Higher education
11-04 Stdents' Protests - Serbia Serbian student groups protest new state-wide exam to qualify for higher education

The Serbian government is pushing the long pending plan to introduce Državna matura, a new state-wide qualifying exam for high school students to get admission into higher educational institutes

Why 9,000 Rutgers University workers are on strike

The labor struggle has been intensifying in US higher education, as more and more graduate workers and faculty are fighting and winning key demands

6-03 Students' Protest - Serbia Students protest large increase in tuition fees at University of Belgrade in Serbia

Many faculties at the university have decided to increase tuition fees from the autumn session of the academic year 2023-24. The hikes range from 9.1% to 46.8%

Artists' Protest - Greece Artists across Greece slam presidential decree degrading arts education

Presidential Decree 85/2022, which was endorsed by the conservative New Democracy (ND)-led government, equates graduates of drama schools, conservatories, film schools, and dance schools with high school graduates

Biggest academic strike in US history continues

Postdoctoral employees and academic researchers at the University of California have reached a tentative agreement with the UC system. However, will continue the strike action in solidarity with the 36,000 graduate student employees whose demands are yet to be met

The strike by University of California student workers is entering its third week. What’s at stake?

Over 48,000 student workers are on strike for fair wages, support for parents, job security, and more. On Tuesday, the United Auto Workers, which is organizing the students, announced that the bargaining teams for Academic Researchers and Postdocs had secured tentative agreements

Global health education in Greece threatened by commodification

Professors and postgraduate students of tuition-free Master’s Programs in Public Health and Health Policy, and Primary Health Care find themselves locked out of the Medical School classrooms in Thessaloniki

Pakistan’s Supreme Court restores the National Assembly and other stories

Today we look at Pakistan’s Supreme Court verdict on the no-trust motion against PM Khan, a report on excess resource use and ecological damage, and more

Student unions Pakistan Pakistani students continue struggle against student union ban and score a major victory in Sindh province

After nearly 38 years since the military dictatorship of Zia ul Haq imposed a blanket ban on student unions in Pakistan, Sindh will become the first province to lift the ban if governor Imran Ismail gives his assent to the Sindh Student Unions Bill 2019

Explained: Reasons behind the massive student debt crisis in the US

Why are so many American citizens under so much debt from trying to attain education? What is the structure of the education system which has led to this crisis?

“Students are being treated as a source of profit by university managements”

Peoples Dispatch spoke to Jude Percival, press officer for the 9K4WHAT? campaign group in the UK which is campaigning against higher tuition fees being charged by universities across the UK during the COVID-19 crisis

French activists protest against Macron’s research privatization bill

The research community in France led by Faculties and Labs in Struggle is protesting against the controversial LPPR (Pluriannual Research Programming Law) bill and the ‘Welcome to France’ program introduced by the government