Postgraduate students get organised: for women it’s out of the kitchen and into the university

By Jenny Thatcher: PhD student at the University of East London and a co-founder of the Postgraduate Workers Association (personal capacity).

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The Women’s Library, currently based at London Metropolitan University, is under attack.

NCAFC Women will be campaigning against this by leading a mass letter writing campaign to London Metropolitan University management and organising local protests. Continue reading

Save the Women’s Library!

Last Month London Met University announced plans to sell off the Women’s Library. If a new home is not found by December 2012 the University will run the library as a skeleton service, opening only one day a week. Continue reading

Save the Women’s Library – model letter

Below is a model letter that women’s and feminist groups can send to Malcolm Gillies – Vice Chancellor of London Met. Feel free to amend the letter and email to Continue reading

Fight sexism in our student unions!

We’ve all probably experienced sexism in our unions – whether it’s sexist club nights; the fact that women students are under-represented as sabbaticals; or a lack of support services for women students. Have you had enough? Jennifer Krase (NUS Women’s Committee and Bangor University student activist) certainly has! Continue reading

Charter for Women in Education

Taking inspiration from women’s movements of the 1970s we intend to organise our activity around a Charter for Women in Education. Continue reading

NCAFC Conference 2012 – NCAFC Women Motion

The following motion was passed at NCAFC National Conference, 28-29 January 2012.

It will form the basis for NCAFC Women’s activity going forward from the conference – if you have ideas or comments please comment or get in touch as Continue reading