UCL ‘rent’ by second big strike demo

Strike campaigners held a second major protest today reaffirming their support for the 600 UCL students withholding rent for the rest of the academic year. They went from UCL’s main quad to post a list of...

#Nov19 demonstration: in photos

On Saturday, thousands of students marched through central London calling for an end to education cuts, fees and debt. Here are our best images from #Nov19: United for Education. NUS Vice President (Welfare)...

UCLU Arts Officer speaks out against theatre closures and space restrictions

Matt Aldridge called diminishing society space a “massive problem”, and said college management was not doing enough to ensure a thriving arts scene at UCL. He said: “It’s a travesty that UCL doesn’t have...


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UCL could evict me, but I am not afraid

So far I have withheld more than £1500 to protest the unfair rent charged by UCL, and I’m not giving in yet. Along with 150 other strikers, I am demanding an immediate 40% rent cut for all UCL students, steps towards socially affordable rent and...

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NUS must stand up for student media

If the motion 314 is reached, London Student is today calling on delegates at NUS Conference to approve a motion to ensure free, fair and informed coverage of student union elections. Motion 314 was proposed by Tom Parker, Media Officer at Bath...


An insiders’ guide to NUS conference

This coming week is the NUS conference in Brighton. Over the course of the event, delegates and sabbs will vote on policy and elect our next group of full-time officers. Amongst the wonkish policy debates and overwhelming scale of the conference –...


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