Senate Chamber Occupation

In November and December 2013, Defend Education occupied the Senate Chamber in the Aston Webb building of the University of Birmingham. Here are all of the articles and posts relating to that occupation.

Updates and Statements

November 20th Initial Statement on the Occupation of the Senate Chamber

Letter to the University asking them to negociate

Calling for a demonstration from the Occupation

November 22nd Update, University applies for an injunction

Response to the University’s proposed ‘deal’

Open access to the Occupation

November 25th Update, defying the injunction:
- Update from the Occupation, students still strong
Students defy University injunction
- Latest update on the Occupation

Statement on accusations of injury to staff

Letter to the University

Call-out for the student strike

Letter from the Occupation one week on

Eviction of protesters on November 30th

Support for the Student Strike on December 3rd

University threatened to arrest two students for occupying

Reoccupation on December 3rd:
- Student Strike Reoccupies Senate Chambers
We are back
- Statement on the Protest and Reoccupation

Alternative ways to get involved in the campaign

 Frequently Asked Questions

Guest blogs/external posts:
- Green students
- Vice-President Education
- Community Action Officer
- Women’s Officer