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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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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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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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Next meeting confirmed

On the 10th of May, Essex Education Activist Network will be meeting to discuss “Where next for the movement?” both locally in terms of the University campaign and nationally in the fight against cuts and fee rises. The meeting will … Continue reading

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Where next for the Education Activist Network?

Its quite clear that EAN this year has been the hub of anti-cuts activity on campus and when discussion comes up of how we move forward, its important to remind ourselves of that. The EAN was crucial to mobilising the … Continue reading

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