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Fundraiser for student anti-cuts campaign

December 09, 2011 12:00

Sumac Centre, 245 Gladstone Street, Nottingham, NG7 6HX

Administrate This! 19th April


From 18th-20th April, the University of Nottingham hosted a meeting of the Association of University Administrators. Minister for Universities David Willetts was to attend, but had dropped out in advance. In response, Nottingham Students Against Fees and Cuts organised a protest.

NSAFC: Photos from student anti-cuts fundraiser

On Thursday 17th March, Nottingham Students Against Fees and Cuts held a fundraiser at the Maze on Mansfield Road. They managed to raise £330, which means that once the venue fees are taken into account, they earned £270.

NSAFC: Students confront Universities Minister

"A group of approximately 40 students from local universities and colleges confronted Universities Minister David Willetts MP outside the annual Lord Dearing conference on “The Globalization of Higher Education” held at Nottingham University. After trying to present the minister with a set of proposals from students about alternatives to the cuts that had been drawn on a banner, a number of t…

UCU Open Forum

January 26, 2011 13:00

C11, Portland Building, University of Nottingham

National Demo against cuts and fees

January 29, 2011 08:30

Demo in London.

Coaches leave Nottingham Trent SU at 8:30am, Nottingham Uni (Portland Building) at 9am

Protest to Save EMA

January 19, 2011 16:30

Market Square, Nottingham

Nttm Students another Protest Against ScrappingEMA


12.00pm on Saturday 15th January

Students Protest Against Scrapping Educational Maintenance Allowance EMA.

Meeting in the Market Square Nottingham at 12.00pm on Saturday 15th January, School and College Student gathered to protest at the Scrapping of the Educational Maintenance Allowance.  "nd demo this week, last being on Tuesday 11th January.

NSAFC: EMA demo: Jan 11th

Photos from the demonstration in defence of EMA on January 11th.

Nottingham Students Protest Against Scrapping EMA


Meeting in the Market Square Nottingham at 3.00pm on Tuesday 11th January, School and College Student gathered to protest at the Scrapping of the Educational Maintenance Allowance.  Students had earlier walked out at 2.00pm

Indymedia UK: Lincoln Uni occupied

"Over 20 students have occupied the seminar room (MB1019) of Lincoln University following a protest involving various groups and non-affiliates of many ages and positions." (Anon)

Notts Occupation Ends; Resistance Continues


On Friday 3rd December, the students occupying the Great Hall at the University of Nottingham agreed to leave, in return for a meeting with the Vice Chancellor. This is not the end of the campaign and on Saturday, students protested in the Market Square, joining up with other local anti-cuts campaigners.

On the newswire: Action on fees and education cuts in Nottingham | Billy Bragg "I don't B…

Take Action Against the Cuts

December 06, 2010 14:30


Great Hall, Trent Building, University of Nottingham

Anti-cuts day of action in Nottingham


Saturday 4th December was a de facto day of action against cuts in Nottingham with a demonstration against tax avoiders and a student protest running into one another.

Notts students cave in

After university security playing some pretty obvious tricks on them ("you're in contravention of health and safety", "there's a wedding scheduled to take place in the room"), Nottingham students seem to have caved in and ended their occupation of the Great Hall. Leaving the building wasn't necessarily a bad thing. But agreeing to a cosy chat with the Vice Chancellor is a total cop out.

Nottingham Students Against Fees and Cuts: Sudents End Uni of Nottingham Occupation

"The defiant occupation of the Great Hall by ‘Nottingham Students Against Fees and Cuts’ came to a dramatic close [Friday] afternoon. After two hours of animated debates among students and tense negotiations with University Security, the students departed the premises having secured a meeting with the Vice Chancellor and other senior staff scheduled for next Monday at 3:30pm." (NSAFC)…

A challenge to the occupiers

First off, it would be churlish not to show admiration for the emergence of a new student movement in Nottingham. After a quiet time at the end of the last academic year, with established groups like the Nottingham Student Peace Movement struggling to keep going, it is great to see new faces and new energy being injected into student politics. Taking the step of symbolically occupying the Great Ha…

NSAFC website: Student letter to Registrar

This is a direct response from Notts Students Against Fees and Cuts, currently occupying the Great Hall in the Trent Building, University of Nottingham, to two statements made to them by the Registrar.

Uni of Nottingham Occupation: Update

‘Nottingham Students defy the freeze to continue their fight for Higher Education’

 Despite the snow and the heating being turned off, Nottingham Students are occupying the Great Hall in the Trent Building of Nottingham University, for a second day since Tuesday afternoon. Following a general meeting at 1pm today, the students are organising a programme of alternative education, film…

: Interview with occupier

Audio interview with David, one of the 150 students occupying the Great Hall in the Trent Building, University of Nottingham.

: Loughborough student walkout

"As part of the national walkout against tuition fees Loughborough college students and supporters made a tremendous impact! Around 250 college students from a number of secondary schools and colleges in the town made their way noisily through Loughborough University student Union and onto Loughborough College where they protested loudly and gathered more students before marching to the town centr…

Day of Action Against Cuts and Fees

November 30, 2010 11:30


Meet at the steps of the Portland Building, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham

Anti-Fees Teach-in

November 24, 2010 16:00

Room D138, Portland Building, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham

: Report from Millbank

A student from the University of Nottingham University reports on last week's tuition fees demo and the attack on Tory HQ at Millbank.

Education demo in London

November 10, 2010 12:00

Central London

: Nottingham Students Unite to Fight Education Cuts

"Student representatives from Castle College, Nottingham Trent University, New College Nottingham and the University of Nottingham have met to organise local students to attend the up and coming National Demonstration on 10th November in Central London."