Archive for FEE

FEE call for mass support for UCU strike action

Posted in Fees and access with tags , , , on 19 March 2011 by Steve

“Free Education for Everyone (FEE) QUB have called on all students to support striking lecturers by not attending class on Monday 21st and Thursday 24th of March. Added to that FEE QUB call on all students to attend their nearest picket line on both strike days and to actively support their lecturers …” (more)

[Indymedia Ireland, 19 March]

Questions for your Canvasser

Posted in Fees and access with tags on 24 February 2011 by Steve

Q: Do you support a graduate tax on third level students? Fine Gael have proposed a graduate tax to be placed on third level courses. This could see students paying anything between 25 to 64 thousand Euro after finishing their courses …” (more)

[Free Education for Everyone, 24 February]

UCD Student Arrested for Anti-Fees Protest last November

Posted in Fees and access, Legal issues with tags , , , on 17 February 2011 by Steve

“A UCD student active with FEE has been arrested, supposedly for actions carried out at the USI protest in Dublin last November. We have a limited amount of information at the present time but will update this page as soon as we can …” (more)

[Lorcan Myles, Indymedia Ireland, 17 February]

FEE students picketing Fine Gael HQ

Posted in Fees and access with tags , , on 16 February 2011 by Steve

“Students from the FEE (Free Education for Everyone) campaign are picketing the offices of Fine Gael today (2:30pm) in protest at the plans of the party to introduce a Graduate Tax system …” (more)

[Free Education for Everyone, 16 February]

Student struggles of the 1980′s – talk from FEE National Meeting

Posted in Fees and access with tags , on 10 February 2011 by Steve

“A key problem of student struggles in Ireland is that apart from the Student Unions there is no ongoing organisation or way of passing lessons learned from one generation to the next. Today with indymedia, blogs and websites creating some sort of informal archive of some of what happened it’s not as bad as it used to be. But from my period of activism in the second half of the 1980′s almost no record remains …” (more)

[Andrew Flood, Free Education for Everyone, 9 February]

FEE National Meeting

Posted in Fees and access with tags , on 9 February 2011 by Steve

“Saturday 5th February saw a National Meeting of Free Education for Everyone (FEE) at the Teachers’ Club. The meeting involved students involved with various FEE branches from a number of Universities and Secondary Schools, this meeting is the first of its kind in recent memory …” (more)

[Padraig McCarrick, The Student Observer, 9 February]

On Occupation and the University: A Discussion

Posted in Fees and access with tags , , , on 22 January 2011 by Steve

“Following international coverage of the occupations of universities across the UK and Italy, the occupation here of the Department of Finance during anti-student fee protests late last year and the occupation of Department of Education grounds with the ‘surprise conference’ on education, the Provisional University and FEE invite you to a discussion on occupation and the university …” (more)

[Free Education for Everyone, 22 February]