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Today we are the lions! Student protests in Italy

26-11-2010 18:32

Student protests literally exploded all over Italy to block the approval of the new infamous Gelmini reform, which aims at privatising the university and turning it into a profit-making machine. Thousands and thousands of students have held demonstrations all over the peninsula and occupied university buildings.

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Loughborough Walkout success

26-11-2010 13:44

Loughborough Walkout 24/11
Loughborough College students were a magnificent exuberant crowd making their voice heard around the town centre against the cuts in education and against the rise in tuition fees. This was a large protest with a big voice for a small town.

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DEC 4TH - United Day of Action: Against Austerity.

26-11-2010 12:19

A call has gone out for a united day of action (students, workers, the unemployed, everyone) on Saturday Dec 4th.

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Oxford occupation evicted

25-11-2010 17:57

The occupiers of the Radcliffe Camera have been evicted by police smashing their way in and dragging everyone out.

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Royal Holloway Occupation a Success!

25-11-2010 17:45

After 48 hours the Royal Holloway Anti Cuts Alliance occupation has been a success - public management meetings in the pipeline!

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Video: Leeds Protest and Occupation on the National Student Walkouts

25-11-2010 15:12

Footage from the protest in Leeds yesterday.

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SOAS Occupation Delays Court Injunction in High Court Battle

25-11-2010 12:56

Students in their 3rd day of occupation at SOAS University were yesterday issued an application for an injunction by the University administration. Their request for an adjournment was granted by the High Court.

As the majority of occupiers joined 20,000 university, FE and school students from across London on a demonstration in central London, a few SOAS students stayed behind to defend the occupation space. University management chose this moment to pursue their legal challenge.

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Photo's From Manchester Student Protests

25-11-2010 11:54

Police horses used as threat and intimidation
Not surprisingly the Police acted in the interests of four wheeled vehicle's rather than the safety of living things.... or productivity over life... No supprise there... But Manchester student's showed resolve and courage facing off the stupidity of her majesties finest, ahgghm, whilst being calm and reasoned in their responses.

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Southampton Protest Round-up 24/11/10 - Student and Council workers' Actions

25-11-2010 11:12

UNISON's packed meeting, followed by a spontaneous march on the Civic Centre
Southampton saw multiple protests against national and local government yesterday, with students from schools and colleges walking out to protest against proposed fee rises and university cutbacks by the coalition government, whilst UNISON members agreed a resolution to oppose the City Council's cutbacks in a packed meeting before spontaneously marching on the Civic Centre.

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Sometimes to lose is in fact to WIN

25-11-2010 09:38

Lets change tactics

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Film: Birmingham university walkout and occupation

25-11-2010 09:27

On Wednesday 24th November, students and workers at Birmingham University walked out to join the national day of action against fees and education cuts.

Web Link to Video

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London South Bank University Occupied

25-11-2010 08:45

Students with support of the local UCU branch have occupied the university's Learning Resource Centre

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Oxford occupiers re-energised by extra people

25-11-2010 01:41

The group occupying the Radcliffe Camera in Oxford has had a massive morale boost with an extra bunch of people pushing past security to join us.

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Royal Holloway Occupation Continues!

24-11-2010 23:34

The Royal Holloway Anti Cuts Alliance are still occupying the picture gallery corridor of Founder’s building

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Uni of Manchester Roscoe Building Occupation

24-11-2010 21:20

A press statement released by the occupants of the University of Manchester Roscoe building.

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Stop the country, take back the future!

24-11-2010 21:08

Italy - Senate, airport, train stations, cities: students have stopped the country fighting education reform and the cuts to education! These are very intense days in Italy: final cuts to the university has created a huge mobilization all over the country.

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University of Sheffield Occupies!

24-11-2010 20:01

Sheffield University has been occupied by students opposed to the increase in tuition fees and education cuts.

Support the occupation against Higher Fees and Public Sector Cuts!

Come and join us in Hicks Building LT 5 & 6.

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Interview with an anarchist student occupier at Sheffield University

24-11-2010 19:25

Interview conducted today (24th November) with a student currently involved in the occupation of the Hicks Building at Sheffield University as part of the national wave of actions against education cuts.

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Brighton student protests

24-11-2010 18:21

Local news estimating at least 1500 people
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