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For an Autumn of Resistance

The National Union of Students (NUS) has announced the date for its national demonstration against education cuts, tuition fee rises and student debt as November, 21st 2012. The demonstration was called on the back of a substantial vote at April … Continue reading

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Essex Students Show Solidarity with Quebec

Students at the University of Essex have been showing their solidarity with students in Quebec by writing letters of protest to the Canadian High Commission in London. 50 students signed individual letters to be sent to the High Commissioner expressing … 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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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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Module Closure at Essex: A Response

Yesterday Government students who had enrolled on the GV509 module, “Power, Agency and Radical Democracy” were informed that the module would no longer be taught in the coming academic year, and that they would have to find alternative choices. The … Continue reading

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Union Conference AGM: A confrontation

On the 7th of May, University of Essex Students Union held its annual Union Conference. Whilst the Conference itself was uneventful, the afternoon was dominated by the Keynote speakers and the following discussion. Bernard Jenkin, Conservative MP for Harwich and North Essex, … Continue reading

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Defend the Right to Protest Campaign

In the wake of the student protests and the March 26th TUC demonstration, anti-cuts activists have been targeted by the Police and been harrassed, profiled without charge and arrested. We must defend our right to protest and reject the politically … Continue reading

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