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Kicking arms companies off campus

BAE Systems: Graduate schemes in warmongering Tom Greenwood and Beth Smith reflect upon an excellent year of student campaigning, and outline the ways in which students and staff can get involved in the year ahead. Arms companies need universities and they need university students. Universities produce the skilled graduates that

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UCL SECReT – NO secret about arms companies links

Katherine O'Mahoney, Universities Network Volunteer writes: Anti-arms trade campaigners will be shocked and disappointed to learn of the launch of University College London's (UCL) new £17m Security Research Training Centre – or UCL SECReT. Funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (ESPRC), the multidisciplinary centre will recruit between 10 and 20 PhD students

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National Action Day in Nottingham

On Wednesday 11th February, a group of students staged a die-in protest to highlight the University of Nottingham’s extensive links with arms companies. This protest was held as part of a national day of action against the arms trade, called by Campaign Against the Arms Trade Universities Network. Click here for the full

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Return of Red Warwick

Barnaby Pace updates us on the current wave of anti-arms activism to sweep the nations universities: - Since 12.30 yesterday a number of Warwick students have occupied our SO.21 lecture theatre. We are demanding firstly that the university help the victims of the Israel-Palestine conflict by sending textbooks and computer equipment, restoring the ability of

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VICTORY FOR DISARM UCL

For just over two years now I have been campaigning together with other students at University College London (UCL) to get our university to ditch its shares in arms company Cobham and adopt an ethical investment policy. And now...just before Christmas...victory has finally come. UCL has announced its ethical investment policy, which will come

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Disarm UCL campaign steps up the pressure

A quick update on "Disarm UCL" the campaign to get University College London (UCL) to ditch its arms shares. The campaign is going very, very strongly at the moment. Last week was official "Disarm UCL campaign week" with full support of the Student Union. We launched our new petition

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