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Clive Lewis: ‘Do I still think that I can think things through in a sexist, racist way? Yes I do’

Waiting in the side room of Clive Lewis’ office at OPEN Norwich, we wonder whether the Norwich South MP wants to be Labour leader after his pal (most of the time) Corbyn. He’s got all the right qualities. We can hear him laughing next door: charming. Tick. He was in the army. Toured Afghanistan. Tick….

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University’s accessibility budget cut by 50k

The university has reduced their Access All Areas annual budget from £300,000 to £250,000, sparking concerns from the Students’ Union about the pace of improving campus accessibility. The £50,000 cut follows commitments by Vice-Chancellor, Professor David Richardson, to ensure and improve campus accessibility for students. The Access All Areas (AAA) team was established to improve…

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“The scrapping of maintenance grants is yet one more attack on students” – interview with Caroline Lucas

Over the next five years, students may be an “easy target” for government cuts, Caroline Lucas has claimed. Painting a damning picture in an interview with Concrete, the Green MP indicated that students bear the brunt of government policies and warned that the possibility of the UK leaving the EU could hit students hard. Lucas…

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UUEAS to focus on fees, wages and cuts to DSA

The Union of UEA Students have announced their campaign priorities for 2014-15, including campaigns against cuts to disability support and opposition to accomodation fee rises. The campaign priorities mark a shift from previous years, where the student union has focused on academic issues, such as exam feedback and anonymous marking. While the union will continue…

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