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Reports round-up

09 June 2015
National student protests called | Climate campaign plans for Paris | Protest against Kensington and Chelsea council cuts | Barnsley marches against austerity | Meeting against racists in Sheffield | Probation officers set for walkout

Cop Andrew Ott didn't get away with it - what about the rest?

26 May 2015
It was great to see PC Andrew Ott, the copper who knocked a protester’s tooth out, get sent to prison for eight months last week. It was even better to hear that he sobbed in the dock as he got sent down.

Lewisham schools victory over academies ahead of fresh walkout

26 May 2015
Workers at three schools in Lewisham, south east London, were set to begin a two-day strike on Wednesday of next week. 

Four-day strike at Salford University over victimisations

26 May 2015
UCU union members at Salford University began a four-day strike on Tuesday of this week against victimisations.

Workers strike at London Met as second union votes for walkouts

26 May 2015
Workers at London Metropolitan University struck on Thursday of last week against plans to axe 165 jobs. 

Lecturers' UCU conference shows a mood to take on the Tories' austerity

26 May 2015
The growing mood to resist the new Tory government infected the University and College Union (UCU) national conference in Glasgow last weekend.

London Met workers strike back to blunt bosses' job axe

19 May 2015
Workers at London Metropolitan University were set to strike on Thursday of this week against bosses’ plans to axe 165 jobs.

Reports round-up

19 May 2015
CalMac ferry workers fight to defend conditions | Globe theatre staff walkout over pay | Coordinated action looms at BBC | Freedom Riders come up trumps | Manchester students occupy over Tory plans | LGSM put the politics back into Birmingham Pride

Cockroaches spark student rent strike

28 April 2015
Over 150 students living in two halls of residence at Soas university in central London have called a rent strike over their living conditions.

Determined pickets join Salford strike to defend sacked lecturers

23 April 2015
Angry and determined pickets turned away cars as they took part in a one-day strike at Salford University today, Thursday.

Fight goes on after court rules to evict University of Arts London occupiers

21 April 2015
Students occupying the University of Arts London (UAL) in protest over course cuts were evicted last week

Student occupiers fight clampdown on protest rights

14 April 2015
Student occupiers from University of Arts London (UAL) were protesting outside the Royal Courts of Justice in central London as Socialist Worker went to press.

Students occupy over Easter

07 April 2015
Student occupations at different London universities have continued through the Easter break.

Student movement takes on government in Quebec

31 March 2015
Students in the Canadian province of Quebec have gone on “strike” over the regional government’s austerity plans.

Campaign to stop job cuts at London Met

31 March 2015
Workers at London Metropolitan University in north London are considering strikes in response to bosses’ plan to cut 165 jobs.

Student occupations spread to more London campuses

31 March 2015
Student occupations at the London School of Economics (LSE) and University of Arts London (UAL) have continued into the Easter break.

LSE students: No fees, no cuts—Occupy!

24 March 2015
Students occupied two London universities last week to stop course cuts and to demand free education.

Hundreds march in support of London LSE student occupation

20 March 2015
Up to 300 people marched through the campus of London School of Economics (LSE) yesterday, Thursday, in support of a student occupation there.

Saba Shiraz elected Black Members Officer at Birkbeck University

17 March 2015
Anti-racist student and member of the Socialist Worker Student Society, Saba Shiraz was elected Black Members Officer at Birkbeck University in London last week with 44.3 percent of the vote.

'Academies in Lewisham? No way!' say strikers, students and parents

17 February 2015
NUT union members in four schools in Lewisham, south London, struck against the threat of academy status on Thursday of last week.

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