NCAFC Conference 2012: positive and accessible

The National Campaign Against Fees and Cuts national conference took place in Birmingham on 8-9 December 2012. 150 activists came together from all over the country to co-ordinate local struggles and plan the future of NCAFC.

The general tone of the conference was constructive and determined: one of developing ideas, strategies and structures to allow the student movement to fight and win when it next surges. There was a huge array of discussion and debate – in informal and formal sessions, as well as self-organised spaces for Liberation groups, and a lot of socialising and fun. Continue reading

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Vote Claire Locke #1 for NUS President – for a fighting feminist NUS!

The National Campaign Against Fees and Cuts women’s committee are supporting and voting for Claire Locke for NUS President at national conference on the 24-26th April.Claire has an outstanding record on fighting fees, cuts and privatisation and has been at the heart of the anti-austerity student movement. Continue reading

Support Kelley Temple for NUS Women’s Officer – Build a serious left in NUS Women’s Campaign as part of a fighting student women’s movement

NCAFC Women are supporting Kelley Temple in the elections for NUS National Women’s Officer at this week’s NUS Women’s Conference (13-15 March, Leeds). Kelley Temple is not part of the NCAFC, but we are supporting her because we think her election can be a step in building the fighting student women’s movement we are working towards. As part of this, and in order to realise that potential, we are seeking to build a serious, organised left-wing with NUS Women’s Campaign.
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NUS Women’s Officer elections: Kelley Temple speaks to NCAFC Women about cuts, free education and the left in NUS

Kelley Temple is standing against incumbent Estelle Hart for NUS Women’s Officer. NCAFC Women wrote to Kelley, as the more left-wing of the two candidates and as the challenger, to ask her some questions about where she stands so we can discuss whether NCAFC Women will support Kelley’s campaign. Here’s what she said… Continue reading

NUS Women’s Officer elections: Questions for Kelley Temple

Kelley Temple is standing against incumbent Estelle Hart for NUS Women’s Officer. We are writing to Kelley, as the more left-wing of the two candidates and as the challenger, to ask her some questions about where she stands. 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

Statement from members of the NCAFC Women’s Committee on the behaviour of Fiona Edwards at NCAFC Conference

The following is a statement from members of the NCAFC Women’s Committee on the behaviour of Committee member Fiona Edwards at NCAFC Conference (Liverpool, 28-28 January). 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 ncafc.women@gmail.com Continue reading