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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.

Welsh students call anti-cuts protest

04 February 2014
Students at Ysgol Gyfun Rhydywaun school held a protest in Merthyr, South Wales, last Saturday against cuts that could stop them learning in Welsh.

Students protest over privatisation

04 February 2014
Up to 350 students joined a demonstration at the University of Birmingham under the banner of free education on Wednesday of last week.

Disciplinary hearing against suspended University of Sussex students collapses

17 January 2014
The case against the Sussex Five has collapsed over claims of the chair's bias, but the fight goes on writes Lewis Nielsen, one of the students facing disciplinary measures

Protesters Ashok Kumar and Simon Behrman win a victory over the police

14 January 2014
Two students have won a major victory against the police after officers were shown to have made false allegations against them.

New solidarity protest called for the Sussex Five students

07 January 2014
Students at the University of Sussex are continuing their campaign against bosses’ attempts to discipline five students for their role in an occupation last year.

Students protest against police harassment

11 December 2013
Over 2,000 students joined a "cops off campus" demo today, Wednesday, at the University of London's central London campuses.

Students continue to stand up to clampdown on protests

10 December 2013
University bosses are using the courts, police and disciplinary measures to clamp down on student protest at the University of Sussex and the University of London.

Students resist police and university bosses' crackdown on protests

06 December 2013
Students at Sussex and in colleges at the University of London are resisting a crackdown on protests and occupations by police and university bosses.

Sussex students suspended for taking part in occupation

05 December 2013
Five students have been suspended from Sussex University after taking part in the occupation there.

Students occupy and join workers' picket lines

03 December 2013
Students occupied several universities in solidarity with the strike, and turned out in big numbers to support picket lines across Britain.

Student loan selloff begins

26 November 2013
The government sold a chunk of student loans for less than 20 percent of its value to consortium Erudio Student Loans on Monday of this week.

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