Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
12 April 2017
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has proposed to fund free school meals for all primary school children by adding VAT tax on private education fees.
5 April 2017
It's one world for the super-rich, and another one for the rest of us including top bosses' wages, luxury goods and licence fees.
22 February 2017
The Tories are once again trying to privatise student debt.
11 January 2017
Unelected Tory prime minister Theresa May has delivered a speech to the Charity Commission in which she denounces injustices within our society.
4 January 2017
It's one world for the super-rich, and another one for the rest of us. Tory MP spends £25 million on new property; student loan shark takes advantage of Christmas poverty.
7 December 2016
Workers took 73% less unfair dismissal cases to employment tribunal last year than before the government introduced fees.
30 November 2016
The Tories' 2016 Autumn Statement announced plans to ban letting agent fees - a move which young people and workers everywhere will surely welcome. But no date has been set.
16 November 2016
The march on 19 November is the first joint national demo by the NUS and UCU since 2010
9 November 2016
Join the #Nov19 national student march: Students have suffered greatly under brutal privatisation and austerity measures.
2 November 2016
Several hundred students boycotted classes and organised a mass picket right in the middle of an open day at the Glasgow School of Art on 27 October. They were motivated by anger against cuts and demanding more facilities to "let us learn".
2 November 2016
Billionaires' club extends to UK; students refuse to award best digs prize; Plaid Cymru councillor loses rag when accused of cuts profits.
26 October 2016
Five years ago, marking the 75th anniversary of 200 unemployed workers marching from Jarrow to London, Youth Fight for Jobs followed in their footsteps
12 October 2016
University students have resumed their battle from last year against tuition fees hikes and for free education. In doing so, they have taken on South Africa's African National Congress (ANC) political establishment. Workers and Socialist Party (Wasp, CWI South Africa) activists explain what's at stake.
5 October 2016
Campaigning in the new term at colleges and universities has generated renewed interest
28 September 2016
A damning study by the Young Women's Trust has found that 18 to 30 year olds are living in a "suspended adulthood" due to a combination of lack of work and low pay.
28 September 2016
Reports from Socialist Students activities at freshers fairs as universities go back.
22 September 2016
After years of crippling Tory austerity, students face being worse off than previous generations
21 September 2016
Raising tuition fees, creation of for-profit universities, as well as the widely criticised teaching excellence framework, are all part of making higher education part of the marketplace.
31 August 2016
I'm just going to say it... it is hard being a school student, especially under the Tories. There is a lot of pressure on you to be perfect, to have everything figured out.
27 July 2016
The Tories want universities that meet their backbreaking 'teaching excellence framework' targets to be allowed to increase the cost of their courses with inflation. Universities including Manchester have already announced their fees will rise to £9,250 in 2017, before parliament has even considered the measure.
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