Day 3: UCU Strikes

The final day of picketing is now finished. In Manchester, our comrades marched down Oxford Road to show solidarity with the strikers. In London, there has been a protest of all London UCU branches and Loughborough University has once again been showing that the Students’ Union were not acting in Read more…

UCU Strike: Day 1

UCU workers have started 3 days of strike action to fight against University management. Our comrades were out in solidarity. The mood on the picket lines has been militant and strong. People are very angry at the University bosses and false media which is trying to undermine the strikes. Here Read more…

University Snoops on Student

Zac Larkham, a student at Sheffield Hallam University (SHU) recently exposed his university management for tracing his physical and online activities with the student rent strike movement last academic year. In a tweet thread about this scandal, Zac revealed 190 pages of records obtained via a subject access request, showing Read more…

Threat to Archaeology – an attack on our history and our heritage

The Tory government has been attacking archaeology on several fronts in recent years – in schools, universities and museums. This is part of the government’s plans to cut funding by 50% for Art and Design courses, of which archaeology is considered part of. These cuts are a clear and rather brutal attack on our education system, and the arts and cultural sector in general.