Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
8 December 2010
Updated 10/12/10 Demonstrations, occupations and meetings are taking place, some part of NUS and UCU day of local actions. Many are marching again with Youth Fight for Education. We are posting reports as they come in.
3 December 2010
Press release from the National Shop Stewards Network Inspired by the tremendous struggle of young people, and recognising that the vote in parliament could be a watershed, the National Shop Stewards Network banner will be on the mass demo on 9th December...
2 December 2010
Walkouts have been organised by school, college and university students for 9th December - 'Day X' - when the government will be voting on fees.
These walkouts will shut down the education system across Britain in a mass demonstration of opposition against tuition fees and education cuts.
1 December 2010
On 24 November 130,000 school, college and university students walked out in the biggest education action for 25 years...
1 December 2010
After last weeks demonstration against tuition fees and education cuts, where 4000 students were disgustingly prevented from marching into the city centre by police, over 2000 Marched this Tuesday (30th November), writes Frankie Langland, Bristol Socialist Party.
25 November 2010
Last updated 29 Nov Throughout the day students across the country demonstrated, occupied and walked out against the government's attacks on further and higher education, many initiated by Youth Fight for Jobs and Socialist Students.
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17 November 2010
Three east London students in their first year of college spoke to Sarah Wrack about the protest at Millbank. Why did you go on the demonstration... ?
16 November 2010
Youth Fight for Jobs calls for a demonstration against university budget cuts and increased tuition fees on 24th November.
11 November 2010
The enormous boiling anger of students and young people against the vicious tuition fee rises and proposed cuts to education was impossible to ignore on the demo on 10 November 2010.
11 November 2010
THE GLOVES are off with regards to university fees. The Con-Dem coalition has announced that it intends to triple the cap on fees to £9,000 a year. If their plans are carried out a three-year degree could...
27 October 2010
Goldsmiths University: The Comprehensive Spending Review on 20 October announced cuts that will be detrimental to the future of young people across the country...
20 October 2010
Browne Review: threat of a two-tier education system: Lord Browne has recommended that universities be free to charge unlimited tuition fees from 2012. This is a door slammed firmly in the face of those looking to education...
6 October 2010
Students will this week find out what future Lord Browne has in store for them. The multi-millionaire Baron of Madingley (the beneficiary of an Oxbridge education himself) has for almost a year been heading an 'independent' review into higher education funding and student finance.
6 October 2010
Nottingham: SOCIALIST STUDENTS made a great impact on Nottingham Trent University's freshers' fair. In three hours, around 200 signatures were collected in support of our campaign against the government's planned...
16 June 2010
ON 9 June the new universities minister, David Willetts, gave his clearest indication yet of his government's intention to raise tuition fees, writes Claire Laker-Mansfield.
26 May 2010
On Friday 21 May, the Independent Review for Higher Education Funding and Student Finance came to Leicester as part of its 'public hearing' stage of inquiry, writes Becci Heagney, Leicester Socialist Students.
27 April 2010
The Green Party is standing more than 300 candidates in the general election. It believes it has a chance of getting one of its two MEPs, Caroline Lucas, elected to Westminster in the Brighton Pavilion constituency. Sean Figg and Judy Beishon explain why, fundamentally, the Green Party is not offering a way forward for working class people.
21 April 2010
The National Union of Students conference took place on 13-15 April against the backdrop of the threat of increased tuition fees and huge cuts in higher education...
7 April 2010
NUS conference: THE NATIONAL Union of Students (NUS) conference will take place on 13-15 April in Gateshead. At a time when students face huge cuts in universities and the threat of higher fees it could be expected that...
17 March 2010
Course closures, funding cuts, job losses, fees... The last 18 months, since the start of the economic crisis, have seen students and campus trade unions organising protest action in Britain on a scale not seen since the movement to oppose the introduction of tuition fees in 1997-1998...
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