University of the Arts London Student Union is putting some funk in the fight against cuts with this amazing video presenting their newest campaign “Can’t Cut This!”
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Staff at University of Arts London will be striking on Thursday 27 May, after two-thirds of UCU members voted in favour of strike action. UAL management has refused to back down from the threat of redundancies and course closures, leaving the union with no choice but to strike.
A rally is planned at 3pm outside Central Saint Martins and the Cochrane Theatre on the corner of Southampton Row and Theobald’s Road.
The National Campaign Against Fees and Cuts fully supports direct action taken by students and workers against job and course cuts, be it strikes, action short of a strike, or occupations.
Paul Simpson, former course director for the BA(Hons) Public Relations course at the London College of Communication, resigned December last year from what he called his “dream job”, under pressure from the college’s administration.
Here is a short version of Paul’s account on the massacre occuring at LCC (University of the Arts London).
To read the full article click HERE.
Set the record straight
London College of Communication has serious issues that many feel it needs to address. I am not going to use this blog entry to go through those arguments in detail, but do feel it is fair that students applying to ‘LCC’ know that I am no longer employed there, and that students at the university have major issues about the institution. [Read more…]
A student from the London College of Communications. For updates on their campaign check out lccoppose.wordpress.com
Just like those obnoxious insurance ads all over town, I am trying to find a way of making the story of Oppose LCC Course Redundancies entertaining, but I can’t. So, instead, I will try to make it simple.
Oppose started when a small group of students at the London College of Communication (one out of the six colleges that form the University of the Arts London) found out through the grapevine late last year, that their courses were about to be closed for good.