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What you missed on Day 1

  • Talk from a Hong Kong student about their struggle and recent successes. “Boycott classes, continue learning”
  • Support from Adam Imanpour, Labour candidate for Brighton Pavilion
  • Talk from Professor Bob Brecher (yaaay!) on the neoliberal university (boooo!)
  • Free tea and coffee.
  • Popcorn. Wifi. Tunes.

Today: Strikes WTF?!?

Starting at 1.30pm

McStrike: I’m lovin’ it!
Stories of trade unionism in 21st century and why you should give a shit.

  • What is a trade union?
  • What is a strike?
  • Last Night a TU saved my life: How trade unions have literally saved lives
    (including yours!)
  • Talk from current students about reclaiming the students union!

Film screening: Solidarity
(2019: Dir. Lucy Parker)

Highlights later this week

WEDNESDAY 27th
2.30pm at Strike HQ
Film Screening: Who is Europe?
(2018: Dir. Ian McDonald)

THURSDAY 28th
2.30pm at Strike HQ
Round table Discussion:
Decolonising the curriculum and ending the hostile environment on campus
4.00pm at Strike HQ
Film Screening: Patient no more
(2019: Dir. Diana Fraser)

FRIDAY 29th
Join the UCU Brighton banner at the Climate Strike march meet before 11am by Brighton Pier
3pm at Strike HQ
Round table Discussion: why the climate crisis is a class issue for trade unionists

General Information

Contacts
Strike Committee is open to all students and staff at 1.30pm each day at Strike HQ (BMECP).
Email:
brightonucu2019@yahoo.co.uk

Resources
https://tinyurl.com/btonstrikeresources

Social Media
#UCUStrikeBrighton

Colleagues – how you can help
Donate to the Strike Fund
https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/brighton-ucu

Students – how you can help
https://ucu.org.uk/studentvoice

Strike HQ

BMECP Centre, 10a Fleet St. BN1 4ZE

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