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UK Education Newswire Archive

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The French government and the Hijab

09-03-2004 12:31

Public meeting on the topic of Marxism and Religion

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March to Aldermaston

09-03-2004 09:09

Youth March from Oxford to Aldermaston AWE 10th-12th April

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ALL STUDENTS!!!! Appeal for Occupation footage

08-03-2004 20:33


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Oxford Fairtrade Photos

08-03-2004 15:38

Here are some photos of Oxford fair-trade launch and some background info

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Auto organise now

02-03-2004 13:37

a gathering of gatherings..

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do summat social event

02-03-2004 12:25

do summat social event on monday 8th march... 6.30pm... at the Britains Protection Pub behind the GMEX...

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Graduates courted by militarists

01-03-2004 12:43

Graduates are to be courted into joining militarist adventures and arms manufacturers. Perhaps someone should attend and tell these companies and organisations what they think of luring young people into such destructive occupations.

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World Bank Education Policy: Market Liberalism Meets Ideological Conservatism

28-02-2004 13:52

This article gives a good overview of neoliberal educational reforms in Argentina during the glory years of the mid-to-late 1990s, before the near-total collapse of the country's economy due to privatization, structural adjustment, dollarization and capital flight in 2001.

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Resistance in Swansea University

27-02-2004 16:54

Students and staff at Swansea University are resisting a proposal by the Vice Chancellor to close down 5 departments at the university, introduce variable top-up fees and cut local bursaries and grants. Amongst other direct action, a protest has been called for the 10th of march when the university senate meeting will take place where the decisions will be made. If these proposals go ahead, this will represent the corporate takeover of our higher education system, further polarising the gap between rich and poor students, creating a two tier education system, part of the broader neo-liberal agenda.

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Sheffield students occupy Town Hall against Top-Up fees

26-02-2004 17:45

Sheffield Town Hall occupation
Yesterday 200 students occupied the Town Hall for one hour against top-up fees as part of a 300 strong demonstration involving students from Sheffield Uni and Hallam. Everyone agreed it had been a highly successful action.

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legaid restrictions will cause crime

26-02-2004 16:58

Government action to restrict egal aid will cause crime

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Cambridge AUT & CUSU pickets and protests

26-02-2004 16:24

Video from the Cambridge AUT picket, strike, and CUSU rally against top-up fees (25 Feb 2004). Some background and interviews (7.37min, 5.44Mb).

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25-02-2004 22:46

Essex students occupy and shut down office of Ivor Crew, top fees proponent! Staff strike stays solid! Resistance growing to market forces destroying education!

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The impact of fees

25-02-2004 12:10

Who benefits from access to university? Who will benefit should top up fees be introduced? These are the main questions that have been raised in the recent debate on fees.

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Random drugs testing in schools - a student's perspective...

24-02-2004 16:42

In light of the Prime Minister's backing of random drugs tests in schools, this article provides a student's perspective; it calls for there to be greater awareness of students views and the creation of the English Secondary Students Association - a body to represent the views of secondary students at a National Level.

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Sheffield University Top-Up Fees Protest

23-02-2004 20:17

Demonstration on wednesday 25th February planned against the introduction of Top-Up fees.

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AUT strike on Wednesday

23-02-2004 10:20

The association of university teachers (the union of accademic or non academic university staff) is going to strike this week. The dispute relates to pay cuts and the breakdown of the national salary negotiations.

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Young people protest in trenches against the arms trade.

23-02-2004 00:56

600 hundred young Christians will kneel in a 50ft-long makeshift ‘trench’ outside the Defence Export Services Organisation (DESO) in central London today. Christian prayer and campaign network SPEAK is calling for an end to the public funding of DESO - the controversial government department which markets UK arms exports on behalf of companies - and for the millions of pounds currently being spent on this promotion of weapons to be put to better use.

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fliers and posters to download for market campaign

22-02-2004 18:44

Here is a fliers and poster to download for market campaign. (pdf)

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Fair Trade Fortnight event in Bradford

19-02-2004 08:33

6th March: Fair Trade Fortnight event in Bradford
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