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alp227 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-11 01:16 PM
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Students begin wave of occupations to back public sector strikes (UK)
Source: The Guardian

Students are planning a wave of campus occupations and protests in the run-up to nationwide strikes next week, the Guardian has learned.

Occupations called by the student group National Campaign Against Fees and Cuts (NCAFC) ahead of the trade union day of action on 30 November have already happened at Birmingham and Cambridge universities.

Higher education minister David Willetts had to abandon a speech on the Idea of University on Tuesday night after students heckled him from the stage and began occupying Cambridge's largest lecture hall.

The occupations, in opposition to the government's white paper on education reform, which would formalise the 9,000 rise in tuition fees, are expected to break out across the country.

Read more: http://www.guardian.co.uk/education/2011/nov/23/student-protesters-back-public-sector-strikes
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