UK Education Newswire Archive
The Student Climate Project was launched in August 2007, to inspire the wider student body into taking radical action against climate change. They are currently doing a year long tour across the UK, holding events and doing actions along the way. All are invited to get involved and contribute to building a mass student movement against this most critical of issues.
Here’s a taste of what we are getting up to in London…
25-03-2008 14:02The Labour government of Prime Minster Gordon Brown is implementing significant cuts in higher education.
23-03-2008 21:17Two workshops are being held - one showing people how to make books out of recycled materials and another on juggling. Both of these will be held at an autonomous occupied space in the centre of Nottingham on Saturday the 12th April 2008.
22-03-2008 15:40IWW workers at LAEC, launch campaign to save jobs, stop privatisation and prevent the destruction of the college.
SIGN THE ONLINE PETITION! www.ipetitions.com/petition/LAEC
18-03-2008 09:51Vegan diet helps with arthritis and heart disease
15-03-2008 17:48Find out just who is editing one of the biggest information sources on the net.
12-03-2008 05:40Hans Ruesch's book 1000 Doctors Against Vivisection now available online.
We will get together and share ideas about how to develop the project - no commitment necessary.
10-03-2008 18:15Despite daunting problems, a new organisation is working for sexual and gender diversity in Palestinian society
Pictures and text.
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08-03-2008 23:03It is reported that Wembley Sports Ground is once again under occupation by academy school protesters tonight (Friday). The occupation follows an Anti-Academies Alliance conference at the TUC today and Brent Council's recent announcement that the Wembley Park Academy will open in September in temporary classrooms on the site of the sports ground.
06-03-2008 20:27University College London's students' union, UCL Union, voted to ban the officer training corps, territorial army and all other military recruiters from its premises and events, in what was its best attended general meeting in years, denying the military access to new recruits.
+++++ TRANSITION CITY LEEDS - Free One Day Workshop +++++
North Street, Leeds. LS2 8AY
Saturday 19th April
10am until 5pm
A free one day workshop exploring:
++ How will Leeds be affected by climate change and the end of cheap oil?
++ How can we build a positive, low carbon future for Leeds?
++ We can all help to build a better future – come and find out how you can get involved!
Oil is running out and Climate Change is affecting our local environment. With the increase of flooding in West Yorkshire and disrupted growing seasons, the evidence of Global Warming is becoming more visible. The Transition Town network is a grassroots action model for making the change to a low carbon future. Transition City Leeds aims to strengthen communities so they can reduce their carbon emissions and fossil fuel dependency.
What the day will involve
++ An introduction to the transition town idea
++ Open space workshops on climate change and peak oil, and how Leeds can make this transition
++ Documentaries on the topic
++ Networking opportunities.
Lunch and refreshments provided.
Child friendly event, but no crèche facilities
No need to book, come for all or part of the day
04-03-2008 20:54After a busy autumn term, Nottingham University Vegetarian & Vegan Society are incredibly proud to be receiving national recogntition. Please help us to further bolster Nottingham's reputation as a veggie and vegan stronghold by casting a vote for us to be the UK's top veggie-friendly university. Thank you!