The story so far….
As of 18:00 the occupation is going very well, spirits are high and there is a real sense of camaraderie in the air.
We have had support from both the national trade unions such as the UCU and from striking staff from the local universties including Liverpool John Moores and Liverpool Hope.
Solidarity with the workers is our belief and we are here to stay, in the face of opposition to our campaign we have faith that we will succeed.
We’ve been provided with food and drink to get us by for the night and the optimism that is currently being shown by everyone is really reaffirming our hopes.
Both staff and students are present here and as a student voice we know that as soon as we leave university we are likely to be faced with the same issues that are currently facing the employees of the university.
Fairness in employment is a right, not a privilege.