UK Education Newswire Archive
05-12-2007 20:23A meeting open to all left student activists to discuss the way forward.
04-12-2007 10:23Britain’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) and its reACT media course is empowering them to become confident, articulate and productive individuals.
03-12-2007 14:10Left activists in the student movement have launched this appeal for a united left challenge to the National Union of Students leadership at next year's NUS conference. Please circulate, particularly to members of SWSS/Student Respect!
03-12-2007 10:57The Student Climate Project’s Launch Gathering leads to exciting plans for action.
02-12-2007 15:11Sat 26th January 2008 10am-6pm, Sachas Hotel, Tib St, just off Piccadilly Gardens. A free event with loads of free info and food samples available, aimed at everyone who is exploring the vegan lifestyle as a positive way to reduce their environmental impact.
02-12-2007 11:48THE LATEST issue of The Porkbolter has launched the Worthing newsletter into its second decade of south coast dirt-digging and rabble-rousing.
30-11-2007 10:35Netherlands. Watch this video and see whats going on in Netherlands since pupils from all over the country are on strike and protest against a new governments´ law on education. Police acts brutal against the kids. More information on: http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2007/11/386773.html
In Amsterdam riotcops on horses chased 13-year old kids over the Museumplein and applied the watercanon on them. 250 kids were arrested (in the whole of Holland). At many places small riots broke out, kids pelted buildings with egs and stones. One of the buildings attacked was that of the main media centre in Hilversum and that of the parliament in The Hague.
29-11-2007 15:55Suddenly the tranquility of the Dutch polder is being disrupted because highschoolkids collectively decided to stop staying in their schools. They go into the streets and create mayhem...
29-11-2007 03:22Students across France have been voting on the next step in the ongoing struggle against the so-called reforms of the LRU law.
November 28th, 2007 by jef costello
Reposted from www.libcom.org
27-11-2007 17:43This weekend (the 30th November to the 2nd December) sees the launch of The Student Climate Project, whose aim is to bring together existing student activists from across the UK to find ways to build a mass student anti-climate change movement.
23-11-2007 19:16The London School of Economics has backtracked on promises to students after a long-awaited meeting with Director Howard Davies, by refusing to publish a statement which acknowledged the Palestinian Right to Education. Despite explicit protests from students that he should not be in attendance, controversial LSE Council Chair, Lord Grabiner of Aldwych, insisted on being present at the meeting and stifled debate over the crucial issue.
21-11-2007 19:36An account from one of those at the blockades, with a few minor edits and additions for clarity.
15-11-2007 14:56During the Northern Rock bank run, the press were blamed by banking executives for scaring depositors. Since then public criticism has been scant, despite the massive taxpayer bail-out of 'Blackbird' ( the Rocks codename) -a patient that remains catatonic. Meanwhile, the broader 'subprime lending crisis' is likely to be exposed soon as the response to global mortgage fraud.
A protest was called yesterday by SOAS Detainee Support Group outside the German Embassy to call on German government to refuse entry to Meltem.
13-11-2007 11:17Updates and reports from AG, blockades and strikes across France.
This update is not comprehensive but it has most of the available information, additionally some universities are still on holiday and therefore no action can take place.