.Robert Bosch GmbHStevens Water Monitoring Systems Inc.The Toro Co.Trimble Inc.Yara International ASAYuktix Technologies The report on sensing devices market for farms covers the following areas: Sensing devices market for farms sizingSensing devices market for farms forecastSensing devices market for farms industry analysis The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to an analysis of the key vendors. The publisher presents a detailed picture of the market by the way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources by an analysis of key parameters such as profit, pricing, competition, and promotions. It presents various market facets by identifying the key industry influencers. The data presented is comprehensive, reliable, and a result of extensive research – both primary and secondary. The market research reports provide a complete competitive landscape and an in-depth vendor selection methodology and analysis using qualitative and quantitative research to forecast an accurate market growth. Key Topics Covered: 1. Executive Summary Market Overview 2. Market Landscape Market ecosystemValue chain analysis 3. Market Sizing Market definitionMarket segment analysisMarket size 2020Market outlook: Forecast for 2020 – 2025 4. Five Forces Analysis Five Forces SummaryBargaining power of buyersBargaining power of suppliersThreat of new entrantsThreat of substitutesThreat of rivalryMarket condition 5. Market Segmentation by Product Local NewsBusiness Market segmentsComparison by ProductSoil management sensing devices – Market size and forecast 2020-2025Water management sensing devices – Market size and forecast 2020-2025Climate management sensing devices – Market size and forecast 2020-2025Market opportunity by ProductCOVID-19 impact and recovery for product segment 6. Customer landscape 7. Geographic Landscape Geographic segmentationGeographic comparisonNorth America – Market size and forecast 2020-2025Europe – Market size and forecast 2020-2025APAC – Market size and forecast 2020-2025South America – Market size and forecast 2020-2025MEA – Market size and forecast 2020-2025Key leading countriesMarket opportunity by geographyVolume drivers – Demand led growthMarket challengesMarket trends 8. Vendor Landscape OverviewLandscape disruption 9. Vendor Analysis Vendors coveredMarket positioning of vendorsAgri-TechECampbell Scientific Inc.E.S.I. Environmental Sensors Inc.Irrometer Co. Inc.Robert Bosch GmbHStevens Water Monitoring Systems Inc.The Toro Co.Trimble Inc.Yara International ASAYuktix Technologies 10. Appendix Scope of the reportCurrency conversion rates for US$Research methodologyList of abbreviations For more information about this report visit https://www.researchandmarkets.com/r/go2x4g View source version on businesswire.com:https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210209006015/en/ CONTACT: ResearchAndMarkets.com Laura Wood, Senior Press Manager [email protected] For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470 For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630 For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900 KEYWORD: INDUSTRY KEYWORD: AGRICULTURE SECURITY NATURAL RESOURCES CONSUMER ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY SOURCE: Research and Markets Copyright Business Wire 2021. PUB: 02/09/2021 12:41 PM/DISC: 02/09/2021 12:41 PM http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210209006015/en Facebook Facebook Pinterest Worldwide Sensing Devices Industry to 2025 – Key Drivers, Challenges and Trends – ResearchAndMarkets.com WhatsApp Pinterestlast_img read more

FHFA: April Refinance Volume Similar to 2008

first_img Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago FHFA: April Refinance Volume Similar to 2008  Print This Post Share Save in Daily Dose, Featured, Government, Headlines, News The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Delinquency FHFA HARP Refinances 2014-06-23 Colin Robins Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Home / Daily Dose / FHFA: April Refinance Volume Similar to 2008 The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Colin Robins is the online editor for DSNews.com. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Texas A&M University and a Master of Arts from the University of Texas, Dallas. Additionally, he contributes to the MReport, DS News’ sister site. Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Previous: Home Flippers See Impressive Gains in 2013 Next: Bank Collapses Continue to Grow; Failures Total 11center_img The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) released its latest Refinance Report, examining data as of the end of April 2014. The FHFA found that overall refinance volume rose slightly in April, but remained at levels more comparable to those seen in 2008.The agency noted that mortgage rates remained between four to four and a half percent since June 2013. In April, the average interest rate on a 30-year fixed rate mortgage stayed put at March’s rate at 4.34 percent.Roughly 20,000 refinances were completed through HARP in April, bringing the total HARP refinances to approximately 3.1 million since the program’s inception.The government agency noted that borrowers who refinanced through HARP had a lower delinquency rate compared to borrowers who were eligible for HARP but did not refinance through the program.Since the beginning of the program, roughly 2.6 million loans refinanced through HARP were for primary residences, with approximately 100,000 for second homes and 395,000 for investment properties.HARP refinances continued to represent a significant portion of homes that are deeply underwater. The FHFA noted that 10 percent of loans refinanced through HARP had a loan-to-value ratio greater than 125 percent. Borrowers with a loan-to-value ratio greater than 105 percent made up 30 percent of the volume of HARP loans.”Year to date through April 2014, 24 percent of HARP refinances for underwater borrowers were for shorter-term 15- and 20-year mortgages, which build equity faster than traditional 30-year mortgages,” FHFA said.HARP continued to account for a substantial portion of total refinance volume in certain states, according to the FHFA. “Year to date through April 2014, HARP refinances represented 40 percent of total refinances in Georgia and 37 percent of the total refinances in Florida, nearly double the 20 percent of total refinances nationwide over the same period,” FHFA said. Sign up for DS News Daily June 23, 2014 1,296 Views Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Tagged with: Delinquency FHFA HARP Refinances Subscribe Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Related Articles The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago About Author: Colin Robins Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days agolast_img read more

Labour launches radical housing policy push including rent controls and ‘locals first’ new homes

first_imgHome » News » Housing Market » Labour launches radical housing policy push including rent controls and ‘locals first’ new homes previous nextHousing MarketLabour launches radical housing policy push including rent controls and ‘locals first’ new homesCorbyn has launched an assault on the property market including banning Right to Rent checks, greater tenant rights and a huge council building programme.Nigel Lewis22nd November 20190801 Views Labour has published its ‘radical’ manifesto including new policies on home building, a promise to reform Help to Buy, a plan to tax overseas companies that buy UK property and giving locals ‘first dibs’ on new homes built in their neighbourhoods.This includes creating a separate Department for Housing and an English Sovereign Land Trust to acquire public land for house building.“This is what the industry needs, far more than housebuilding pledges that lack any real roadmap for how they will be delivered, which is what we’ve seen from parties in the past,” says Joseph Daniels (left), founder of modular developer Project Etopia.“Talk is often cheap and the industry is crying out for meaningful change to allow developers to unlock land and bring it forward for development. “If this is achieved the country could see a real turning point in public policy to help solve the housing crisis.”Right to rentIn the private rental market, Labour proposes to end Right to Rent checks, bring in local rent controls, mandate open-ended tenancies and create minimum legal standards for rented properties.Like Boris Johnson, Jeremy Corbyn also wants to ban Section 21 ‘no fault’ notice evictions but unlike the Conservatives would bring in a national licensing scheme for landlords enforced by ‘tougher’ penalties.“Labour will stop runaway rents by capping them with inflation, and give cities powers to cap rents further,” the manifesto says.And in a surprise move, Labour says it would directly fund the dozen or so Renters Unions that operate around the UK to help tenants ‘organise and defend their rights’, and says landlords should be prevented by law from excluding benefit claimants.“Everyone knows of someone affected by the housing crisis: younger people unable to buy a first home, renters trapped in damp flats, families stuck on council waiting lists, leasehold home-owners hit by unfair fees, people who are homeless living and dying on our streets,” says Corbyn.“The gap between the housing haves and have-nots is at the heart of the injustice in our country today.”Read the manifesto in full.project etopia Labour Joseph Daniels section 21 evictions Right to Rent Etopia November 22, 2019Nigel LewisWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021 Hong Kong remains most expensive city to rent with London in 4th place30th April 2021last_img read more

Brookes students to be Union members

first_imgA student at Oxford Brookes is putting forward a proposal to allow students at the university to become life members of the Oxford Union if they have made a contribution to the society as temporary members.

Kay Thomas was invited to the Union’s weekly Standing Committee meeting on Monday by Claire Handel, an elected member of the committee, to discuss her plans.Thomas, a third year undergraduate, says she was inspired by her grandmother, who graduated from Oxford Brookes last year at the age of 74 and who despite being a passionate supporter of the Union cannot become a life member and enjoy the benefits of the society as an Oxford resident.

“It’s not the case that we want life membership for everyone,” said Ms Thomas.
”We want Brookes students who have participated to have the opportunity after three years [of temporary membership] to submit a request for Life Membership.”

The scheme has been suggested in the past but never gone beyond the planning stage. A detailed proposal will be made next week at Standing Committee and a vote taken by its members, before being passed to the chamber.

Despite widespread approval for the plan, Thomas asserted the need to be scrupulous in her proposal, and set out clear specifications for the Life Memberships. “We’re going to set down specific rules for the procedure so that everyone knows what they’re voting on,” she said.

The Senior Treasurer, Stephen Dixon, agreed with the principle of giving Life Memberships to certain students at Brookes, so long as they had made a commitment to the Union, but expressed some doubts, “it is in our agreement with OLDUT [the charitable governing body of the Union] that their charitable purpose is for the benefit of Oxford University.”

Both Thomas and Handel expressed their conviction that the proposed Life Memberships would be beneficial for the Society and its reputation – among Oxford Students as well as those at Oxford Brookes. Handel said, “If this goes through it will hopefully encourage more Oxford Brookes students to come down and enjoy what the Union has to offer. There is no reason why Brookes students should not be offered the opportunity to apply for life membership, the Union wants to be acknowledged as an inclusive society and this is one way in which it can start working towards this.”The Oxford Union is rarely publicised within the Oxford Brookes campus, something that Thomas wants to change. She has cited lack of awareness as a key factor in the fact that it has taken so long to set the ball rolling.

Another student at the forefront of this proposal is Penny Sainsbury, who has submitted a passionate written statement to the Union’s Standing Committee.

“My membership of the Oxford Union has been the most rewarding element of my time spent living and studying in Oxford,” she writes. “Attending debates and speeches has given me a valuable avenue into my intended future career. After a talk [at the Union] last year I had the opportunity to speak to a Managing Director of a leading PR firm in the city; from this conversation I was able to formally apply and then go on to secure a month’s placement at the firm. 

“The Oxford Union has therefore presented me with my first opportunity to experience my intended career as well as enabling me to listen to and often meet the people shaping society – its impact has been invaluable!”last_img read more