UK Education Newswire Archive
09-03-2004 12:31Public meeting on the topic of Marxism and Religion
08-03-2004 20:33CALLING ALL STUDENTS!!!!!
a gathering of gatherings..
02-03-2004 12:25do summat social event on monday 8th march... 6.30pm... at the Britains Protection Pub behind the GMEX...
01-03-2004 12:43Graduates 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.
28-02-2004 13:52This 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.
27-02-2004 16:54Students 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.
26-02-2004 16:58Government action to restrict egal aid will cause crime
25-02-2004 22:46Essex students occupy and shut down office of Ivor Crew, top fees proponent! Staff strike stays solid! Resistance growing to market forces destroying education!
25-02-2004 12:10Who 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.
24-02-2004 16:42In 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.
23-02-2004 20:17Demonstration on wednesday 25th February planned against the introduction of Top-Up fees.
23-02-2004 10:20The 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.
23-02-2004 00:56600 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.