UK Education Newswire Archive
12-11-2007 22:37Penarth Marina in Cardiff Bay Wales is 20 years old. It is run by Quay Marina Ltd. The major directors are former Crest Nicholson staff. Saturday 10th November the company celebrated with a champagne dinner at Penarth Yacht and Rowing Club. Preceded by an open letter, the Shalom Family, evicted with their own houseboat home 4 years ago, on a jumped up charge of trespass, presented themselves too!
12-11-2007 17:25The first round of discussion on the edu-factory list showed that, despite the many differences between universities and countries, it is possible to identify a global trend and common experiences in the world of the university.
12-11-2007 10:01Nottingham university students have been campaiging tirelessly over the last few weeks to get their University to get Starbucks off campus and stop them selling their unelthical beverages in our the Hallward Library.
10-11-2007 20:43Yesterday a general assembly (Assemblée générale, or AG) was held at Nanterre, at the beginning around 1200 students were present, numbers dropped as the meeting took two hours but the final vote was over 600 in favour, 199 against and around 100 abstentions. Students voted to begin a strike and a blockade and also to occupy the buildings.
07-11-2007 22:33See the link for an eyewitness report of the ongoing French student and worker actions, from an Education Not for Sale supporter in Paris.
07-11-2007 22:07The Industrial Workers of the World, Manchester.
05-11-2007 18:09The academic world changes fundamentally when universities are understood as businesses. Rectors become CEOs and researchers and teachers become point-chasers through conditioning. A process of closure follows on the heels of the knowledge revolution.
01-11-2007 21:20Our art is nothing, but caviar for cultural distinction.
01-11-2007 16:23this weeks news from the california courtcase into the "automatic vote machine corporation" opens the taking away of the "trump cards" from minderbinder warbux - the over-easy machination of the USA - within each party - through the "primary" voting too - to cover for a dodgy, clumsy set of fraudulent scams - with the idea that they had the "back-up" of a tail-wag-dog hold over the administration
01-11-2007 15:03The Blairite leadership of the National Union of Students are seeking to launch a series of major attacks on NUS democracy - to rule out future student revolts radicalising NUS, and make the student movement safe for Brown. Please come to the meeting on 4 November to launch a campaign against these changes, and for a democratic, fighting NUS.
30-10-2007 18:51Bring your bike to the Sumac this Saturday from 2-5pm and learn how to do basic maintenance, servicing and repair. Dr Bike, and Pedal's cyclists will be there to impart their skills.
26-10-2007 21:15Zapatismo in Spanish Harlem
The Movement for Justice in El Barrio, Inspired by the Zapatista Other Campaign, Brings New York Communities Together to Fight Gentrification
By R.J. Maccani
Special to The Narco News Bulletin
25-10-2007 06:12Martin Bell is a former television war correspondent and politician. Here he is speaking at Lancaster University on 18th October 2007.