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16 February 2011
Students came onto the streets in their thousands in the closing weeks of 2010 and university occupations sprung up all over the country, writes Dave Beale and Sarah Mayo (UCU, personal capacity).
15 December 2010
London: On Thursday 9 December, while parliament debated the Con-Dem coalition government's plan to treble university tuition fees, a fifth day of angry protest took place across the country...
2 December 2010
Walkouts have been organised by school, college and university students for 9th December - 'Day X' - when the government will be voting on fees.
These walkouts will shut down the education system across Britain in a mass demonstration of opposition against tuition fees and education cuts.
25 November 2010
Last updated 29 Nov Throughout the day students across the country demonstrated, occupied and walked out against the government's attacks on further and higher education, many initiated by Youth Fight for Jobs and Socialist Students.
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2 June 2010
Union (UCU) annual congress have voted overwhelmingly to ballot for industrial action to save jobs, with action expected to take place in the last week of September 2010, writes Edmund Schluessel, Cardiff University UCU, personal capacity.
5 May 2010
Celanese Derby: After just three years of ownership, Celanese Corporation have announced the total closure of their plant at Spondon, finishing the last 464 jobs of a once 20,000 strong Derby workforce, writes Graham Lewis, Long Eaton trades council, personal capacity.
19 January 2010
Comment: I am a student who enrolled on the 'Stepping Stones Employability Skills' course at Leeds City College, Park Lane Campus...
30 June 2009
National fight to defend education: FURTHER EDUCATION (FE) colleges across the country are facing a major crisis over the next months and years, writes Paula Mitchell.
6 May 2009
Wales: Unison and other campus unions in Gorseinon college Swansea are once again having to campaign against the effects of funding cuts, writes Ronnie Job, Unison rep Gorseinon college, personal capacity.
22 April 2009
The Welsh Assembly has performed a partial u-turn on Further Education (FE) funding in Wales, coming up with an additional £8.93 million in an announcement on 15 April, writes Ron Job, Unison steward Gorseinon college, personal capacity.
25 March 2009
Monday morning and the staff of our college gather to hear the principal explain that management will be seeking to identify £800,000 of savings by the end of the academic year (July), writes Ronnie Job, Unison steward, Gorseinon college, personal capacity.
11 March 2009
Trade union members of Unison and UCU at Neath/Port Talbot college staged a protest outside the main gate on 4 March to highlight the damage that will be caused by the Welsh Assembly's £1.6 million cut in its budget, writes Alec Thraves.
12 October 2006
"Can I get other people I know involved too?" asked one of the college students who we met at Southwark college. At other colleges where International Socialist Resistance (ISR) and Socialist Students have been meeting, writes Ben Robinson ISR national co-ordimator...
24 August 2006
Many young people see Tony Blair as a poodle to the foreign policy of warmonger George Bush...
24 August 2006
SOCIALIST STUDENTS is planning its campaigning activity in colleges and universities across the country for the next term, writes Matt Dobson Socialist Students national co-ordinator.
23 March 2006
Socialist Students are campaigning for a fighting and democratic NUS...
2 February 2006
HUNDREDS OF students and staff joined Lambeth College Student Union's boycott of canteens on 26 January. In all four canteens only a handful of meals were bought. We believe that 95% of students and staff who normally use the...
24 November 2005
Huddersfield: LECTURERS AT many further education (FE) colleges in England were on strike on 16 November in a battle for a fair pay deal...
21 July 2005
Around thirty members attended the national finance meeting on 16-17 July, with the aim of developing our finance organisers across England and Wales...
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