Student media teams from many British universities went out of their way today to cover the second wave of student protests against a proposed hike in tuition fees. Ones to Watch presents some of the best:
The Cambridge Student gives a blow-by-blow account in words and pictures of today’s protests in Cambridge:
300 protesters occupied Senate House lawn for an hour and a half today, as students marched and staged sit-ins across the country. The sit-in saw the arrest of two protesters for obstruction, and a series of minor scuffles with the police… Full story here.
A group of 60 protesters have begun a sit in inside a University building after attending a protest in the town centre.
In a statement issued by the protestors they said they were holding a peaceful and non-violent protest…. Full story here.
Jack Lenox writes for The Founder:
Approximately 40 students have staged an occupation of the Victorian Corridor outside the Picture Gallery in Founder’s Building. Beth Bridewell reports: “Royal Holloway Anti Cuts Alliance have gone into occupation in a corridor of the prestigious founders building. After an initial plan of congregating and occupying the Principal’s office, the group were forced by a security presence to abandon this plan.”… Full story, live feed and video here.
And Derek Hatley has been live-blogging the occupation for The Boar since 4.17pm… hopefully they’ll let him go home soon…