Posted by: leedsuniversityagainstcuts | October 4, 2010

LUAC Regrouped & ready for new struggles

Hello, welcome back =]

Cuts and resistance will definitely be the watchword on campus this year, which is why Leeds University Against Cuts is back on the road, prepared for action after the giant attacks on Education announed by the Tories over the summer

Last year’s campaign against the £35m cuts had notable victories, particularly over the rightwing, anti-strike Union Exec. See Motion 1 Falls.

Freshers fair was very successful, with many old and new students volunteering on stalls and leafletting.

Cuts and resistance will definitely be the watchword on campus this year. Last year’s campaign against the £35m cuts had notable victories, particularly over the rightwing, anti-strike Union Exec. See Motion 1 Falls

However the cuts have not gone away, and with the Con-Dem coalition slashing the Education Budget we have already seen 200,000 people turned away from university this year.

LUAC has held its first meetings, which were well attended by students from across the uni, representing many groups and individuals.

The tone of meetings has been very positive, with a recap on the successes and failures of last year, and a desire to build on the progress made and go on to build a genuinely mass movement of students to stop the cuts.

With several local and national demonstrations coming up, and public meetings planned by LUAC there is enough going on to use everyone’s talents.

Our weekly organising meetings are 5pm in one of the union meeting rooms.

More specific details relating to planned events/activities can be found on the LUAC facebook page

Please get in touch if you have any questions at info.luac@gmail.com

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Categories

%d bloggers like this: