UK Education Newswire Archive
25-06-2003 12:13Chris Patten was in Oxford today, attending the ceremony which saw him sworn in as chancellor of Oxford University. Quite an important event apparently, because it meant he had to miss an EU-US summit in Washington, swopping his guise as External Relations Commissioner of the EU for some traditional Oxford robes, gown and a service partly in Latin.
24-06-2003 02:26The city of Vancouver’s attempt to discredit Human Rights Watch only highlights the city’s failure to address concerns about an anti-drug crackdown in its Downtown Eastside, Human Rights Watch said today.
The reports of events hosted in other places have been very enthusiastic so far.
14-05-2003 22:40Mainstream media suggests college campuses are becoming more conservative. Is that so, or is that what we’re being led to believe?
17-03-2003 18:29Beltane celebrations on Calton Hill are cancelled this year- due to spiralling costs and bureaucracy
17-03-2003 16:20Edinburgh anti-war protesters stormed the Castle today and blocked the entrance, later leaving to block the main street with a sit-in protest.
School students went on strike and joined in the protest against the War against Iraq.
08-03-2003 23:55The Camcorder Guerilla Weekend is off to a flying start
with direct action in glasgow!
13-02-2003 21:55Scotland's sham parliament was temporarily reclaimed today, when First Minister's Question Time was interrupted three times. Anarchists and allied anti-war protesters heckled their "representatives" over the Scottish Executive's disinterest in the wishes of the Scottish people - as exemplified by Labour's support of the war on Iraq.
A short description, a long description and a timetable of events planned. (article 1)
17-12-2002 19:38Glasgow Anarchist Students have today occupied the main lecture hall of the Adam Smith Building at Glasgow University. They are protesting against the war, and demanding that the University cuts all ties with the armed forces and the arms industry
15-11-2002 20:23Crops have been destroyed in the US after soya contaminated by genetically modified (GM) maize plants used to produce a pharmaceutical or industrial chemical was discovered in a US grain elevator.
30-10-2001 20:49Please circulate far and wide
(Apologies to Monsanto)
01-05-2001 17:35the Leeds Mayday protest - the tour of shame!
16-04-2001 13:16MORE than 140,000 glossy brochures sponsored
by the US corporate giants of genetic modification
such as Monsanto are being pushed into Scotland's
schools by Scottish Enterprise, with the
enthusiastic backing of the schools watchdog HM
Inspectorate of Education.
29-03-2001 11:25Leeds Students Campaign against PR Company Involvement in the College
Burson-Marsteller is the world's largest PR network, whose past and present clients include fascist Argentina, Nicolae Ceaucescu, Monsanto, MacDonalds and the World Bank. Now they plan to get involved in running Leeds Metropolitan University