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As part of Go Green Week, students have published an open letter to every Vice-Chancellor in the UK, calling for fossil fuel divestment commitments.
A meeting of Glasgow's University Court has today formed an advisory committee to consider the case for full fossil fuel divestment by April 2014
The University of Hull kicked Go Green Week off in style yesterday as their Students' Union successfully voted to support the Fossil Free campaign demands
The University of Warwick Fossil Free group are celebrating early this Go Green Week as their student body vote to support the Fossil Free campaign.
During Go Green Week 2014, mass rallies and student protests are being held on over 80 campuses across the UK.
As momentum for next week's Go Green Week builds, Glasgow students are celebrating news that fossil fuel divestment will be discussed at University Court.
A proposal to end UEA’s £130,000 investment in fossil fuel companies has been rejected by UEA management on the basis that the university is not “a campaigning organisation”.
The race is on in 2014 to be the first UK university to divest from fossil fuels. Edinburgh University has just taken an early lead.
Students must have the right to protest on their campuses. In the week when Nelson Mandela died the #copsoffcampus protests hold even more significance, with student protest having played a key role in the 1980s in supporting his anti-apartheid movement.
In the past fortnight the Students' Councils at University of Glasgow, SOAS and four Oxford colleges have passed motions calling on their universities to divest from the fossil fuel industry.