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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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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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