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

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

Student protests as coronavirus sweeps through universities 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

Students locked in at universities as system profits 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

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

University bosses admit damage caused by casual contracts A key demand of university strikers is wholly correct admit employers

Strong support for universities strike as walkout begins

Strong support for universities strike as walkout begins 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

Students occupy to halt campus closure at the Cass

15 December 2015
Students at the Cass Faculty of Art, Architecture and Design in east London occupied a university gallery space on Wednesday of last week.

Art students occupy against 'ridiculous' cuts at London Met

10 December 2015
Students, staff and supporters rallied outside the Cass school of arts and design in east London today, Thursday, in support of a student occupation.

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.

Student solidarity march called in London

14 January 2014
Students at the University of London have called a protest for Wednesday of next week. 

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.

Not guilty verdict for student protesters Alfie Meadows and Zak King

21 March 2013
A jury unanimously found student protesters Alfie Meadows and Zak King not guilty of violent disorder on Friday of last week. This follows a battle for almost two years with the police and the courts.

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