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Email to Brighton SU President Terry Preston regarding November 30th strike action and November 9th student demonstration (via Stop! We are good times)

Hi Terry Hope you've had a good summer and settling into the new job has gone smoothly. I'm emailing regarding the proposed strike action that, if it goes ahead, will occur on November 30th (see this article for info). Both Unison and UCU (covering pretty much all union staff in the University) will be balloting their members over the coming weeks. In light of the AGM motion covering the support of our lecturers striking, I wondered what the Stud … Read More

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May and Grayling’s Jigsaw: A bad weekend for higher education (via Stop! We are good times)

In an ideological pincer movement the higher education sector came under attack on two fronts this weekend: first, courtesy of Theresa May, from the release of further details pertaining to our government's 'Prevent strategy', ramping up the pressure on universities to 'tackle Islamic extremism', and second from the announcement that an elite, profit-making New College of the Humanities has been founded by A. C. Grayling et. al. These are further … Read More

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