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Scores of students protest homeless evictions

Scores of students gathered to protest MMU’s controversial ‘social cleansing’ eviction of the homeless under the Mancunian Way

Homeless activist hospitalised after Manchester Metropolitan eviction

Manchester Metropolitan University claims no violent altercations took place, but one woman was sent to hospital because of her treatment during the eviction

What I saw in the Calais migrant camp

Student reporter Daniel Saville travelled to Calais to see what refugees were going through first-hand. There, he witnessed a protest against the poor treatment they are subjected to by authorities

Fossil Free protest ahead of crunch university decision

Campaigners will urge the university’s Board of Governors to choose to divest from the fossil fuel industry in a report revealed at a meeting later this week

Reclaim the Night 2015

Reclaim the Night 2015 proved a huge success, with a record number of over 2000 protesters attending

A Union of apathy and failure

Apolitical, nonplussed, and too concerned with going to the Warehouse Project, Will Brown shows us why students need to get their act together—or face the consequences of apathy

Universities enter marking boycott against pension reductions

Since the 6th of November the University and College Union has engaged in an industrial dispute with UK universities concerning changes to lecturers’ pensions

Student protestors could face prison for violent disorder

The Birmingham Guild of Students’ Officers is facing countrywide condemnation for calling themselves “disappointed” by protestors.

University staff walk out over pay dispute

Unions threaten further strike action if offer of one per cent pay increase not improved

University staff to stage second strike

Protests planned over below inflation pay increases

Manchester students protest privatisation of student debt

“Debt-ins” take place across campus to protest sell-off of student loan book

Petition launched to save Disability Studies

Over 900 signatures, supporters include Members of Parliament

Save Our NHS: Where were the media for Manchester’s biggest protest?

Valentine Landeg argues that the press need to highlight the plight of public services for protest to be effective

We should all get behind the Save our NHS campaign

Conor McGurran tells us the problems he sees with the government’s much debated NHS reforms

#demo2012 “We’re still a bit mad, not really sure why”

#demo2012 might be lauded as a successful statement by the NUS, but what did it really mean?

Tory MP stoned off campus

Mike Weatherley recieved police escort out of mob scene

MMU students exhibit protest art

‘The Art of Protest: MMUnion Edition’ exhibited student artwork at MMUnion

Notorious anti-abortion group chanted off campus

Women’s rights campaigners create counter-protest in response to graphic images on display

NUS President fears repeat of 2010 violence

– Liam Burns concerned that violence may hamper #Demo2012 – Millbank protest left ‘a cloud over the organisation’

Happy Birthday Occupy Movement!

Since it’s birth one year ago, the Occupy Movement has spread across the world, writes Eve Fensome