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Fight the cuts at Birmingham University

by Birmingham Socialist Students

On Wednesday the 16th of March, the second consultation about the restructuring of the Birmingham Modern Languages department took place.
The first consultation meeting attracted only a handful of students after they were given just 24 hours notice from the University. Yet on the back of a one-thousand-strong petition in support of an open letter from a Languages student, this meeting filled an entire lecture room with students demanding clear answers. » Read more..

Socialist Students ‘migration’ motion at the NUS NEC

Socialist Students member Edmund Schluessel has recently been elected to the NUS NEC (National Executive Council). At Edmund’s first NEC on Monday 15th July, Edmund, a mature and international student, and a lecturer organised in the UCU trade union, is submitting the following motion on immigration. Edmund has become a victim of the government’s draconian policies, and will not be able to attend his first NEC. He has to return to the USA for 3 months in order to renew his student visa, allowing him to continue his studies in the UK.

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