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24 April 2013
Socialist Students is celebrating an excellent result in the NUS 'Block of 15' elections.
17 April 2013
In 2012, the National Union of Students (NUS) conference mandated the union to call a national demo to launch the fightback against the government's attacks on education, writes Ronnie Smith, Sheffield Socialist Students.
20 March 2013
Socialist Students national organiser Claire Laker-Mansfield and I recently represented Socialist Students at a debate with the Labour Party and the Marxist Society at Queen Mary University, writes Ian Pattison.
13 March 2013
The freshers week last September resulted in an explosion of membership of Socialist Students at the two universities in Manchester, writes John McFarlane, Manchester Metropolitan Socialist Students.
20 February 2013
Socialist Students held an excellent first north-west conference on 16 February, bringing together student activists from Salford, Stockport, Lancashire, Liverpool and Manchester, writes Hugh Caffrey.
13 February 2013
Fighting for our future!: The Socialist Party held its 2013 national youth and students meeting on Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 February, with around 80 people attending from across England and Wales, writes Mary Finch, Waltham Forest Socialist Party.
14 January 2013
The issues of racism and fascism, and how to combat them and the far-right British National Party (BNP) - which has, in its leadership, fascist elements - has recently assumed greater importance in Britain...
28 November 2012
Anger at NUS failings: Sheffield student union was the first in Britain to organise a campus-wide anti-cuts campaign in response to the call for a national demonstration in November
21 November 2012
Socialist Students joined the NUS demo on 21 November in London, calling for an end to tuition fees, and grants, not loans.
14 November 2012
Free education, bring back EMA, make the 1% pay!: Up to £9,000 tuition fees, with loan interest charged at 3% above inflation from the day you start. EMA student payments scrapped or facing cuts across the whole of Britain. Soaring youth unemployment...
7 November 2012
Support the national student demonstration: Socialist Students recently won a major victory in the University of Exeter Students' Guild (the local student union), writes Carlus Hudson, Exeter Socialist Students.
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
31 October 2012
Three strikes and you're out - that's the current rule for students at the University of East London (UEL)...
10 October 2012
Exeter: Exeter Socialist Students has had a fantastic start to the new academic year with over 50 students signing up...
3 October 2012
Sheffield: As students arrive at their university campuses this year they are being met by the most vicious assault on the right to an education seen in generations...
26 September 2012
As students, we are facing one of the toughest periods in living memory, with fresh assaults on higher education announced almost every day
12 September 2012
Fees tripled, EMA scrapped, youth unemployment skyrocketing. This government will leave behind a brutal legacy
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.
9 May 2012
This year's NUS National Executive Committee elections saw Socialist Students candidates receive high votes
2 May 2012
The National Union of Students (NUS) conference is usually the place to see undemocratic manoeuvring by unelected bureaucrats and New Labour careerists. But this year it was different, writes Ian Pattison, Socialist Students national chair.
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