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.
10 December 2008
The government's latest target in its privatisation of the welfare state is the Social Fund. This fund has been in place since 1988 when it replaced single payments, which were non-repayable grants, with...
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.
23 November 2001
NEW LABOUR are, it seems, already backing off from their proposals to introduce a grant for some students, writes Kieran Roberts.
27 October 2000
MANY FIRST-year students already feel the financial burden of being at university, 41% will be looking for jobs, predominately low paid and highly exploitative to keep their heads above water, writes Kieran Roberts, Save Free Education (SFE).
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