ulu protesters barricade the entrance to Senate House. Flickr@ Wasi Daniju
Campaign Against Arms Trade is very concerned to hear that student activists are currently facing attacks on their right to protest across the country.
In recent months, we’ve noted increasingly harsh responses from university authorities to protesting students. This academic term saw private … More »
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Students of the University of the West of England joined forces with Bristol Against the Arms Trade yesterday to protest and disrupt the DPRTE conference, hosted by the university in the UWE exhibition and conference centre. Attendees included Babcock International, BAE Systems, Chemring, DSTL, Raytheon and UK … More »
Students from the Fund Education Not War group at Sheffield University were dragged from the Octagon Centre where they were protesting the companies Augusta Westland, Airbus, BAE Systems, Rolls Royce, Thales and Ultra Electronics who were exhibiting at the university’s engineering careers fair. Some of the students were injured as a result.
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Bristol students disrupt their careers fair ’13
Students at Bristol university disrupted their Careers Fair to protest the attendance of BAE Systems, Thales and EADS. Here’s their press release:
On the 22nd and 23rd of October a group of Bristol students took action against the presence of arms companies at careers fairs organised by … More »
After an excellent campaign by Leeds University student group Let’s Disarm Leeds, students voted Yes in a referendum on whether they wanted to end their university’s links with BAE Systems, the world’s third biggest arms manufacturer. This victory mandates the Students’ Union to lobby the University to do three things in particular: to stop inviting … More »
On Wednesday 6 March, six months before the DSEi arms fair is due to return to London, students and other activists across the UK took action against arms companies at their universities and in their communities, sending a strong message that their business will not go unchallenged.
Weapons out of Warwick took non-violent direct … More »
Anti arms-trade students protested today at Lancaster campus against the presence of arms companies at the University Career Opportunities Fair.
BAE Systems was specifically targeted by groups of students, who handed out fliers and used fake blood to protest their attendance at the Fair.
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Students have campaigned for years against arms company recruitment
Essex Careers Centre has cancelled BAE’s attendance of its Careers Fair following student protest.
After finding out that BAE Systems were planning to attend the 29 October fair, students quickly mobilised to stop them. They wrote a statement expressing their opposition to BAE’s attendance and … More »
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Activists challenged the presence of arms company Raytheon UK at the London Graduate Fair this week. The protesters gathered to call on the organisers of the fair to stop promoting arms companies at their events. They also distributed leaflets to those waiting to enter, to inform them about the devastating work of Raytheon UK.