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Sheffield Student Camp in the News

Sheffield University’s weapons industry funding, the BDS campaign (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions), and the anti-war protests were explained in a BBC Radio 4 episode of AntiSocial in May 2024. Despite the typically condescending BBC-Oxford bias, and some strange interview questions, an excellent Sheffield speaker explained the worldwide protests against Israel’s genocide in Gaza. Entitled “AntiSocial: Pro-Palestinian student camps” it lasts…
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New Gaza Documentary

Haider Eid, a Palestinian activist, professor, writer and singer spoke at the founding conference of the Sheffield Palestine Coalition Against Israeli Apartheid in 2022. He was born in Nuseirat refugee camp and was raised in Gaza City, after his parents were expelled from their village, Zarnouqa, in 1948. Now he has made a new 14 minute documentary film, “Returning to…
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Sheffield Students in solidarity with Palestine

Sheffield students have joined the worldwide protests against the apartheid and violence inflicted on Palestine by Israel’s armed forces. The Sheffield Campus Coalition for Palestine is made up of staff, students and alumni from both Sheffield and Hallam universities, with support from local trade unions and community activist groups. A protest camp has been set up (May 2024) outside the…
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Regather's landlord to sell their building

After years at Club Garden Road, Regather food co-op is facing a new challenge; their landlord has announced the intention of selling the building despite the success of their veg box scheme, kitchen facilities, events, and various community food/growing activities. However there are options available, and Regather are hoping to buy the building ideally with grant funding from the Community…
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Global Justice's Open Letter to COP29

Global Justice Sheffield are calling on people to sign a public letter to this year’s critical climate talks, COP29. Why? Fossil fuel lobbyists have spent decades trying to sabotage and delay climate action, and this year Azerbaijan’s biggest oil industry boss is helping run the conference! It’s an enormous conflict of interest, so Global Justice is calling for this oil baron…
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Job vacancy in Sheffield cycling project

Sheffield Cycling 4 All is recruiting a Project Coordinator, applications close 19th Feb 2024. The post is ‘incredibly varied’, a maternity cover as part of a team of three staff. They have a flat management structure with everyone contributing at some level to most tasks, but with each also focusing on different areas, and leading on certain areas. Sheffield Cycling…
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