UK Education Newswire Archive
28-09-2007 16:03UCU has emailed members with a notice declaring that UCU had consulted their lawyers and discovered that proposed academic boycott of Israel was illegal. Thus, as the notice alerted, "UCU’s Strategy and Finance Committee was unanimous in today agreeing a recommendation from general secretary Sally Hunt that any academic boycott would be illegal to undertake and cannot be implemented."
26-09-2007 23:51Seven chancellors and presidents of Iranian universities and research centers, in a letter addressed to their counterpart in the US, Colombia University, denounced Lee Bollinger's insulting words against the Iranian nation and president and invited him to provide responses to 10 questions by Iranian academics and intellectuals.
26-09-2007 15:20This Friday (28th Sept):Manchester Alternative Freshers Fair 2007- NOT a student only event!
22-09-2007 10:43LSE staff and students have written to LSE Director Howard Davies to protest his stance on debating a boycott of Israeli academic institutions. In his reply he ignores the plight of Palestinian educational institutions under Israeli occupation.
Wearing white elephant masks to depict the potential character of the controversial national broadband network (NBN) project, members of the Freedom from Debt Coalition (FDC) staged a picket outside the Senate Tuesday in time for the Blue Ribbon Committee hearing on the project won by Chinese firm ZTE Corp., and stressed its debt burden on the Filipino people.
largest squat Kibera reveals the west side of Kenya's hoodless generation next.
21-09-2007 12:50latest news, suicide from tower overlooking hyde park, london, 10.30 a.m, eye witness thoughts about stopping this happening, with reference to latest news about the world waking up to the effect of "cyber-bullying" - a worlwide factor, but also a metaphor for all of us, the way tech is getting used against peoples happiness - by a few inadequate bullies, cheats or frauds sacrificing others to cover-up their lack of thought - for others - the worlds - or for their own imminent future -
20-09-2007 09:55A Newly-opened community resource for creative textile recycling in Central Liverpool, with sewing studio and screen-printing facilities. Details of up-coming workshops for October and November 2007.
11-09-2007 11:52Britain's youth is often dismissed as delinquent, riding roughshod over local communities, vandalising and victimising to its heart's content. But by providing the opportunity to make their voices heard in the local community, Halton Access to Media (HAM) is empowering them to become confident, articulate and productive individuals.
10-09-2007 15:35On May 12th 2005, the United Nations organization which monitors drug trafficking announced that Iraq "is about to become a transit station for transporting the heroine, which is manufactured in Afghanistan and is heading towards Europe through neighbouring Iran".
09-09-2007 09:08The Wye Community Farm tender for the tenancy of the Wye College Farm has been rejected by land agents acting on behalf of Imperial college. it is another further kick-in-the-teeth for local residents of the village of Wye and former Alumni of Wye College...
31-08-2007 15:00A group of fans who were on the plane with the team were caught on video singing songs against Muhammad and Muslims.
24-08-2007 10:59A petition for restoring communities in Liberia has been launched by e-activists.org and the Liberian Networking Organization, as former refugees return to areas without adequate shelter and safe water.
22-08-2007 12:08The new USA "save the world" movie "11th hour", with all its celeb backing, seems almost to obscure the things it tries to explain, but include "blindspots" - or "logic jumps" - that have the - perhaps unintentional - effect of distracting the people watching it from - in these days of "subprimedebtboombustcrashes" is as hard to miss as a Flood.
One group was a local scout group with some of them doing their environment badge. They came for a tour around the infrastructure including the solar showers, compost toilets, solar panels, wind generators and power providers, the indymedia computer tent and rinky dink the pedal powered bicycle sound system. Living locally their homes are under threat from the Heathrow airport expansion.