Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
8 June 2011
The Welsh Assembly government's promise to keep down annual fees at Welsh universities lies in tatters, writes Dave Reid.
16 February 2011
Thousands of young people have had their hopes and aspirations dashed as more and more universities declare their intention to charge the full £9,000 a year tuition fees, writes Claire Laker-Mansfield, Youth Fight for Education.
26 January 2011
The student movement has had a massive impact. Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA) has been saved in Scotland and Wales and fee rises are not planned in those areas either, writes Ben Robinson.
10 December 2010
Youth Fight for Education statement: As parliament prepared to vote on Thursday 9 December on the trebling of tuition fees, 35,000 marched to defend their futures...
8 December 2010
Sunday 5 December saw the launch rally of Youth Fight for Education (YFE) - a campaign formed by Youth Fight for Jobs (YFJ) to help coordinate some of the actions taking place in defence of education and with the aim of giving a strategy for victory to the protests, writes Michael Wrack, Westminster University YFE.
6 December 2010
In the midst of the frantic activity of the student movement, important meetings took place on 4th and 5th December...
2 December 2010
· Students to shut down education on 'Day X': Walkouts have been organised by school, college and university students for 9th December - 'Day X' - when the government will be voting on fees...
26 November 2010
'Kettle Scotland Yard' protest planned for 11 December, and a national education shutdown called for 'Day X': On November 24, 1,600 police were used to 'kettle' up to 6,000 protesting school, college and university students on Whitehall for over eight hours...
23 November 2010
This hated Con-Dem government is facing the first mass national action against its brutal cuts. There has been a huge wave of students and young people protesting against the slashing of teaching budgets...
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