MINISTERS should stop using the controversial new Teaching Excellent Framework to assess university tuition, unions said yesterday after a boycott saw student participation collapse.
The new assessment method has faced opposition from students and lecturers, as it enables government...
Thursday 10th Aug 2017
posted by Conrad Landin in Britain
Thousands march against Tory attacks on university students
Saturday 19th Nov 2016
posted by Morning Star in Britain
ACTIVISTS protested against exorbitant rents for student housing by gatecrashing the MIPIM property conference and occupying an office belonging to a chain landlord, campaigners revealed yesterday.
Wearing gowns and mortarboards, the students accosted investors and developers outside...
Friday 21st Oct 2016
posted by Lamiat Sabin in Britain
SKINT students are more at risk of suffering from depression and alcohol dependency, according to findings revealed yesterday.
Symptoms worsened over time for those who were struggling to pay bills, a study by University of Southampton and Solent NHS Trust found.
Wednesday 10th Aug 2016
STUDENT rent-strikers were ambushed on the eve of their latest talks with university management and fined £25,000, campaigners revealed yesterday.
Over 1,000 University College London (UCL) students are refusing to pay extortionate rents for the school’s disgusting halls of...
Wednesday 15th Jun 2016
posted by Joana Ramiro in Britain
Increasing tuition fees is not only unjust to our students – it makes no sense for our economy, writes KEN LIVINGSTONE
Saturday 11th Jun 2016
posted by Morning Star in Features
UCU leader Hunt challenges uni bosses to ‘do the right thing’
Wednesday 1st Jun 2016
LABOUR’S Heidi Alexander urged NHS students to give Tory MPs a “hard time” yesterday over their latest NHS wheeze to cancel trainee bursaries.
The shadow health secretary made the rallying cry as she addressed student nurses who had travelled to Parliament to meet...
Thursday 26th May 2016
posted by Luke James in Britain
UCL students in ‘unbearable’ living conditions given back 20% of rent
Tuesday 24th May 2016
STUDENT activists occupied Edinburgh University’s financial building yesterday, calling on the institution to take a stand against the fossil-fuel industry.
The occupation follows months of campaigning which has led the university to halve its investments in fossil fuels and last...
Tuesday 5th Apr 2016