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Student Protest-France Crisis-hit university students protest in France seeking government support

University students across France, confined to online classes and deprived of their scholarships and income from part time jobs, are facing serious financial, academic and psychological difficulties

French students protest government apathy in education sector

The call for the mobilisation was given by students’ unions including the Union of Communist Students (UEC), National Union of Students of France (UNEF), Students Solidarity etc.

University fee hike Lebanon In Lebanon, students take to the streets against fee hike

The American University of Beirut and the Lebanese American University have reportedly decided to reset their fee structure based on the new US dollar exchange rate of 3,900 Lebanese pounds to the dollar instead of the old rate of 1,500 Lebanese pounds

“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

Lockdown in Germany Germany goes for a stricter semi-lockdown amid alarming COVID-19 spike

According to the new regulations, schools and non-essential shops will remain closed across Germany from December 16 till January 10. As of December 14, around 1,348,851 COVID-19 cases had been reported in Germany, with 22,607 deaths

28-11 Rent Strike-Manchester University. 1 Manchester university students win rent cuts after month-long protest

Students of the University of Manchester have been protesting high rents and restrictions on the university campus. Following successful negotiations with authorities, the striking students ended their two-week-long occupation of a campus building 

Hungarian students protest loss of autonomy of university

The key demand of the protesting students and other progressive sections was the defense of the autonomy of the university.

Indian students say no to exams during pandemic

The agitation was part of a four-day long campaign organized by over 30 student groups under the banner of the All India Forum To Save Public Education.

Ecuadorians vow to resist Moreno’s latest neoliberal economic measures

The national government announced that it will shut 10 public companies, withdraw subsidy on diesel and petrol, and reduce public sector workers’ salaries by 25%

Indian government’s approach to students’ issues is exclusionary

Dipsita Dhar from of the Students’ Federation of India (SFI) talks about the plight of Indian students and the demands being made by them to the government to ensure that education remains accessible to all.

Swaziland Students protest Protesting student leaders in Swaziland forced to give up exams

The student leaders are facing disciplinary action for their leadership of protests demanding allowances due to them. However, the university administration is delaying these proceedings forcing the students to miss the exams

Swaziland Student protest Police in Swaziland violently repress student protest

The Southern Africa Nazarene University (SANU) was shut down indefinitely by the administration after the students refused to cede to government pressure

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