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Brexit and Academia II: A Perspective from an EU Academic in the UK

  These are uncertain times for British academia, with growing concerns about the future rights of EU citizens in the UK and about the security of programmes such as ERASMUS+ which are essential for student mobility. Our England ambassador, Rensa... Continue Reading →

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Brexit and Academia I: A Perspective from a British Researcher in the EU

2016 was a year of popular political upheaval. Britain’s decision to leave the European Union sent political shockwaves across the European continent and beyond. As the process of Britain’s exit from Europe begins, new rules and boundaries will be drawn... Continue Reading →

Winners of EST Student Politics Competition

We in the EST UK team are pleased to announce the winning entries to our 2017 Student Politics Competition! Carles Garcia-Suari of Dallam School is highly commended for his entry entitled ‘Europe Nowadays’, and Janahan Suthakar of Ilford County High... Continue Reading →

Brexit may be our last chance to achieve a two-speed Europe

Gordon Brown expressed a memorable idea during the referendum. He claimed that the E.U. should be   “A United Europe of States, not a United States of Europe.” Britain could champion a looser arrangement of states on Europe’s ‘Outer’ periphery: The European Outer Area (EOA). This... Continue Reading →

By our English Ambassador: ‘Are we the bad guys?’

  We in the UK see ourselves as world leaders and as a benevolent force in the world: a member of the G7, G20 and much more, with ‘special relationships’ between us and many other countries, financially successful but also... Continue Reading →

EST Think Tank Press Release on Brexit

Following the EU referendum results, the EST Board issues the following press release: Since the European Student Think Tank was founded, our commitment has been to involve young people in the European Policy making process. A process based on integration,... Continue Reading →

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