Monthly Archives: November 2010

SOAS Student Occupation

Students at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), London, have today taken over the Brunei Gallery, a central college building, in protest at the Coalition government’s plans to impose £4.3bn cuts to higher education.
SOAS is predicted to face 100% cuts to its teaching budget as it specialises in languages and humanities subjects.
Following a mass meeting of the Students’ Union last week, which voted to support occupations at the college, protestors gathered on campus at Monday lunchtime.
The Brunei Gallery was taken over shortly after by cheering students. Continue reading

HE News October 2010

HE news, no.27, Oct 10 (.pdf) [113kb] National Dispute with Employers – update USS Pension Review Browne Review of HE funding Joint UCU-NUS National DemonstrationQAA Institutional Review Performance Management Health Educators Teacher Educators UCU Environmental Conference Equality Conferences Annual Meetings … Continue reading