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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.

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.

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