A group of students have sent an open letter to The SOAS Spirit, in order to respond to the statement released by the Lay Trustees of SOAS on 22nd April 2016. They wish to remain… Read More »Student Group Responds to Lay Trustees’ Statement
Justice for Cleaners
Ella Linskens, BA Arabic An APSE Report entitled ‘Review of Integrated Facilities Management Proposal’ refutes the claims of SOAS Management that bring the cleaners in- house would not be cost effective by reporting that meeting… Read More »APSE Report Invigorates Justice for Cleaners Campaign
In light of the release of an independent report by APSE today, The SOAS Spirit would like to extend solidarity towards the Justice for Cleaners campaign and all marginalised, outsourced workers at SOAS. Since 2006,… Read More »The SOAS Spirit Urges End to Outsourcing: Cleaners In-House Now!
Nihan Kalle, BA Politics On the 27th of January, the Justice for Cleaners campaign hosted an academic panel titled ‘The Cleaners, Outsourcing and Labour Struggles’ in the JCR in light of the critical period the… Read More »Academics, Cleaners Criticise Outsourcing at SOAS
Micheil Page, BA Development Studies and Geography Of all the campaigns at SOAS, the Justice for Cleaners campaign is one of the most dedicated and well-known. Many of us at SOAS possibly cannot remember a day… Read More »Cleaners’ Struggle Makes Screen Transition
Mel Plant, BA Arabic and Turkish The story of the Justice for Cleaners campaign at SOAS is one of broken promises and continued resistance. Running for 9 years, the campaign has sought workers’ rights for… Read More »Struggle to End Outsourcing Makes Crucial Win