Skip to content or view mobile version

Home | Mobile | Editorial | Mission | Privacy | About | Contact | Help | Security | Support

A network of individuals, independent and alternative media activists and organisations, offering grassroots, non-corporate, non-commercial coverage of important social and political issues.

UK Education Newswire Archive

Full article | 1 comment

Venezuela coup d'etat rumor may herald things to come given mighty interests

26-07-2009 22:05

Jutta Schmitt
With all the problems, vices and malpractices existent in the current administration I still consider President Chavez as the very centerpiece for change in Venezuela and Latin America, and all those who are tirelessly working to make it happen, against all odds.

Full article | 1 comment

Climate Change: a year from now

26-07-2009 11:15

On Tuesday August 4th, the people of Greater Manchester have an opportunity
to come together to share knowledge and ideas about Climate Change and what
to do about it.

Full article

Sink or Swim? Save Our Community Swimming Pools!

22-07-2009 13:46

Banner drop from the closed Sparkhill Pool and Fitness Centre
On Monday 13th July, people from Sparkhill and Balsall Heath displayed banners, and encouraged local residents to sign petitions to keep their community swimming pools open. They aim to send a message to Birmingham City Council that they must direct their financial resources to repairing community pools, so that people can learn to swim.

Full article

Cambridge BINGO! Social Centre

17-07-2009 16:17

Update on what's going on at the occupied Bingo Hall Social Centre, Hobson Street, Cambridge.

Full article

Dissident Island Radio - 2 years old tonight!

17-07-2009 14:52

London Freeskool // Mrs Expenses home occupiers // Iain McKay // W.A.G // Whalid Jumblatt

Full article | 1 comment

Marx In Soho - 25th/26th July - Bradford

16-07-2009 20:41

Howard Zinn’s play, “Marx in Soho” portrays the return of Marx. Embedded in some secular afterlife where intellectuals, artists, and radicals are sent, Marx (played by Jerry Levy) is given permission by the administrative committee to return to Soho London to have his say. But through a bureaucratic mix–up, he winds up in SOHO in New York.

Full article

Strike Action Shuts Down London Met University

15-07-2009 17:48

London Metropolitan University came to a halt on Tuesday 14th of July as hundreds of workers went on a UCU/UNISON coordinated strike in protest at continued job cuts and outsourcing. Workers and students set up picket lines at every building of North and City campuses.

See report and photos in IMC-London:

Full article

Students respond to G8 in Rome with occupations

09-07-2009 13:19

Students in Rome demand housing, basic income and welfare from the G8 Summit.

Full article

The Counter-Revolution Will Not be Tweeted or Did Obama Know?

07-07-2009 18:19

"But speaking of premeditation, we come to arguably the most important similarity, one which has been controversial in recent days, as liberal/leftist supporters of Obama bend over backwards to reinforce their waning "hope" in the final days of the post-electoral honeymoon: the covert U.S. role in the coup."

Full article

A long time in politics - online

06-07-2009 21:49

More than 175 years worth of Parliamentary election results are now available online following the launch of a free-to-view historical website that paints a picture of change in Britain by numbers, surveys and images.

Full article | 3 comments

ADHD - Petition to increase NHS provisions and funding for Adults with ADHD

06-07-2009 17:53

We are asking the Prime Minister to ensure that NHS service provisions and funding arrangements for services for adults with ADHD are reviewed and revised urgently.

Full article | 1 comment

Don't Be Stupid!

06-07-2009 10:17

The Age Of Stupid film is blown in from the ethos to be shown at The Electric Palace,39a High Street, Hastings. Screenings to be shown on 9,10,11,&12 July.Doors open 7.30pm £6.00 Admission.

Now come on don't be stupid you know it makes sense to be there....

Full article

Justice 4 the Northwest 10: London meeting report

05-07-2009 14:25

A public meeting was held at SOAS on 2 July in support of 10 (now 9) Pakistani students facing deportation as they pose a threat to "national security" following their arrest in yet another big "anti-terror raid" embarrassment. Of course that threat is unspecified and the evidence is secret...fair trial anyone? Justice?

Full article

Governor of Queensland incommunicado on judicial corruption claims

04-07-2009 22:37

Queensland Governor, Dr Penelope Wensley, is unresponsive to judicial abuse complaints against her brother, Robert Wensley QC, by an unrepresented 12 year old bullied schoolboy and his mother.

Full article

Stuff the university bosses! Education workers in Sheffield, a call for OBU!

04-07-2009 17:09

Sheffield University is about to be hit by massive cuts, job losses and cuts in workers pay. This is a call to arms from the One Big Union!

Full article

Governors Held to Account Over Job Cuts at LMU

03-07-2009 18:39

Picket outside the International Student House
Students and staff of the London Metropolitan University lobbied the Chair of LMU’s Board of Governors, to protest against job cuts on Thursday 2nd July. London Met Board of Governors approved the plan to make 550 redundancies last month, refusing to consider union proposals to ease the damage done to the staff at London Met.

The protest was aimed at Peter Anwyl, Director of International Student House (ISH), who has consistently refused to meet or talk to the unions. A delegation from both UCU and UNISON went to present a letter protesting at the cuts in staff at LMU.

Read more:

Full article | 1 comment

Governor of Queensland in denial on judicial corruption claims

03-07-2009 16:52

Queensland Governor, Dr Penelope Wensley, is unresponsive to judicial abuse complaints against her brother, Robert Wensley QC, by an unrepresented 12 year old bullied schoolboy and his mother.

Full article

Victims of the Racist War on Terror: Free the NW10

02-07-2009 22:17


Audio from the meeting of the The London Campaign to support the North West 10, foreign students who were arrested under Terror Laws and most of whom are now in prison, despite there being no evidence against them, met at the Khalili Lecture theatre at SOAS on Thursday 2nd July.

Speakers included Tariq Mehmood, one of the 'Bradford 12', Gareth Peirce - Human Rights Solicitor, Dorothy Wright of UCU, Asim Qureshi of Cage Prisoners and Rizwan Sabir, arrested with Hicham Yezza at Nottingham University.

Full article

Governor Of Queensland ignores judicial corruption claims involving brother

01-07-2009 06:26

This article is about government inaction on judicial abuse and corruption allegations by an unrepresented teenage victim of severe school bullying and education discrimination.

Full article | 1 comment

Ark Academies, Ron Beller and Subprime Mortgages

29-06-2009 03:50

Ron Beller, trustee of Ark Academies, finds it appropriate to make a fortune from the subprime mortgage disaster, and act as a 'philanthropic' trustee for Ark Academies, at the same time.
Upcoming Coverage
View and post events
Upcoming Events UK
24th October, London: 2015 London Anarchist Bookfair
2nd - 8th November: Wrexham, Wales, UK & Everywhere: Week of Action Against the North Wales Prison & the Prison Industrial Complex. Cymraeg: Wythnos o Weithredu yn Erbyn Carchar Gogledd Cymru

Ongoing UK
Every Tuesday 6pm-8pm, Yorkshire: Demo/vigil at NSA/NRO Menwith Hill US Spy Base More info: CAAB.

Every Tuesday, UK & worldwide: Counter Terror Tuesdays. Call the US Embassy nearest to you to protest Obama's Terror Tuesdays. More info here

Every day, London: Vigil for Julian Assange outside Ecuadorian Embassy

Parliament Sq Protest: see topic page
Ongoing Global
Rossport, Ireland: see topic page
Israel-Palestine: Israel Indymedia | Palestine Indymedia
Oaxaca: Chiapas Indymedia
All Regions
South Coast
Other Local IMCs
Bristol/South West
Social Media
You can follow @ukindymedia on and Twitter. We are working on a Twitter policy. We do not use Facebook, and advise you not to either.
Support Us
We need help paying the bills for hosting this site, please consider supporting us financially.
Other Media Projects
Dissident Island Radio
Corporate Watch
Media Lens
Earth First! Action Update
Earth First! Action Reports
All Topics
Animal Liberation
Climate Chaos
Energy Crisis
Free Spaces
Ocean Defence
Other Press
Public sector cuts
Social Struggles
Terror War
Workers' Movements
Major Reports
NATO 2014
G8 2013
2011 Census Resistance
Occupy Everywhere
August Riots
Dale Farm
J30 Strike
Flotilla to Gaza
Mayday 2010
Tar Sands
G20 London Summit
University Occupations for Gaza
Indymedia Server Seizure
COP15 Climate Summit 2009
Carmel Agrexco
G8 Japan 2008
Stop Sequani
Stop RWB
Climate Camp 2008
Oaxaca Uprising
Rossport Solidarity
Smash EDO
Past Major Reports
Encrypted Page
You are viewing this page using an encrypted connection. If you bookmark this page or send its address in an email you might want to use the un-encrypted address of this page.
If you recieved a warning about an untrusted root certificate please install the CAcert root certificate, for more information see the security page.