York Vice-Chancellor Charlie Jeffrey said the University had “an obligation to act”
They’re demanding UoM divest from all fossil fuel companies
Oli Storey looks at the recent student protests against climate breakdown, and argues that it is time for the youth to be more active in the face of The University of Manchester’s investments in the fossil fuel industry.
Chloe Hatton went down to People and Planet’s protest for the divestment of fossil fuels to see what it was all about
Demonstrators from a coalition of groups rallied outside a meeting of the Board of Governors to oppose university investments in fossil fuels and links to the Israeli arms trade
The group called UoM’s tactics “heavy handed”
The week will attempt to spread awareness of the University’s investment in companies that arm Israel
The Mancunion understands that student campaign groups burst into the meeting to campaign against the University’s unethical investments