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Thousands of students march in London against Tory cuts and racist scapegoating

05 November 2015
Thousands of students marched through central London yesterday, Wednesday. They were protesting against Tory plans to scrap the Maintenance Grant, given to students from lower income households, and racist scapegoating.

Reports round-up

03 November 2015
Protest at Jack the Ripper museum; Fast Food Rights campaign; anti-racists in Kent; Palestine solidarity; High Court ruling

Students' rebellion in South Africa should inspire us all

27 October 2015
After ten days of unprecedented protests, students in South Africa have won an interim demand that there be no increases in university fees next year.

Student round-up

27 October 2015
The final meetings in the Students not Suspects tour were held at Manchester and Strathclyde universities last week.

FE lecturers gear up for strike to break pay freeze

27 October 2015
A lecturers’ strike is set to hit further education colleges across England on Tuesday 10 November. The bosses’ Association of Colleges has recommended a pay freeze for 2015/16.

Education round-up

13 October 2015
Birmingham strike to stop academy, Open University protests, students defend grants, lobby to defend Esol, occupation at Soas

Thousands join Jeremy Corbyn rally in Manchester as anti-Tory protests continue

06 October 2015
A week of resistance to the Tories is continuing in Manchester.

Students and staff protest against University of Manchester cuts

06 October 2015
Students led a demonstration on Friday of last week against planned job cuts at the University of Manchester. 

Racist Tory strategy takes aim at children

29 September 2015
Muslim school pupils, teachers and academics are increasingly being treated as a threat, says?Judith Orr

Students inspired by Jeremy Corbyn say something must change

29 September 2015
Students have been affected by the election of Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader and the atmosphere of hope it has created. 

Ballot in colleges for strike over pay freeze ‘offer’

29 September 2015
College lecturers are balloting for strikes over pay.

Nine year olds face ‘racial profiling in British schools’ because of Prevent

29 September 2015
Primary school children face increasing racial profiling, according to a new report. 

South London college occupied in cuts battle

21 July 2015
A small group of activists occupied against the closure of the Camberwell site of Lewisham and Southwark College (Lesoco) last Sunday.

Slasher Osborne's Budget Day massacre

14 July 2015
Press and pundits focused on George Osborne’s minimum wage rise but missed the real story of the budget—the biggest assault on working class living standards for a generation. Nick Clark examines the budget

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

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.

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. 

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