The Young Liberals, the youth and student wing of the Liberal Democrats, has launched a cross-party campaign for the UK to remain a member of the Erasmus+ scheme. The scheme allows students to study in participating universities around the EU. Boris Johnson pledged that “there [was] no threat to the Erasmus scheme” on 15th January … Continue reading Putting Our Futures First: Reverse the Decision to Leave Erasmus+
When I first took office and became the Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Education in the European Parliament one thing I spotted was a tremendous opportunity to help raise awareness of educational opportunities available in the EU as part of the Erasmus+ Programme. Erasmus traditionally has been a platform through which university students can study in … Continue reading Apprentices, Erasmus and Innovation – TES Article
Judith Bunting, Liberal Democrat MEP for the South East of England, has welcomed the news that the European Parliament has this afternoon approved €2.8bn additional funding for the Erasmus+ programme, which provides financial and logistical support for EU students to live, train and study abroad. Judith Bunting, the Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Education, apprenticeship campaigner and … Continue reading UK YOUNGSTERS TO GAIN ACCESS TO €2.8bn FUNDING FROM EU
Judith Bunting, Liberal Democrat MEP for the South East and Spokesperson for Education in Europe, has today welcomed the news that the European Commission has called for an additional €3bn worth of funding for the 2020 Erasmus+ programme, a 12% increase from 2019. Most notably, Erasmus+ provides funding for university students and apprentices to live, … Continue reading LIB DEM MEP EDUCATION SPOKESPERSON WELCOMES ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR UK STUDENTS
Hello there, Felix here from Judith’s team. As a lot of you will know, Judith recently hosted a group of 24 young apprentices from the South East of England. We assembled at King’s Cross St. Pancras International, meeting up with groups of apprentices who’d travelled from across the region, Kent, West Berkshire and Oxfordshire. Names … Continue reading A view from behind the Lens- feedback on the Apprentices’ trip 2019
In October, I was delighted to welcome 24 apprentices from the South East of England to Brussels, along with an additional contingent from the East of England! These are young men and women who I hope will benefit from finding out opportunities that are available to them throughout the EU. It took a lot of … Continue reading The future looks bright with these promising apprentices, but we can make it brighter still!
So much seems to have happened in the last week! I will do my best to do it justice! On Monday I was appalled to watch the racist taunts in the football stadium at the game between England and Bulgaria. I have supported football as a football-Mum and local activist for community sports and there … Continue reading MEP Life 17- Parliament, Protests and the Apprentices’ visit to Brussels!
Complete Application form Judith and Catherine MEPs for the South East of England are excited to share some of the very real benefits and investments being offered to Apprentices through schemes funded by the European Parliament through a trip arranged to Brussels. The trip is for 18-25 year-old apprentices to uncover the opportunities … Continue reading Judith & Catherine Announce…
While in government the Lib Dem team has put through some of the most common sense, socially democratic policies this country has seen for a generation. If I am elected to Westminster, whether we are in Coalition with Labour or Tories or no one, I will work with our team to do more of the same. … Continue reading Reasons to vote Liberal Democrat
Above: With Courtney from Thatcham, an apprentice at the Thatcham Automotive Academy, which trains youngsters from across the UK for the motor repair and insurance industries. The Liberal Democrats aim to see an extra 100,000 young adults into work through on the job training such as an apprenticeship or full-time education. This week, Nick Clegg outlined a plan which … Continue reading Lib Dems will cut youth unemployment