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University bosses attack tuition fee cut proposal as “implausible”

SOAS Students took a stand for free education at a recent demonstration by creating a wall of books at the march • Credit – Himasha Weera Tom King, BA Politics University bosses have criticised plans likely to be set out by the Labour Party which would see tuition fees at English universities cut to £6,000. […]

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SOAS students put free education back on political agenda at national demo

Photo: Himasha Weera Clare Birkett, MSc Environment, Politics and Development The student movement is celebrating a comeback after holding a 10,000 strong protest on 19th November demanding free education. The demonstration was followed by a national day of action last Wednesday, which saw renewed levels of police violence and calls for cops off campus. The day […]

Students occupy Universities UK

Around 50 students from SOAS and UCL occupied the headquarters of Universities UK (UUK), the advocacy body for university managements, this afternoon. The group staged a sit-in of the building’s reception area for over two hours with loud chants of “What do we want? Free education. When do we want it? Now” and discussions on […]