Press Release – Leicester student activist on trial accused of cops off campus ‘hate crime’ towards ex-cop security-guard
PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE USE Leicester student activist on trial accused of “#CopsOffCampus” ‘hate crime’ towards ex-cop security-guard. Alistair Robinson is to appear in court charged for allegedly elbowing a security guard on Wednesday 11 December 2013 during a sit-in at the University of Leicester, calling for fair pay for staff at the university. The […]
The government are set to cut a series of vital access measures and cut the student maintenance grant by £1, 000 (a 40% cut!). Because of the urgency of the matter, the University of London Union is proposing holding a national meeting on the issue in the coming weeks, info will be posted here. Additionally, […]
In response to right-wing nationalists UKIP standing a candidate for NUS President, the following statement was initiated by NCAFC supporters Shreya Paudel, Daniel Cooper and Arianna Tassinari. Please sharely widely and add your or your organisation’s name by emailing [email protected]
The agenda for NCAFC Scotland Conference, taking place in Edinburgh this weekend, has been released. Please click here
Demonstration called by Occupy Senate House. Facebook event here. TIME: 1pm, 28th February PLACE: meet at ULU, Malet Street #SACKSMITH #COPSOFFCAMPUS The University of London management have lost all legitimacy. The people who run our University represent no-one, and are elected by no-one. Their actions this year have shown them to be cowardly, brutal and […]
NCAFC supporter Shreya Paudel is standing for NUS International Students’ Officer. Shreya is from Nepal; he is a student at Middlesex University, where he was student union president in 2012-13, and a member of NUS International Students’ Committee. He is an independent socialist, who stands for an accessible, mass-mobilising, campaigning International Students’ Campaign.
On 8th to 10th April, the National Union of Students (NUS) will be holding its national annual conference. NCAFC supporters have put forward motions to send to the conference in order to raise arguments and fight for NUS to take on left wing policies. If you want to add motions to the list on this […]
The National Union of Students (NUS) is holding its national conference in Liverpool on 8th to 10th April. NCAFC has put forward and endorsed a number of candidates for the full-time officer elections at conference to bring the politics of free education, grassroots struggle and democracy to NUS. These candidates were voted on at a […]
The following letter has been signed by representatives in student unions, NUS and NCAFC, and will soon be sent to the committees in the higher education trade unions that decide industrial action strategy in the current campaign for decent pay for higher education workers. Comment below, or email pso [at] uclu.org, to add your signature! […]
DATES ANNOUNCED FOR NATIONAL SPEAKER TOUR – 3 Cosas, the University of London struggle and beyond: How workers and students can unite, fight and win.
NCAFC supporter Daniel Cooper is standing for NUS president. You can read his manifesto here. We will post the manifestos of other candidates we are standing or supporting shortly.
Birmingham Defend Education is now hosting weekly demonstrations against the suspensions of 5 students involved in a protest on 29th January. The students were among 14 arrested from a kettle – not for doing anything in particular, but simply for refusing to give their details. They have now been suspended with no right of appeal. […]
At the end of this month NCAFC Scotland Conference will be taking place in Edinburgh on the 22nd to the 23rd. Featuring workshops from activist groups from across scotland, an inspiring session with workers involved in the #3cosas campaign, our (somewhat) world famous conference social, and your chance to grill candidates for NUS Scotland FTO […]
Cross-posted from Birmingham Defend Education The national meeting on January 29th was attended by around two hundred activists from all over the country. It agreed to call for local actions by as many groups as possible in support of these demands between the national strike on Thursday the 6th and Friday the 14th of February. […]
This statement, signed by the majority of the National Union of Students national executive, was initiated by James McAsh, one of the NCAFC supporters who sits on the committee.
Joint press release from Defend Education Birmingham, Defend the Right to Protest and the National Campaign Against Fees and Cuts. Contact 07964791663, 07835769988, 07842765067 EDIT: since originally posted, the University of Birmingham has suspended all students which were arrested – a move which essentially suspends students for having not given their details to police. Reports […]
For contact call 07964791663 or 07842765067 Hundreds demonstrate at the University of Birmingham Police and security kettle more than 100 protesters for almost four hours, arresting around a dozen Co-ordinated direct action planned across the country from 6th February A large demonstration of around 300 students today took place on University of Birmingham campus. The […]
The National Campaign Against Fees and Cuts (NCAFC) have one space left on the secretariat which we are looking to fill. The secretariat has multiple jobs which include but not limited to arrangement of democratic events, being ex-officio members of the communications committee and insuring NCAFC events adhere to the our access policy. The secretariat […]
For comment and contact call 07703114546 or 07964791663 Hundreds of students today marched through the University of London, before heading out to demonstrate around the capital, showing clearly that the resurgence of the student movement in late 2013 is not going away. Students, workers and supporters targeted a number of institutions and management buildings, beginning […]
Update: the National Committee meeting has been postponed by a week so we have put back the deadline for nominations too. The NCAFC National Committee will be discussing and deciding the NCAFC’s “block of 15” candidates for the National Union of Students’ National Executive, during an online discussion on 1 February. NCAFC has previously written […]