Category Archives: Tuition Fees

A bit of historical perspective on today’s student demonstration…

I was in Paris on business today so missed the student demonstration, but I didn’t miss the one in 1984. I even kept some press cuttings of it. Here’s the report of the Cambridge Evening News on Friday November 30th, 1984:

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Bus cuts, tuition fees and Michael Portillo

Up bright and early yesterday to join the campaign to save the Romsey-Winchester rail-link bus. This entailed getting the 7.04 a.m. bus to Romsey, putting on a Santa hat, and travelling back at 7.35 a.m. with Sandra Gidley and …

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Great response at Winchester’s Freshers’ Fair

We had a great response to the University of Winchester’s Freshers’ Fair on Saturday.
Over 650 students walked out wearing ‘Scrap Tuition Fees’ stickers – and we had great support for our Youth and Student Group’s campaigns on Darfur and against …

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