Joe Thorne spoke to a student at Leeds City College who has been involved in the protests around education cuts and in the new Really Open Student Union. The interview is followed by statements from a number of other young people, some of which are featured in this bulletin which you can print off and distribute to support students walking out on Wednesday.
How are the cuts going to affect you?
I’m worrying about my future. I don’t know if I can stay in college. This has cancelled out my hope of going to uni. I’m living with my parents. They’re both disabled and we’re living off disability allowance. I don’t know how we’re going to get through the next few years, and bills are going up, especially electricity and gas. Continue reading ““we want to inspire other people to take a stand”: interview with a college student activist”