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Why you should come to Socialist Students online conference
Oisin Mulholland, Swansea Socialist Students
Socialist Students in Wales initiated rent strikes in Bangor and in Swansea at the beginning of term. Students taking part have withheld hundreds of thousands of pounds of rent from universities. So far we have won rent refunds for students who have not returned to their university accommodation because of Covid-19. We have also won £40 million in funding from the Welsh government for universities.
But this is still not enough. It doesn't cover the shortfall in university budgets because of Covid-19, and it doesn't cover the cost of giving a rent rebate to all students. This is something we are still fighting for.
Socialist Students is organising on the ground - leading and supporting rent strikes. We are playing an influential role in the student movement at a time when it is crucial. Moving into a period of economic crisis, workers and young people are going to be asked to pay the price. Socialist Students can play an influential role in the ongoing campaigns against cuts on campuses, and against all attacks on workers and young people.
Come to Socialist Students conference to help build the network of socialists in schools, colleges and universities - to fight for free education and a decent future for young people.
- Socialist Students online conference
- Sunday 28 February 1pm
- Register for zoom details at cutt.ly/GkfZLCh
28 Jul Jobs and homes for all
28 Jul Nationality and borders bill
Phone our national office on 020 8988 8777
Email: [email protected]
Locate your nearest Socialist Party branch Text your name and postcode to 07761 818 206
Regional Socialist Party organisers:
Eastern: 079 8202 1969
East Mids: 077 3797 8057
London: 075 4018 9052
North East: 078 4114 4890
North West 079 5437 6096
South West: 077 5979 6478
Southern: 078 3368 1910
Wales: 077 7221 5281
West Mids: 024 7655 5620
Yorkshire: 078 0983 9793