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23 February 2018
UCU members in 61 universities have started their 14 days of strike action
21 February 2018
During his time in government, Willetts was a key orchestrator in raising tuition fees from £3,000 to £9,000
20 February 2018
31 January 2018
Students at the University of Birmingham lambasted their fat cat vice chancellor (VC) David Eastwood during his 'Question Time' event on 25 January. The room was filled with students rightfully angered by Eastwood's role at the university.
24 January 2018
Universities in England have become a microcosm of capitalism. At Southampton University the vice-chancellor has awarded himself a pay rise to £424,000, while at the same time making plans to sack over 50 lecturers.
10 January 2018
Bigoted Tory journalist Toby Young has resigned from the board of the government's new universities regulator, the Office for Students (OfS).
3 January 2018
Higher education: In the new year honours, five 'fat cat' current and former vice-chancellors were rewarded for their 'services to education'
13 December 2017
Less than a third of higher education students think their course offers value for money according to the National Audit Office. Its chief says universities would be accused of "mis-selling" if they were banks. This comes as no surprise!
6 December 2017
Liverpool John Moores University Socialist Students member David Hitchmough topped the poll for National Union of Students conference delegates
29 November 2017
London: Across England and Wales students took part in the education shutdown day of action to fight for free education on 22 November coinciding with the Tories' budget
22 November 2017
Students reported that this year has seen a new determined crop of students coming into Socialist Students committed to campaigning for Corbyn's promise of free education and an end to austerity
22 November 2017
Around 1,000 students took to the streets for free education on 15 November - but inevitably, some will question the smaller turnout compared to previous demonstrations
15 November 2017
Millions of young people face a future of only insecure work and a lifetime of debt.
8 November 2017
16 and 17-year-olds will remember the Tories blocked their democratic rights
8 November 2017
Socialist Students is preparing for walkouts
3 November 2017
Chants of "by Amber Rudd and Theresa May, justice was killed a year to the day!" reverberated around the streets of Sheffield on Halloween night
1 November 2017
Socialist Students has called for Labour to put a free education amendment to the Tory budget
25 October 2017
Lecturers at the University of Manchester held a successful rally, supported by students, on the first day of their strike action on 23 October
18 October 2017
Across 16 separate picket lines with over 100 strikers and supporters attending a rally, University and College Union members gave their response to management's provocative attempts to amend Leeds University's charter to remove protections from dismissal.
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