Sunday 24 May // 3pm-5pm. Agenda and speaker announcements coming soon! Please register here and we will email you the zoom link!
Please send this email to the accommodation department of your university to find out whether it is using empty student halls to protect homeless people from the virus! Councils across the UK have been given funding to house homeless people in hotels, halls, and empty flats, but people are still on the streets. Homeless peopleContinue reading “Template email: Use empty student halls for homeless people!”
On Tuesday activists taking part in occupations and other activism around the UK in solidarity with the UCU strikes got together for a zoom call. As well as discussing how we can coordinate nationally, we also heard reports from the occupations. Here’s what the Cambridge occupation reported: “The Cambridge occupation has been going on sinceContinue reading ““We won our first demand!”- News from the Cambridge occupation”
Josh spoke to Poppy and Khaled from inside the Cambridge Occupation Early on Tuesday this week around 50 students at Cambridge University seized the “Old Schools” building – the central site of university management decision making – in solidarity with the ongoing UCU dispute. This is the second occupation of this site in two yearsContinue reading “Cambridge occupiers: “We want our action to be a spark for new wave of student activism””
By Paul Inglis, Glasgow University Solidarity Collective Friday 21 February marked the second day of the UCU’s fightback against poor working conditions, gender inequalities and falling pay. In Scotland, the day’s events were particularly dominated by the bumbling attempt of vice chancellors from universities all across Scotland to dodge the strike pickets and hold aContinue reading ““Scotland’s VC’s haven’t heard the last from us”: Glasgow students step up the fight!”
A meme bank for the UCU strike courtesy of student activists around the UK! Download and use for your own social media, send to your UCU branch to keep up morale. Send in submissions to facebook.com/studentstrikesolidarity Also check out Shitposting on Company Time.
By Paul Inglis, Glasgow University Last year’s UCU strike saw a wave of sit-ins and occupations at campuses up and down the country, all in support of striking University staff. Stirling University was just like many others in this regard, with brave student activists taking action to help the workers win their demands. What setsContinue reading “Defend the right to protest: Stop the Stirling suspensions!”
National Education Union (NEU) members working in 34 sixth forms colleges across the country are on strike today, Wednesday 12 February. Today is one of three strikes taking place between now and Budget Day. The other dates are Thursday 27 February and Tuesday 10 March. The strike is over pay, conditions and job security throughContinue reading “Support the Sixth Form College strikes!”
Feel free to print these out for use on your own campus! Make your own copy of this leaflet made by Leeds activists using the Canva link and edit it to add your own local info: https://canva.me/kfxQnDmdR3 Or download and print this leaflet made by Reading activists.
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