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.

UCU wins landmark victory against casualisation

Duncan Moore, Plymouth Socialist Party and UCU member (personal capacity) UCU activists in the Open University branch have secured permanent contracts for 4800 teaching staff, the biggest decasualisation victory ever to take place in higher education.  These staff will now benefit from enhanced job security, a pay uplift of between 10-15%, additional annual leave, and …

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Organise and fight against university cuts – no to redundancies and course closures!

Birmingham Socialist Students member The management of the universities of Wolverhampton, Roehampton and De Montfort have unleashed a savage row of cuts to their programmes and their staff. Wolverhampton has stopped taking applicants for 138 distinct courses, mainly in Arts and Humanities (including its high-ranking fashion course), Roehampton is planning to lay off up to …

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Socialist Students conference – anger is growing, and we’re part of student fightback

Kat Gwyther, Leeds Socialist Students Socialist Students national conference – our first in person since the start of the Covid pandemic – was full of enthusiasm for building a fightback on campuses. Socialist Students national organiser Theo Sharieff opened the meeting. Students face a degraded future. But anger has grown as the pandemic has exacerbated …

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