Day of Action 24/11/2010 NottinghamTagged as: action allowance anti cuts day education ema maintenance of
Neighbourhoods: centre city council house nottingham university
Students from Nottingham University and Toot Hill School in Bingham protest against higher university fees and the axe of EMAs.
Around 60 students form Toot Hill school in Bingham walked out of classes as part of the Day of Action against Eduation Cuts. Students congregated on the steps of the Counicl House at around midday. The students, majority from sixth form, said that they had the backing of the headteacher.
Around a similar number of students from Nottingham University gathered on the steps of the portland Building at 2PM. They marched to the Trent Building where they demanded to see the Vice Chancellor. Coincidentally, the VC was on holiday and students regrouped outside one of the libraries. A teach in was planned for 4PM.