Why I say yes to the EU: Carlos Conde Solares

Yes, let’s start by acknowledging that the EU is not perfect; no human endeavour is. However, in the grand scheme of history, the European Union is a resounding success story. Some Brexit campaigners often use the argument that voting Leave is a patriotic mandate. You might have noticed that the Leave Campaign tends to appeal to raw emotions and feelings, and that they rarely engage coherently with rational arguments. Now … Read more

Why I say yes to the EU: Kate Macdonald

Erasmus exchanges are such an important way to build strong connections between students, staff and institutions inside Europe. If the UK leaves the EU, there’ll be no more Erasmus students coming to the UK for a term or a year, swopping ideas, stories, energy and skills (think about the local services and tourism they boost as well). No more opportunities for staff and students on tight budgets to meet colleagues … Read more

Why I say Yes to the EU: Jonathan Stewart

Six decades of peace is priceless! Born in the late 1950s I have been so very lucky to have lived through 60 years of peace in Europe. The one area to experience conflict, the former Yugoslavia, is now as stable as it has ever been thanks to the principles of the EU to which all nations in that region now aspire. It’s really quite a remarkable thing. The cost of … Read more