UCU strike statement – Universities are at breaking point

Today saw the beginning of three days of strike action by the Universities and Colleges Union (UCU) at 58 institutions around the country. A further 42 institutions voted in favour of action but failed to meet the arbitrary 50% turnout threshold. Universities taking up the ‘four fights’ dispute are fighting for: Pay awards which keep […]

International Students Day 2021

The Central Committee of the Young Communist League has issued the following statement to mark International Students Day 2021. The YCL send greetings and solidarity to students and school pupils across Britain and the world today, International Students Day 2021. The COVID-19 Pandemic has impacted all aspects of our society, particularly our education system, from […]

YCL: Fight back against the unjust A Level and vocational qualification results!

The YCL condemns the latest scandalous Government attack on the rights and living conditions of Britain’s working students and urges the youth to organise from their schools and communities and resist this unjust declaration of results. In this latest fiasco, almost 40% of pupils’ predicted results went down by 1 or 2 grades according to […]