Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
18 April 2012
Grants for Wales's poorest and disabled students are being cut by 15% in real terms.
8 February 2012
In late 2010, as thousands of college students took to the streets against the vicious scrapping of weekly EMA payments for 16-19 year old students, the government insultingly labelled the grant as 'frivolous', writes Claire Laker-Mansfield, Socialist Students national organiser.
2 November 2011
Spare no expense: Former prime ministers Margaret Thatcher, John Major and Tony Blair together have claimed over £1.7 million in 'expenses' in the last five years...
26 January 2011
The funding of Mental Health Action Group Sheffield (MHAGS) is in jeopardy. We get our core grant from Sheffield city council, which plans to reduce the service down to one day a week...
5 November 2008
When Gordon Brown took over as prime minister in July 2007 his promises to help students were met with a fanfare, writes Matt Dobson, Socialist Students national organiser.
2 October 2008
Students from Portsmouth, Southampton, Winchester and Oxford lobby John Denham MP , photo Ben Robinson
20 September 2007
Student Socialist: The Student Socialist is a magazine produced by Socialist Students for students who want to campaign and fight back....
20 December 2003
Fight Fees: GOVERNMENT MINISTERS recently paid a company £180,000 to bombard potential undergraduates with text messages boosting their hated top-up fees policy...
23 November 2001
NEW LABOUR are, it seems, already backing off from their proposals to introduce a grant for some students, writes Kieran Roberts.
16 November 2001
MANY YOUNG people were relieved to read that the government is discussing abolishing tuition fees and introducing a grant...
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