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From The Socialist newspaper, 4 November 2020

Maybe now they will listen - Refund the fees!

Socialist Students campaigning in Birmingam

Socialist Students campaigning in Birmingam   (Click to enlarge)

Birmingham Socialist Students

Another great Socialist Students society stall and 'refund the fees' campaigning in Birmingham, with support and sign-ups coming from students across all departments.

University management thought it was necessary to send campus security and police to the stall, to both watch us and constantly ask if we were "holding another protest?" There were seven in total as well as a police van and security car.

If our protest last week got under the skin of the university management, then good! Maybe now the university bosses will start listening to the thousands of students organising, on and off campus, for opening up the books of university accounts. And for a refund of all tuition fees and to stop the university acting like a profit-making business.

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