Monthly Archives: May 2012

Berkeley in the 1960s: ‘You can’t trust anyone over thirty.’

In the 1960s, university campuses from the Sorbonne, Paris to Berkeley, CA experienced a complete transformation to become centres of revolt. The university was the place where, “The young are there together, in an overwhelming majority…Ideas spread, and meetings or … Continue reading

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VC Riordan bought a £675,000 home as perk

This summer after five years as Vice Chancellor of the University of Essex, Colin Riordan will sadly be leaving us. Colin successfully put Essex on the map – he oversaw the cuts to accommodation services, rent rises far above inflation … Continue reading

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A Request

Whilst this blog was initially created in order to inform students and staff at the University of Essex of events, meetings or protests that were happening locally I think that it is politically important that we also discuss what is … Continue reading

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Quebec and the Student Strike

QUEBEC – Students in Quebec have been involved in a widespread explosion of revolt that has lasted so far for three months. At certain points as many as 175,000 have been involved in a student strike against the Charest governments … Continue reading

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Say No to Privatisation at Essex: International Academy

Say No to Privatisation at Essex -University plans to privatise International Academy -Gives private provider a foothold in the University -Gateway for future privatisation Written by Staff and Students in Essex Education Activist Network At the end of April an … Continue reading

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