Occupy Your College
The occupation of a Sussex University campus in protest of the “commodification of education” has entered is third week and second building. “It all began in May 2012, when Sussex University management said it was to outsource 10% of the university’s workforce. This means 235 staff – mostly catering and waste disposal workers – will be transfered to external contracts. Many fear that such workers, who are already on low wages, will have their terms and conditions undermined.”
College: A good place to become an activist.