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Occupy to support your staff.

We are now occupying Appleton Tower, in support of the UCU strike on Wednesday November 30, against the moves of the government to privatise higher education and in defence of the principle that education is a public, social good which … Continue reading

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Party Against Privilege!

See history being made? http://www.ed.ac.uk/news/all-news/chancellor-160911 Princess Anne is being inaugurated as the new chancellor of Edinburgh University at 1.30pm on the 26th of September in an outrageous celebration of wealth and privilege. The Edinburgh Anti-Cuts Coalition believes that education should … Continue reading

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Student Occupiers Launch New Year of Student Action

Student Occupiers Launch New Year of Student Action About 100 students [1] from across Scotland occupying an Edinburgh University lecture theatre this weekend promise to disrupt management at Scottish universities with an ongoing campaign of targeted 36 hour occupations. Edinburgh … Continue reading

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Our Demands!

We demand immediately from Edinburgh University: Freedom of access No legal or academic repercussions for anyone involved We demand of the Scottish government and Scottish Universities: Withdrawal of the proposed 36k fees at Edinburgh University Withdrawal of all fee rises … Continue reading

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Students occupy against 36k fees

Students from universities across Scotland are staging an occupation of an Edinburgh University lecture theatre in protest against significant increases in fees for ‘Rest of UK’ students. Scottish university students, from Edinburgh, Glasgow and St Andrews occupied the George Square … Continue reading

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Edinburgh students occupy to support striking lecturers!

A group of over 50 students are currently occupying the Human Resources department in Charles Stewart Building on Chambers Street. We are currently (2pm) meeting with a head of the Human Resources department. Please see the previous blog post for … Continue reading

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“Would I Give My House to Save a Banker?” – Student solidarity with lecturers on strike!

The University and College Union (UCU), the recognised trade union for lecturers and academic support staff at Edinburgh University, have balloted to strike on Thursday the 17th (Scotland only) and Thursday the 24th (UK-wide) of March over regressive changes to … Continue reading

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