Why Students Don't Care About Syria (or Iran or Sudan or Myanmar or...)

Alastair Carr | Posted 14.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Alastair Carr

So what happened to us as we evolved from shaggy haired Cold War rioters to studious devotees to our laptops? We know more, we appear to be more independent politically as seen in the diverse reaction to Thatcher's death, surely we should be more politically active?

PHOTOS: The Best #Demo2012 Placards

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.11.2012 | UK Universities & Education

We all know Wednesday's #Demo2012 was a bit of a washout - and yes, before you protest, we're talking about the weather. Bleak, raining and situate...

Mass Student Demonstration In London Passes Off Peacefully

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 21.11.2012 | UK Universities & Education

In contrast to the violent 2010 student demonstration in London, Wednesday’s mass march in the capital passed off peacefully. The march, organise...

NUS Apologises For Protest Bonfire Death Chants

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 21.11.2012 | UK Universities & Education

The National Union of Students' vice president has apologised for suggesting "offensive" chants for Wednesday's student protest, including one calling...

Student Protest: Discussions in a New Radicalism

Francesca Mitchell | Posted 20.01.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Francesca Mitchell

With the NUS-sponsored student demonstration in London this week, the words 'student protest' and 'tuition fees' are set to become media buzzwords once more. For some however, they are not merely a news item or Twitter trend, but rather something altogether more important and fundamental.

'It Is Our Right To March On Parliament'

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 21.11.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A group of students is dismissing plans for a peaceful protest and threatening to march on parliament, after describing the #Demo2012 rally as "too ta...

Students Will March to 'Bring Back EMA'

Aaron Kiely | Posted 20.01.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Aaron Kiely

As I was finishing secondary school, I remember numerous discussions in my home about how we would be able to fund going to college and being a full-time student. Luckily, we found out that we qualified for the EMA scheme. My family lived from week to week, and that £30 was totally significant and at times helped pay electric, gas and for other essentials.

#Demo2012: Why Are Students Marching Again?

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 19.11.2012 | UK Universities & Education

For many years, student demonstrations have been characterised simply as marches against tuition fees, but this year's protest looks likely to set a n...

LOOK: NUS Releases Student Protest Route

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 15.10.2012 | UK Universities & Education

The London route students will march during the November protests to "stand up for their future" has been revealed by the National Union of Students. ...