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Bus Tour in Italy
Bus Tour in Italy
Leaving the nice Slovenian countryside behind, the OBESSU Bus Tour set the GPS route to Rome. After hours and hours we arrived at the famous UdS shared flat and old archive: warm welcome and political discussion spiced up with Italian cuisine!
We all enjoyed relaxed Italian time, but when the time came for action, everyone was ready to get active and loud standing up for their rights. In those days, UdS was preparing national demonstrations for …
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The Bus Tour stop in Slovenia!
The Bus Tour stop in Slovenia!
Last Tuesday the LOTR Bus tour went from St Gilgen to Ljubljana. They arrived in the dark cold night but were cheered up very soon by a tasty dinner with Isidor. After a preparatory meeting in the DOS office the next morning, the team was ready for the appointment with the Slovenian Minister of Education and Sport. OBESSU had the honor to support DOS in their negotiations for the improvement of public transport for school students.

After talki …
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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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