Reports and Campaigns
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14 November 2012
The government's higher education reforms will "put students at the heart of the system", claimed universities minister David Willetts in 2011. To anyone with half a brain, let alone Willetts' famous 'two', this statement is laughable
31 October 2012
10 November 2010 saw more than 50,000 students take to the streets in protest. The government's onslaught was just beginning
26 September 2012
There's a part of me that almost feels sorry for Nick Clegg - trapped between dissatisfied grassroots Lib Dem members and rabid Tory back-benchers, writes Chaz Lockett
19 September 2012
Building the fight against fees, cuts and privatisation: In 2010, tens of thousands of students took to the streets against the tripling of tuition fees in England...
8 August 2012
On Saturday 4 August, over 35 Socialist Students organisers met to discuss campaigning in universities and colleges during 2012-13, writes Claire Laker-Mansfield, Socialist Students national organiser.
18 July 2012
'Education is a right not a privilege' was one of the main slogans of the tens of thousands of students who protested in 2010, writes Claire Laker-Mansfield, Socialist Students national organiser.
21 March 2012
The one thing not lacking on our university campuses, in our schools and at our colleges is anger. We've already seen the Con-Dems triple fees and scrap EMA. Now students face courses cut to the bone,...
15 March 2012
Southampton's Tory hypocrite brought to book: Education activists in Southampton confronted universities minister David Willetts on Friday 9 March over his plans to privatise education and the introduction of £9,000 fees, writes Josh Asker, Southampton University Socialist Students.
7 March 2012
Walkout 14 March: Students arriving at university in September will be the first to pay the new £9,000 tuition fees and by that time, EMA student payments could be a thing of the past. What can students do to change things?
7 March 2012
It's election time for Britain's student unions and once again thousands will be asked to vote 'Joe Bama for president (yes we can!)' or 'Ben Johnson for education - BJ for satisfaction', writes Claire Laker-Mansfield, Socialist Students national organiser.
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