Say Hello To YEM UK’s New Shop!

We’re pleased to announce the launch of our new range of European-themed products! 100% of our profits will be re-invested into YEM to help support our local branches, run our campaigns and host our events. We appreciate every penny! Take a look at our mugs, t-shirts, hoodies, stickers, bags and more at Thank you Read more about Say Hello To YEM UK’s New Shop![…]

Musings on Brexit by Liam Mcdonald

By Liam McDonald   On the 24th June I wrote to my branches in Scotland to express my devastation and my pain as well as my personal gratitude for their hard work throughout the campaign. This was certainly not a situation I had anticipated on the night of the count. As we now wander through Read more about Musings on Brexit by Liam Mcdonald[…]

QOTM: What difference can one man make? by Dainius Balcytis

By Dainius Balcytis, a member of YEM Aberdeen Some say that changing the world is a fool’s errand. Efforts of one man are just a drop in the sea, they don’t make a difference against the tides of history. However that’s not always true, and from time to time a man appears who simply refuses Read more about QOTM: What difference can one man make? by Dainius Balcytis[…]

YEM St Andrews: Refugee crisis in perspective report

On Monday, 12 October 2015, the Young European Movement St Andrews held its first event of the new academic year. More than sixty undergraduate and postgraduate students listened to presentations on the refugee crisis and discussed their views on the European Union’s response to this unprecedented challenge. Natasha Saunders, who is a committee member of ‘Refugee Action St Read more about YEM St Andrews: Refugee crisis in perspective report[…]

Board Banter – 7th June 2015

After National Board meetings, we write a brief post to let you know what’s happening up here in the Ivory tower. We’ll give an overview of what we discussed; the most important action points; any important details YEM members should know about; and our YEMers In The Limelight! If you have any questions for the board, Read more about Board Banter – 7th June 2015[…]

The Wee Tale of YEM Edinburgh

Today begins the establishment of a new Young European Movement branch in the  Scottish capital of Edinburgh. Scotland and its capital has for a long time been a stronghold for pro-EU sentiment,  especially amongst its young people and students. However, with the upcoming  referendum on Brexit, a group of students at Edinburgh University decided to Read more about The Wee Tale of YEM Edinburgh[…]

Activity Report: YEM Oxford

I. Activities The National Board is aware that YEM Oxford has been undergoing changes in the Committee in May, which led to the nomination of Gael Sirello as the new President and Hristo Boshnakov as new Vice-President. Due to understandable time constraints, the academic year finishing before the end of June, this resulted in the impossibility to organise the events the section intended during its previous meeting earlier in the year.  II. Positions, articles Read more about Activity Report: YEM Oxford[…]


By Gael Sirello & Hristo Boshnakov The heart of the UK is also European: let’s ensure it will not be broken by the 2017 Referendum. By Gael Sirello (President of YEM Oxford) & Hristo Boshnakov (Vice-President of YEM Oxford) The future of the UK is bound indisputably to the whole European Union. The heart of many British citizens pulses with European values, ideals Read more about QOTM: UK <3 EU[…]

May Activity Report: YEM Warwick

This month we had a talk from Sir Richard Lambert who is our university’s Chancellor and formerly both the Editor of the Financial Times and Director General of the Confederation of British Industry. A slightly disappointing turnout, only to be expected during exam-season, meant we had a more intimate Q&A session as a result. Sir Read more about May Activity Report: YEM Warwick[…]