United for Education

    Education is under attack

    • Over £1bn has been cut from higher education budgets over the next three years.
    • Thousands of jobs already gone.
    • Thousands more at risk.
    • For the first time in decades our education system is shrinking and the barriers to access are rising.
    • Current and future generations are at risk of being locked out of our education system.

    Stop the cuts

    Staff and students have united in an unprecedented sector-wide coalition to oppose the cuts. ATL, GMB, EIS, NUS, UCU, Unite and UNISON have joined forces to defend education.

    The branch launched the campaign at London Met on our “day of dissent” coinciding with the vice-chancellor’s 2010 midsummer party — see our News section for a full report.

    To support the campaign sign the joint unions’ national petition and join your union.

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