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Statement: Sheffield Building Federation of Assemblies

From September 2013, the students of Sheffield University will be creating a network of departmental assemblies as a space for democratic participation and political action. Implementation is still in its early stages, but the assemblies will exist in every department … Continue reading

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Departmental Organising

Students are spreading a model of departmental organising in universities across the UK loosely based on Quebec student union structures. The following is a Q&A between Matthew Brett and an organiser from a university in the North of the UK. The interviewer … Continue reading

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SOAS Anti-Cuts: For a Directly Democratic Alternative to the NUS

SOAS Anti-Cuts are publishing this statement indicating our full support for the creation of, and our desire to join, a union of federated local assemblies. We call on other anti-cuts groups and departmental general assemblies to have similar conversations and, … Continue reading

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Defend Education Birmingham: for federal organisation

Defend Education Birmingham are publishing this statement indicating that we want to join a federation of similar organisations. We call on other anti-cuts groups to have similar conversations and, if possible, make a similar commitment. Following the success of students in Quebec, … Continue reading

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Welcome

Syndicalist Students was set up by a group of people active on the British Student Left, wanting to have a full discussion on the current methods of left organising, and possible alternatives as to how we can move forward.  We … Continue reading

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