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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.

Students protest to demand free education

03 February 2015
Students held protests demanding free education in towns and cities across Britain last Saturday.

Students win compensation after watchdog probes victimisation at Sussex University

22 January 2015
Four student activists from Sussex University have been vindicated after university management agreed to compensate them for their victimisation.

Students protest at London mayor’s education cuts

17 December 2014
Students protested outside City Hall in London today, Wednesday, over Tory plans to cut investment in education and youth services.

Reports round-up

16 December 2014
Anti-abortion bigots confronted in south London | Electricians picket T Clarke in Romford | London students protest at Mayor's Question Time | Hundreds protest against fracking in Ellesmere Port | Christmas party for Freedom Riders | Marks and Spencer ballot is off after workers reinstated | UCU retreats from a fight over FE pay

Police attack on Warwick students fuels protests

09 December 2014
Police attacked anti-fees student protesters occupying a room at Warwick University on Wednesday last week.

Students march on parliament demanding free education

19 November 2014
Thousands of students marched on parliament to demand free education today, Wednesday, on a noisy demonstration against fees and cuts.

Greek students protest at cuts

11 November 2014
Students in Greece have been protesting against attacks on our education.

Missing in Mexico

11 November 2014
The kidnap of 43 students in Mexico exposes links between politicians, drugs and imperialism, writes Dave Sewell

Students get set to march for free education

04 November 2014
Students are set to march through central London on Wednesday 19 November. 

Reports in brief

23 September 2014
National Gallery privatisation halted | Defend Cops Off Campus protesters | Focus E15 occupation shows up housing crisis | Vote TUSC in Haringey |

Reports round-up

05 August 2014
Short reports on Freedom Ride protests in south Yorkshire, Tesco/Eddie Stobart lorry drivers in Doncaster, UPS distribution workers prepare national strike ballot, Midlands TUC young workers and the National Union of Students back boycott of Israel.

News in-brief

24 June 2014
Student killed in Colchester, Swansea mine bosses cleared, Governors quit in Birmingham, Mental health cuts slammed

School students strike against academy plan at Crown Woods College in Eltham

03 June 2014
Students at Crown Woods College in Eltham, south east London, walked out against plans to turn their school into an academy.

NUS conference defies executive to back free education

15 April 2014
The National Union of Students (NUS) conference 2014 took place last week amid a backdrop of austerity, economic crisis and privatisation. 

200 Isle of Wight students walk out to save teachers

08 April 2014
More than 200 students at Cowes Enterprise college, Isle of Wight, walked out of classes on Friday morning of last week.

Left wing activists win positions at Kingston University

18 March 2014
Left wing activists at London’s Kingston University last week won three part time student union positions and a position to be a delegate to NUS conference.

Kingston University workers and students protest to save school under threat

11 March 2014
About 70 Kingston University students and workers joined a protest on Wednesday of last week outside the board of governors meeting. They were protesting against the decision to close the University’s School of Surveying and Planning.

Students protest against privatisation

11 February 2014
Students held a national week of action against the privatisation of student loans last week.

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