Students of the Nottingham Student Peace Movement held a die-in on May 9 to protest at the University's lack of progress in switching its investments to funds that are ethically managed.
The event - outside Hallward Library, University Campus - twinned this issue to the ongoing campaigns against the commodification of education and in solidarity with the AUT.
It seems outrageous that the University is willing to invest in arms but not their staff. It is equally unpalatable that, whilst the University profits from the sale of arms, students must pay large sums of money to get an education.
They raised awareness and distributed information about the University's investments in the arms trade.
There wasn't as much blood as I would have liked! Tomato ketchup and lipstick. I think a better 'gore mix' would be nice, plase add recepies in the comments.
Links and stuff.....
Nottingham Student Peace Conference :: University of Nottingham
Protests as arms dealers attend careersfair
Lt.General Arif Hassan, of the Pakistan Army, Nottingham University
Nottingham Student Ethical Investment Page:
Nottingham Student Peace Movement: http://su.nottingham.ac.uk/nspm
Nottingham Student Environment & Social Justice:
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