Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
19 June 2013
'Keep calm about university fees' was the slogan of a government funded advertising campaign aimed at mitigating the effects of fee hikes on application numbers in 2011, writes Claire Laker-Mansfield.
12 June 2013
University of East London: A year of opposition organised by the Socialist Students-initiated 'Scrap the Unfair Attendance Policy' campaign has forced the University of East London (UEL) to ditch its draconian attendance policy, writes Kyle Williamson.
5 June 2013
On 29-31 May, the University and College Union (UCU) held its national congress in Brighton. The congress took place against the backdrop of vicious Con-Dem cuts, which had provoked massive anger
29 May 2013
On 23 May, Salford Socialist Students assembled outside the student union calling for all members of the university to stand defiant with them against the 12th proposed round of cuts in 18 months, writes Becki Holroyd.
29 May 2013
Around 100 students gathered outside University of London Union (ULU) on 22 May in protest against the closure of the facility, writes Helen Pattison.
28 May 2013
On 23rd May, Salford Socialist Students assembled outside the Student Union calling for all members of the university to stand defiant against the 12th proposed round of cuts in 18 months
16 May 2013
Maintenance and support staff at University of Birmingham are celebrating near-total victory as university management has abandoned restructuring plans
15 May 2013
Swansea Metropolitan University's student union has been running a food bank since April so its own students can get enough to eat...
3 April 2013
After nearly two months, the student occupation at Sussex University has ended in eviction by police at the request of university management
27 March 2013
'Students and workers, unite and fight' reverberated across the campus. [Update added 27.3.13]
25 March 2013
Up to 2,000 students marched across the university campus
20 March 2013
As the occupation against the privatisation of services at Sussex University enters its fifth week, momentum continues to build behind the student campaign, writes Jack Poole, Sussex Socialist Students.
13 March 2013
Management has agreed to look at having students meet with their personal tutor instead of being de-registered automatically
14 February 2013
30 January 2013
Justice walkout: Members of the PCS civil service union working in the Ministry of Justice are walking out on 31 January...
21 November 2012
The mainly Latin American cleaners working at the University of London, one of the most prestigious universities in the world, have launched the 'three cosas' campaign over sick pay, pensions and holidays...
7 November 2012
On 31 October 33 students came to the University of East London (UEL) Socialist Students meeting - Scrap the Unfair Attendance Policy, writes Ian Pattison.
31 October 2012
Three strikes and you're out - that's the current rule for students at the University of East London (UEL)...
18 October 2012
Lecturers in the UCU at UEL went on strike today against longer working hours and other attacks
10 October 2012
Lorry drivers' strike: Workers at the Tesco distribution centre in Doncaster are on a 48-hour strike from 9 October. The workers were transferred to Eddie Stobart Ltd (ESL) in August and then on 5 September they were issued...
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