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LOTR Bus Tour in Austria!
LOTR Bus Tour in Austria!
The day after the CoReg LLL meeting in Cyprus, OBESSU board member Lara Widmer jumped on a bus in Zurich, joined the great LOTR Bus Tour team and drove directly to Vienna where they were warmly welcomed at the AKS office. The next morning they joined VSSTOE - a local students union - for their creative public media action. Sitting outside on boxes, wearing warm woollen clothes and writing on toilet paper, they wanted to represent the actual trend …
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The LOTR Bus Tour in Switzerland!
The LOTR Bus Tour in Switzerland!
To have enough power for such an important topic as student rights, we started off in Switzerland with croissants, coffee and Swiss chocolate. We soon moved on to the more official part opening with an introduction round and presenting USO, OBESSU and the LOTR Bus Tour.


After this rather theoretic part we did a Maaa-zinga energizer and shaked the whole school. Now we were ready to tackle the topic of student rights with an interesting Ameri …
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Campaign for change in the United Kingdom!
Campaign for change in the United Kingdom!
Straight after an intense Board Meeting, on the evening 27th, the Bus Tour made its way to the UK on the Eurostar. Along with the permanent team, Board Members Hreidar Mar Arnason and Jessie Seal visited ESSA, giving two workshops on the Declaration and how UK students can use it as a basis for campaigning.
Salil Bhate, ESSA’s Vice-Chairperson was our guide and we had the time to visit two very different schools. One was a democratic school in …
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Manifestation! LOTR at UNL National Meeting and National Demonstrations.
Manifestation! LOTR at UNL National Meeting and National Demonstrations.
After heading back to Brussels from the UK, the Bus Tour drove to Paris early Friday (1st October) morning arriving just in time for a press conference organised by UNL. While we said goodbye to Hreidar in London, for this journey we were joined by our Secretary General, Jonathan Favereau.
As it turned out, our visit coincided not only with one of UNL National Meetings, but also at the same time as France’s national strikes against the raising …
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The Bus Tour bloody stop in Copenhagen!
The Bus Tour bloody stop in Copenhagen!
After a nice stay in Stockholm, the LOTR Bus drove away towards the next stop: Copenhagen.
After a late arrival and a warm welcoming by the OBESSU members in Denmark: Danske Gymnasieelevers Sammenslutning (DGS), Erhvervsskolernes Elev-Organisation (EEO), Landssammenslutningen af Handelskoleelever (LH) the LOTR crew had a well deserved rest.
The next morning the mission in Copenhagen started! All the Danish organizations had organised a demonstr …
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