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Leeds: Students hold second day of fees protest

From Yorkshire Evening Post
30 Nov. 2010

Leeds: Students hold second day of fees protest

Hundreds of students will brave the snow to march through the streets of Leeds again to urge the government to re-think its plans to allow huge increases in university fees.

The second national day of action will see college and university students join forces at the Parkinson Steps at Leeds University to march to the Town Hall at lunchtime today.

FULL ARTICLE HERE

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Recent student actions across the world

This is an international movement, and it’s hard to keep up with everything that’s happening all over the world. Here are a few recent developments:

On Thursday, students in Rome occupied the Colosseum and the Leaning Tower of Pisa.

On Friday: strikes in the Philippines, occupations in Canada, strikes and protest in Nepal, and Chile.

Something is in the air… Solidarity from Leeds!

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“Leeds Students Day X – the march up to the occupation of Leeds University”

Footage of 24 Nov. 2010, march to Leeds city centre after university, college, school walkouts.

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Occupied Leeds Student Video – After the March

Video footage recorded by a student immediately after Leeds’ student march to the city centre on 24 Nov. 2010.

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VarsiTV: Report on the Cambridge Occupation

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from Socialist Worker online: Students at the University of Leeds are now into their sixth day of occupation – and support for them is growing

29 Nov. 2010
from Socialist Worker online:

Students at the University of Leeds are now into their sixth day of occupation – and support for them is growing.

Over 250 people attended a general assembly held in the occupied Rupert Beckett lecture theatre last Saturday.

These included delegations of school pupils, college students, teachers, lecturers and other trade unionists.

FULL ARTICLE HERE

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From University of Leeds UCU – Blog: leeds-occupiers-host-a-model-symposium

28 Nov. 2010

From University of Leeds UCU – Blog

Yesterday afternoon, between 2pm and 6pm, the student occupiers of the Michael Sadler building hosted a well-organised and very well attended symposium, a ‘General Assembly’ which they’d organised, advertised and promoted within 24 hours. Up to 200 people attended the assembly, with age ranges from 13 to 70 (though there was also a one year old baby in attendance) from student, school pupil, parent, teacher, Uni staff and resident demographics.

FULL ARTICLE HERE

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Press Officer of The Occupation Speaks

http://www.twitvid.com/player/NRAPB

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