A 12 month pilot scheme set up by the NUS (National Union of Students) will see seven universities from around Britain launch “The NUS Alcohol Impact Scheme”. The idea being that student unions are being asked to offer at least one “quality, non-alcoholic, mainstream social event” every six months and particularly during freshers’ weeks. The scheme will run for 12 months at Loughborough, Nottingham, Swansea, Brighton. Manchester Metropolitan, Liverpool John Moores and Royal Holloway universities and is intended to cut binge drinking and anti-social behaviour on the university campus.
Crime prevention minister Norman Baker is now spending £90,000 on limiting the sale, […]