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Postgraduate research students are increasingly being used as ‘slave labour’

Postgraduate research students are increasingly being used as ‘slave labour’ to cut teaching costs at universities across the UK, a London conference heard yesterday. They warned teaching conditions were getting dramatically worse as academic cuts bite and universities are under … 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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June 30th: Strike for our Future.

On the 30th of June, workers from the PCS Union, NUT, UCU and ATL will strike in defence of pensions in coordinated national action. This strike is important for two reasons. Firstly, it shows how Unions can work alongside each … Continue reading

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