Urgent protest! Let International Students Study at London Met

 
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Date/Time
Date(s) - 05/09/2012
1:00 pm

Location
Home Office

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http://www.facebook.com/events/131070680372819/declines/?notif_t=group_activity

When? 1pm on Weds 5th September.

Where? Outside the Home Office on Marsham Street.
Called by: London Met UCU and London Met UNISON.
Supported by: NUS Black Students’ Campaign, National Campaign Against Fees and Cuts, University of London Union, Education Activist Network, Student Broad Left, SOAS SU.

To add your organisation to the list – email NUS Black Students’ Officer aaron.kiely@nus.org.uk.

Sign the official NUS Petition here and get your students’ union, clubs, societies, lecturers, officers, friends and family to add their name too!

http://www.gopetition.com/petitions/support-for-london-metropolitan-university-and-internat1.html

Send a letter to your MP too here- it only takes 1-2 minutes! http://www.nus.org.uk/en/letter-writing/support-for-london-metropolitan-university-and-international-students/

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Act now to defend international students from a vicious Tory attack!

The Tory government’s assault on international students has stepped up a gear this week, with moves to deport more than 2,600 students currently studying at London Met University.

London Met University’s licence to teach and recruit students from outside the EU has been revoked, meaning that over 2,600 international students will soon have only 60 days to find a place at another university or be forced to leave the country without completing their studies.

With their future on the line, thousands of pounds of tuition fees spent and serious doubts over whether they will be able to finish their degrees it is no surprise that international students at London Met are fearful.

Lecturers at London Met have called for a lobby/protest outside of the Home Office on Wednesday 5 September at 1pm demanding that the 2,600 international students are allowed to complete their studies. Please spread the word.

 
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