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Scottish FE lecturers to escalate

Scottish FE lecturers to escalate Scottish College lecturers in the EIS-Fela union are stepping up their national dispute this week. They were set to strike on Tuesday and Wednesday this week.

Shocking cuts at LSBU and Aston universities have to be resisted

Shocking cuts at LSBU and Aston universities have to be resisted London South Bank University has announced the wholesale closure of a series of courses with immediate effect.  

New battles coming over university workers’ pensions

New battles coming over university workers’ pensions Some estimates suggest that members wouldn’t even get back the money they put into the scheme.

Students revolt against being treated without dignity

Students revolt against being treated without dignity Rent strikes and other actions are spreading

Rent strikes spread after student win at Manchester university

Rent strikes spread after student win at Manchester university Students at the University of Manchester (UoM) have won a 30 percent cut in rents for this term after months of protest.

Manchester university students occupy over contemptuous coronavirus treatment

Manchester university students occupy over contemptuous coronavirus treatment A group of students at the University of Manchester went into occupation on Thursday. They are protesting at their university's treatment of students and staff during the pandemic.

University virus chaos shows why we need resistance - join the day of action

15 October 2020
Students and workers are preparing for a day of action on Friday as cases of Covid-19 continue to soar in universities across Britain.

Student protests as coronavirus sweeps through universities

03 October 2020
As Covid-19 outbreaks in universities spread across Britain, students and staff are gearing up for a fightback against universities who have put profits before safety.

Students locked in at universities as system profits

26 September 2020
Thousands of people are isolating in student accommodation after a spate of virus outbreaks at universities. Students told Sophie Squire that they are being left without support—and slammed the ‘entirely predictable’ crisis

Starvation and racism – life for Britain’s international students under lockdown

08 May 2020
Some international students are “starving” during the coronavirus lockdown, a charity has warned. And new research published this week shows that Asian students have also suffered an increase in racism.

University bosses admit damage caused by casual contracts

04 March 2020
A key demand of university strikers is wholly correct admit employers

Strong support for universities strike as walkout begins

22 February 2018
Around 40,000 university workers will strike today in the opening shot of a battle for education

Students demand free education as Theresa May prepares tuition fee ‘overhaul’

18 February 2018
Student activists have said that university tuition fees should be scrapped, ahead of a speech by Theresa May on Monday

Students give support to lecturers’ walkout

06 February 2018
The National Union of Students (NUS) has sent its “full solidarity” to university lecturers preparing for strikes.

South African student revolt grows amid repression from cops

25 October 2016
South African authorities are trying to criminalise a wave of protests on campuses, writes Charlie Kimber

School's out! When we learned to strike

10 May 2016
Michael Lavalette, co-author of upcoming book Schools Out, spoke to Sadie Robinson about the radical tradition of school student strikes and how they have radicalised generations

Student revolt in France grows despite state repression

18 March 2016
Students have shut down their colleges and universities, joining mass protests of up to 150,000

Exclusive - Moazzam Begg and Shelly Asquith defy smears - fight racist witch hunt

12 January 2016
The Daily Mail newspaper is spearheading a racist witch hunt against the Muslims and students standing up to the government’s Prevent agenda.

Small Heath teachers call weekly three-day strikes in academy dispute after rep suspended

12 January 2016
Teachers at Small Heath school in Birmingham have voted to escalate their anti-academy strikes following the victimisation of NUT union rep Simon O’Hara.

Reports round-up

05 January 2016
Cass Arts occupation ends over London Met campus cuts | Strike at Thirteen housing association group in Teesside | NSL Brighton traffic wardens vote for pay deal | South Yorkshire fire bosses face action over job cuts | Ballot end could bring library strike in Lambeth | Interpreters beat pay cut at Home Office | Strike votes at Trinity Mirror local newspapers | New ballot for Sheffield Green Company recycling workers | No to the Nazis in Dover

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