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.

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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Why I’m going to Socialist Students conference – sign up here!

Sign up to come to Socialist Students’ conference, taking place in Birmingham at 11am on Saturday 26th February, here: socialiststudents.org.uk/sign-up-for-updates-about-socialist-students-2022-conference/ Noah Eden, Sheffield Socialist Students The financial screws are tightening on students. The government is freezing the threshold when students start to repay their loans, as opposed to raising it in line with inflation, meaning …

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Sign up to Socialist Students’ 2022 conference here! Organise to fight for free education on March 2nd

Theo Sharieff, Socialist Students national organiser Students need a fightback! After nearly two years of Covid, the effect of Tory and New Labour marketisation of our university campuses has been laid bare.  In September 2020, students were lied to about in person teaching and then locked down on campuses across the country just so university …

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What is socialism?

Adam Powell-Davies, Oxford Socialist Students In recent years, there has been an explosion of the word ‘socialism’ among young people in the UK. Many like myself will have been inspired by the ideas of Jeremy Corbyn – a self-described socialist politician who raised ideas like free education, nationalisation of the railways and public utilities, investment …

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