Scottish students organise

Submitted by Matthew on 12 October, 2011 - 10:25

The Scottish Campaign Against Fees and Cuts will hold its inaugural conference on the weekend of 15-16 October in Ochil Room, Pleasance, Edinburgh.

We aim to unite anti-cuts activists from universities, colleges and schools across Scotland to take the fight for free, fair and funded education to our institutions management, the Scottish government and beyond.

English, Welsh and Northern Irish students attending Scottish universities now face a potential fee bill of £45,000 for a five year combined masters at Edinburgh (£36,000 for a standard 4-year undergraduate degree). And that comes before they even face any living costs.

The Tory-led government at Westminster are now attempting to force through an education white paper that opens the way for full scale privatisation of higher education.

We cannot allow this to happen.

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