UK Education Newswire Archive
04-03-2008 12:35Socialist Student Movement (SSM) has released the following press statement in solidarity with a group of engineering students who are instituting legal action against the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN). The Institution has filed opposing papers, and the matter will be coming before the Durban High Court in a few days. The students, who we believe have a very strong case, are in dire need of financial support towards legal fees. And anyone who is in a position to assist with whatever amount can deposit the funds into following account:
Account Number: 62015762322
Bank: First National Bank
03-03-2008 18:36A mass climate action is taking place on Sunday 20th April in London. People will board trains into central London, refusing to pay the high prices. There will be a convergence in the central London terminals at around 1pm. The action aims to highlight how the current public transport prices are unaffordable and must be radically lowered if we are to get people out of their carbon intensive cars.
26-02-2008 13:54Here follows a brief analysis of statistics produced by DWP on sanctions imposed on JSA claimants. These confirm what most people already know- that if you appeal to the independent tribunal you will most probably win. And if everybody appeals the sanctions system will collapse.
25-02-2008 21:37Create with us a space for debates, libertarian culture and networking in the South of Europe.
25-02-2008 16:30Information about a protest taking place in Manchester on Thursday 28th February over new "Deaf and Dumb" bar.
The demonstration will be held on Thursday 28th February at 8:30pm, outside “Deaf and Dumb”, Grovesnor Street, Manchester
23-02-2008 17:07The Nottingham University Vegetarian & Vegan Society will be hosting renowned animal rights activist Keith Mann, Saturday, March 1st, for a screening of the acclaimed documentary 'Behind the Mask' and a question/discussion session.
Please see the flyer here: http://www.nottsveg.co.uk/images/keith_mann_flyer.jpg
or the facebook page: http://nottinghamac.facebook.com/event.php?eid=8768239628&ref=mf)
22-02-2008 13:21Plaid Cymru Council carrying out biggest school closure programme in Wales.
small school with sterling record (commended by Ofsted) particularly in special needs provision threatened with closure - as part of cuts across Wales by mainstream parties.
21-02-2008 17:46Today around 80 protesters marched around the University of Nottingham's campus to demand freedom of expression and an end to the University's repression of student activists. In spite of the University's deployment of undercover spies and a police cameraman, the mood was good and protestors got a generally warm reception from other members of the student body.
Also, just to let you all know that we are stepping up our activities for our London Event, taking place from the 18th to 20th of April all around London. The event is set to include more creative outreach, the launch of our exciting new arts project, workshops, and a collective direct action. More details to follow...
15-02-2008 23:14The Student Climate Project launched the first event of their Tour of Climate Action in Cambridge today. The flurry of climate activities saw a banner drop, street theatre, a flash mob are more...
14-02-2008 14:15Each country has got its own Berlusconis, Blairs, Bushes or Popes. It is a kind of globalization thing and Blair may seem to have exaggerated recently in France whilst speaking about the current political situation. In reality he was just making another of his speeches on the "third-way" and that which he has really not been able to do; bring peace. Instead he has been able only to open discontent, the consequences of which he has sought to manage with repressive laws.
Has the Blair era been a soft-dictatorship?
14-02-2008 13:51Having fought off raids by police and landlords, the new occupied social centre in Hackney is flinging open its doors for a great evening of food, films and friends...
14-02-2008 01:40Activists involved with The Student Climate Project are deeply concerned that the police's Special Branch has being monitoring their operations, and now plans to send over fifty police to a peaceful outreach event in Cambridge this week.
Proposals for a variety of different groups to move into the area and help the local residents develop eco-friendly projects have been circulated by the Earth Aid Environmental Campaign.