His father worked as a clerk in the Burma Railways, where he had sought employment during the British Raj. Prakash Karat lived in Palakkad till the age of five before returning to Burma where he lived with his family till the age of nine, when his family left Burma for good in On finishing school, he won the first prize in an all-India essay competition on the Tokyo Olympics.
Purpose[ edit ] Depending on the country, the purpose, assembly, method, and implementation of the group might vary. Universally, the purpose of students' union or student government is to represent fellow students in some fashion. In some cases, students' unions are run by students, independent of the educational facility.
The purpose of these organizations is to represent students both within the institution and externally, including on local and national issues. Students' unions are also responsible for providing a variety of services to students. Depending on the organization's makeup, students can get involved in the union by becoming active in a committee, by attending councils and general meetings, or by becoming an elected officer.
Some students' unions are politicized bodies, and often serve as a training ground for aspiring politicians.
Students' unions generally have similar aims irrespective of the extent of politicization, usually focusing on providing students with facilities, support, and services.
Some students' unions often officially recognize and allocate an annual budget to other organizations on campus. In some institutions, postgraduate students are within the general students' unions, whereas in others they have their own postgraduate representative body.
In some cases, graduate students lack formal representation in student government. A students' union building at Oklahoma State Universitywhich doubles as a student activity center. Variations depending on country[ edit ] As mentioned before universally the purpose of students' union or student government is to represent fellow students.
Many times student's unions usually focusing on providing students with facilities, support, and services.
Simple variations on just the name include the name differences between the United States student government and other countries student's union. Depending on the country there are different methods of representation compulsory education to Higher education or tertiary. Asia and Oceania[ edit ] Main article: Student unionism in Australia In Australiaall universities have one or more student organizations.
Australian student unions typically provide such services as eateries, small retail outlets e. Most also operate specialized support services for female, LGBTinternational and indigenous students. Many expressed concerns over the introduction of voluntary student unionism VSU in ASU is an organization which was established on basis of international experience and it was the first student organization which united students irrespective of gender, race, creed, nationality.
During its action period ASU has formed stable structure, presented new suggestions about student policy to appropriate bodies, made close relations with international and regional student organizations, prepared new action plan according to the universities-students-companies' relations in Azerbaijan.
ASU considered international relations very important. That membership was the union's first success on international level. Azerbaijan Students Union used to be a full member of European Students' Union, but was thrown out in Membership in different universities has different functions.
Some universities may give the membership a task of recording the students' attendance and the complex grades. Student associations of Chinese universities are mostly under the leadership of Communist Youth League of Chinawhich to a large extent limit its function as an organization purely belonging to students themselves.
Hong Kong[ edit ] All universities in Hong Kong have students' unions. Most of these students' unions are members of the Hong Kong Federation of Students. List of Indian student organisations India has developed a complex tradition of student politics dating from the era of Congress Party domination.
Examples of activist unions include the Delhi University Students Union. Recently few school administrations had also started including the student government system as co-curricular activities in one form or another. Indonesia[ edit ] In Indonesiaevery university, college and higher education school has a student union.
A general election to choose the leader is usually held every year. The student body in Japan promotes extracurricular activities. A student belongs to one or more students' organizations, and he or she does extracurricular activities through these students' organizations.
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