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Emergency Lobby of Parliament over HE Bill – 12 noon 26.4.17 – Parliament Sq

URGENT – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AND CIRCULATION Lobby of Parliament Government ‘concessions’ not nearly enough, say academics and UCU London Region UCU has called a lobby of Parliament today (26 April) at 12 noon. The lobby is supported by UCU … Continue reading

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Third Reading of HE Bill – Monday 21 November

The Third Reading of the HE Bill in the House of Commons will be this Monday 21 November. Lobby of Parliament Monday 21 November Assemble: Parliament Square, 1pm Called by the Convention for Higher Education and London Region UCU. Supported … Continue reading

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The Higher Education and Research Bill Comes to Lancaster! – Julie Hearn

At Lancaster University we held a series of three successful events over the course of a week (19-26 October 2016) to raise awareness of the Higher Education and Research Bill and the united opposition to it, culminating in the national … Continue reading

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After the Third Convention – what next?

The Convention for Higher Education met at University College London on 15 October. This Third Convention was a working meeting discussing the Government’s Higher Education and Research Bill and organising against it. Headlines Delegates agreed that the Convention will call … Continue reading

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Third Convention Report

Introduction Prof John Holmwood opened the Convention on behalf of the Steering Committee, explaining what had happened since the Second Convention, the Alternative White Paper and the campaign over the summer. This Convention included representatives of the NUS and colleagues from … Continue reading

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Higher Education and Research Bill – Second Reading 19 July

The Government is rushing the HE Bill through to its Second Reading in the House of Commons. The Second Reading has been called, at very short notice, for Tuesday 19 July. The NUS, UCU London Region and other organisations are coordinating an emergency … Continue reading

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AWP launch at Cambridge University

Defending the Public University: A discussion of the Alternative White Paper for Higher Education Monday 20 June, 17.00-19.00 Room 2, Mill Lane Lecture Theatres map | Facebook event | Poster (PDF)

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