To show support to students and protesters brutally attacked by the police last week, Cardiff students joined yesterday’s national day of action with a demonstration outside of Cardiff university.
Nearly 40 students attended the cops of campus protest from two different universities and a local sixth form, all showing their anger at this attack on the right to protest.
A letter condemning the violence and demanding that the NUS call a national demonstration was signed by many on the protest, including students union officers. » Read more..
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by Hugh Caffrey
Bursaries offer a lifeline to poorer students. Now the government that gave us £9000 fees is snatching this away. Socialist Students supports the protests against this cut and agrees that while it is the government’s fault, nonetheless universities should be making up the shortfall in bursary funding from their own generous reserves. » Read more..