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Over a hundred students occupy conference room at Sussex University
Hundreds of students have occupied a conference room in Bramber House, Sussex University in anger at hundreds of job cuts and course closures. After a large campus demonstration students stormed the building. Campus security has blocked exits and the university management have called the police.
The demonstration was called by the Stop the Cuts campaign which as organised large protests since the cuts were announced in October. Socialist Students and Youth Fight for Jobs activists are involved in the occupation and have been active in the campaign and the protests.
Socialist Students and Youth Fight for Jobs have called for one day walkout strikes of all education workers and students locally and nationally against cuts and fees co-ordinated by trade unions, student unions and anti cuts campaigns.