Megan Wells, a University of Kent delegate at the National Union of Students (NUS) LGBT Conference proposed a motion in support of Metro's National Youth Chances (NYC) Project. The motion put forward the following resolutions:- 1. To support the 'National Youth Chances Project'. 2. To publicise the 'National Youth Chances Project' to as many LGBTQ young people in FE and HE education, encouraging them to get involved in the project. 3. To encourage LGBTQ young people in HE and FE education to take the 'National Youth Chances Project' in January 2012. The motion was passed unanimously and is now official NUS policy.
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Simon - Mentoring
By discussing things at such an intimate level with my mentor, I really came face to face with some of the reasons why I was taking chances before.
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