Student rent strikes have become something of a phenomenon in London. Starting with University College London and now encompassing three other universities, including Goldsmiths and the Courtauld Institute, around 1500 are withholding at least £1.2 million from university administrators in protest of rising accommodation costs and shoddy maintenance of student halls.The rent strike is the
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Students have announced an indefinite rent strike at the institution’s Kings Road halls today following revelations that new vice chancellor Michael Farthing got a £230,000 “golden hello” — cash they say could have been spent fixing up decaying accommodation.
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