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Bristol Students take action against arms companies recruiting at their university

    Bristol Students take action against arms companies recruiting at their university

    Last week students in Bristol took action against arms companies recruiting on their campus. Several arms companies were exhibiting at an IT and Engineering careers fair in the University’s Wills Memorial Building, but the Bristol Left society were there to counter them with a banner drop and an information stall. The action was a protest […]
    27/10/2015
    Lockheed Martin plan to increase exploitation of Glasgow universities

      Lockheed Martin plan to increase exploitation of Glasgow universities

      Lockheed Martin, the world’s largest arms company, has announced the relocation of some of its Scotland offices to Glasgow, citing Glasgow’s “flagship universities” as a key reason for the move. This is another clear example of how much UK universities are relied on for propping up the arms trade. Lockheed Martin is the world’s largest […]
      26/10/2015
      Portsmouth University and the Dealers of Death

        Portsmouth University and the Dealers of Death

          Tom Sykes explores the ethical problems with Portsmouth University’s ongoing involvement with the international arms trade. In 1969, Professor Noam Chomsky joined a commission to investigate the financing of his university, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). A prescient and forthright critic of the Vietnam War, Chomsky was shocked to discover that the US Defense Department […]
        18/5/2015
        Lancaster University students take action against BAE

          Lancaster University students take action against BAE

            Lancaster University Against Arms Trade report on a recent action: To coincide with planned divestment day activities, students at Lancaster university redecorated a 10′ high sign outside the university campus, using wallpaper and wheat paste. The sign read ‘BAE Systems university: complicit in murder’, and was designed to draw attention to Lancaster universities ongoing partnerships and […]
          13/2/2015
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