UCU and NUS are uniting in central London this Saturday, November 19th to demonstrate in defence of education. The Tory Government is driving a neo-liberal agenda forward at an ever increasing pace giving way to the marketisation of the education sector. Privatisation is already sneaking into our institutions and tuition fees are about to increase. Our current students are leaving with extortionate debts and prospective students from working class backgrounds are thinking twice about continuing their education. I believe that education should be equally accessible to all and I have spent my working life doing what I can to help achieve that. That’s why I’ll be leaving Liverpool University at 6am on Saturday morning on one of two coachloads of staff and students who are uniting to take this fight to the streets. Educating our future generations should be fundamental – join us!