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"Dude Where's My Fees?" - Sex. Lies and Free Education.

Over the period of the current parliament, the cost of  tuition in Higher Education (and Further Ed. too!) has been a big issue. So much so, that November 19th saw what was aimed to be one of the largest student protests in Europe. 1,419 more words


Occupation of Birmingham Council Chambers - 30th November 2010

On the 30th November 2010, some Defend Education activists attended a wider demonstration in Birmingham city centre to protest the rise in tuition fees. An occupation of the City Council Chambers followed, with a list of demands written up. 11 more words

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Occupation of Aston Webb Balcony - 24th November 2010

University of Birmingham students occupied the balcony of the Aston Webb building.

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Welcome to the new blog (part 1)

Hello Everyone!

This is the new blog for Defend Education Birmingham. Right now we are in the process of moving the archive of all our old blog posts, photos, video and articles here so you can access all the information about our group. 174 more words

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Hey, Cameron, leave them fees alone!

The coverage may have been slow to begin with, but by now it is likely that most people will have seen reports on November’s Free Education demonstration. 619 more words


Best place to learn programming

So I’ve been wanting to teach myself HTML and other programming languages. I’ve found many things online. I even signed up for linda.com. As great as linda is, it was hard to really get into it. 140 more words

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Challenging the neoliberal university: Inside the Warwick occupation

A building at the University of Warwick has been occupied since last week, after Police violence broke up a peaceful protest. Martin Platais reports from within the occupation. 823 more words