Socialist Students organises in universities, colleges and schools all over the UK. We have groups on over 40 campuses which meet regularly to discuss and debate the politics of changing the world. But Socialist Students does more than just discuss. We are active in the struggle to change things. We organise and mobilise students to defend education, fight war and racism and to campaign on a wide range of other issues relevant to our members. We organise democratically, and host regular national meetings and events. Join us and get involved.

Report – High spirits at Nottingham University UCU picket line

Reece, Nottingham University Socialist Students This morning, in grim and rainy conditions, members of Socialist Students and other left-wing student organisations joined UCU strikers on picket lines. Despite the early start and the rain, spirits amongst staff and students were high. After pickets ended, the various picket lines from the main campus entrances and other …

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Students and workers out together on Budget Day, March 11!

Theo Sharieff, Socialist Students national organiser Socialist Students is backing protests against the Tory budget announcement on March 11. Student and young people’s lives have been blotted by a decade of Tory austerity and misery. They offer us no future whatsoever – instead what’s on offer is a lifetime of student debt, poverty pay, the …

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Students support the UCU strikers!

Bea Gardner, Socialist Students national chair and UCU rep Socialist Students are in full support of university staff fighting over pensions, pay and conditions. The University and Colleges Union (UCU) will be taking fourteen days of strike action, running from Thursday 20th February and escalating each week, culminating with a week-long walkout from Monday 9 …

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February 14 climate strikes – what does socialist change to end climate change mean?

Theo Sharieff, Socialist Students national organiser In 2019 student strikes and protests against environmental destruction expressed the anger at the climate catastrophe we face. Now we must build on them to fight climate change and the Tories. Since the strikes last year, wildfires in Australia have wreaked unimaginable havoc, killing a billion animals, pushing species …

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