The TUC will this weekend warn against losing the current generation of young academics as Britain fights to come back from the worst recession on record. Young Academic has learnt that the organisations’ Assistant General Secretary will stand up for students and graduates across the country when she speaks at the ‘Future That Works’ rally in Manchester on Saturday.
Some worrying world news has been brought to the attention of Young Academic by Amnesty International. China is using enforced disappearance to keep activists out of the spotlight while the world’s attention is focused on Liu Xiaobo.
More probing student news as Young Academic learns that today’s tuition fee deadline is to bring a further bout of student protests. In an important day for students nationwide, MP’s are set to vote on the governments funding plans for higher education.
UK students grabbed the headlines earlier in the month as the NUS march got totally…
Young Academic can bring you news of perhaps the most significant day in modern times for UK students…
Around 50,000 students, lecturers and members of the general public took part in what is being labelled as the biggest student demonstration in a generation, jointly organised by NUS and the University and College Union (UCU).
Over the last 13 years of Labour we have seen the largest neglect of higher education of any government in post-war Britain. Yet again it has been left to the coalition to pick up the pieces of Labour’s shattered Britain and make the difficult decisions in the national interest.