Monthly Archives: November 2010

Occupation over!

After 51 hours of occupation, London South Bank University management agreed to our demands. The occupation of the Language Centre ended with a march to the management building alongside comrades from the NUJ, SWP, Southwark Save our Services, UCU, Unite … Continue reading

Posted in LSBU | Tagged , , , | 8 Comments

Defend LSBU! Defend our Education! student & solidarity rally

We will be holding a rally today, outside the Learning Resources Centre, the building which houses the occupied Language Centre today. After the latest response from the University, this is a chance for all students, staff and supporters to meet … Continue reading

Posted in Direct action, LSBU | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Latest statment from the university

Response to the ‘Defend LSBU’ Group: Many thanks for your recent statement, we are pleased that you ‘appreciate the opening of communications between management and Defend LSBU’ and reiterate that we have always been open to such communication. We are … Continue reading

Posted in Direct action, LSBU | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Further statement from Defend LSBU! Defend our Education! campaign

Defend LSBU! Defend Our Education! first wishes to reiterate, as stated in Pro Vice Chancellor’s last statement, that we are a legitimate protest in defence against the cuts and the rise in fees. Not only this, but we will continue … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

University statement to Defend LSBU! Defend our Education! occupation

Response to issues raised by the ‘Defend LSBU’ Group: General issues raised: London Southbank University (LSBU) reiterates that we accept the right to peaceful protest and supports students in responding to national debates on higher education in whatever way best … Continue reading

Posted in Direct action, LSBU | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Teach-in Update

There has been a bit of a mix up with the teach-in schedule for this afternoon. After a meeting and vote earlier today, it was decided to hold an extended session from 4pm until 6pm, covering themes such as: Lerning … Continue reading

Posted in Direct action, LSBU | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Teach-in timetable: 25th November

This is the timetable for tomorrow. Time slots that are currently free will be updated as the day goes on. We encourage all students and staff visiting the occupation to suggest meetings, or to offer their skills in teaching languages … Continue reading

Posted in LSBU | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Statement from LSBU student occupation in response to Dr. Phil Cardew, Pro Vice Chancellor

Further to our previous statement, we condemn the University’s decision to cease the operation of LLU+ next year. LLU+ is a national centre for staff working in the areas of literacy, numeracy, dyslexia, family learning and English for Speakers of … Continue reading

Posted in Direct action, LSBU | 2 Comments

Statement from the occupiers at London South Bank University

Today has been a momentous occasion for the student movement and the wider campaign against the coalition government’s ‘austerity cuts’ across the country. We offer our solidarity to all those students protesting today including those ‘kettled’ in Central London, the … Continue reading

Posted in Direct action, LSBU | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Response from the University

In response to the demands made by the group of students participating in an occupation at LSBU on Wednesday 24th November, Dr Phil Cardew, Pro Vice Chancellor, London South Bank University (LSBU) says, “The University recognises and supports its staff and … Continue reading

Posted in Direct action, LSBU | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment