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.

Glasgow students withhold rent in fightback against greedy landlords

Oisin Duncan, Glasgow Young Socialists and Socialist Students University students in Glasgow have begun a rent withholding campaign after their student accommodation company, Nido, expected students to continue to pay rent during the coronavirus pandemic.  A Students Resident Committee has been set up to organise this protest. It is shameful, in such a difficult and …

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Coronavirus and the campuses

Theo Sharieff, Socialist Students national organiser As coronavirus has spread onto the university campuses, so has the discussion amongst students and workers on campus about how best to combat the spread of the virus and ensure the health and safety of students and workers. Universities across the UK have made the announcement that they are …

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Student occupation in support of striking workers

Reece Lawton, Nottingham University Socialist Students On 9 March, students from Nottingham University and Nottingham Trent occupied the Coates Road auditorium at Nottingham Uni in solidarity with the University and College Union (UCU) strike. There are occupations at eleven other universities.  The occupation will go on until at least the end of the strike on …

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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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