10 years on from the tuition fee vote, writer Ben Smoke reflects on the chaos of a day that would shape the future politics of a generation.
In protest of their university's handling of coronavirus, nine students have taken over a tower and are using TikTok to document their occupation and to galvanise a new generation of organisers.
This month ten years ago, protests against the rise in tuition fees under the austerity ushered in by the Cameron-Clegg coalition erupted in London. Demonstrators recall what happened that day.
Over 15,000 students marched through central London this weekend to demand free and accessible education for all, not rip off fees and a lifetime of debt.
Students lit flares and marched through London last night, as a rent strike at University College London continues.