rent strike Articles
Rent Strikers and University alike fail to learn from history
The 1968’s student protest has a history to be learnt from. However, rent strikers and the university have failed to appreciate those lessons
What have your SU execs been up to this year?
The Mancunion investigates whether each member of the 2022/23 Exec Team has fulfilled the promises in their manifesto, whilst looking into the structure of democracy at our SU more widely
The University of Manchester’s Rent Strike marches on
The University of Manchester rent strike rumbles on as tensions between UoM Rent Strike and university bosses continue to simmer
Mouldy Manny: How bad for you is a mouldy house?
We take a look at some of the myths surrounding household mould, and why you should probably text your landlord again about that damp patch…
Occupiers removed from the Simon Building
Occupiers were removed from Simon Building, after 37 days of occupation, by bailiffs authorised by the Manchester High Court
350 or 44: How many students are engaging in the rent strike?
UoM Rent Strike predict up to 350 students are engaging in organised action, whilst the University ‘anecdotally’ advise only 44 student have contact with Credit Control
Before the downfall: Catching up with the Sam Alex Occupiers
In just a few short weeks, UoM Rent Strike’s occupation has taken on wins and defeats. Before it all kicked off, we paid the Sam Alex occupiers a visit to see what was occurring before UoM intervened.
“Rent hike, rent strike”: UoM Rent Strike protestors take to Oxford Road
The University of Manchester Rent Strike took to the streets, marching down Oxford Road continuing to fight for their demands
The Rent Strike and Occupation: What happened when?
There’s a lot going on with the rent strike, and their ongoing occupations. Find out exactly what’s happened, and when
Solidarity pop-up gig hosted in support of University occupiers
In response to an ultimatum to the occupiers from the University, a ‘pop-up’ gig was held under the famous University of Manchester arch
University issues ‘ultimatum’ letter to John Owens occupiers
Occupiers of the John Owens building have been told to leave by 4pm today or risk facing “formal disciplinary action”
Occupiers leave Sam Alex and Engineering Buildings
UoM Rent Strike and Manchester Leftist Action groups have departed the Samuel Alexander and Engineering buildings
Student protestors occupy three University buildings
Protestors from Manchester Leftist Action and UoM Rent Strike have occupied three University of Manchester buildings
“Appetite” for escalation, says UoM Rent Strike
The University of Manchester Rent Strike claims to have withheld half a million pounds in rent, and have threatened to escalate the strike further
Opinion: Nancy Rothwell has failed us. Vote yes on March 8th
Joe McFadden outlines the argument for Nancy’s Rothwell’s removal as Vice-Chancellor and urges students to vote yes on March 8th
#NoMoreNancy: Students launch campaign to oust the Vice-Chancellor
Students launch petition calling for a vote of no confidence in the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Manchester
Annie Dabb: Fawke the fences
Annie Dabb describes the atmosphere at the protests against the Fallowfield fences, and puts into words just how many UoM students are feeling
I’m occupying Owens Park Tower, this is what’s really going down
Lucy Nichols writes from the inside of the occupation, painting a picture of what’s really going down
Police threaten to arrest students who attend Owens Park protest tonight
The gathering was supposed to take place tonight at 8 pm on Fallowfield campus
Owens Park protests continue amid anger at University management
S.A.F.E.R. have organised another protest against the University of Manchester’s response to the pandemic