Articles by or about Unis Resist Border Controls:

Stirling University urged to increase support for student detained in immigration raid.” Stuart McFarlane, The Daily Record, 6 December 2023.

Stirling Uni fails to respond to letter of support for migrant student.” AJ Whyle, The Brig: University of Stirling Student’s Newspaper, 4 December 2023.

Stirling University accused of ‘mistreating’ student detained by Home Office.” Ross Hunter, The National, 28 November 2023.

Spot checks on international students attendance set to be introduced.” Jake Aldridge, Mancunion, 27 November2023.

Israel-Palestine war: Social media surveillance creates a ‘culture of fear’ on UK campuses.” Katherine Hearst, Middle East Eye, 21 November 2023.

Problems with bank checks drive student visa refusals.” Patrick Jack, Time Higher Education, 17 April 2023.

Damages for Warwick Student Denied Extension due to Cancer.BBC News, 24 Febuary 2023.

University Student Wins Payout after Being Refused a Coursework Extension.” Rachel Stretton and Harry Leach, CoventryLive, 24 February 2023.

Taylor, Diane. “Warwick Student with Cancer Wins Payout after University Denied Extension Request.” Diane Taylor. The Guardian, 23 February 2023.

Academics Struggle to Get Visas for Relatives to Visit UK.” Tom Williams, Times Higher Education (THE), 20 December 2022.

Postgraduate Battles Cancer and University to Stay in UK.” Tom Williams, Times Higher Education , 12 September 2022.

Student Fighting Cancer Says Uni Deadline Refusal “like a Death Sentence.” Collis, Emily, BirminghamLive, 17 August 2022.

The exploitation of migrant students needs to stop.” Sanaz Raji, WONKHE, 15 October 2021.

Covid leaves students with a bitter financial legacy, Bethan Staton, Financial Times, 9 July 2021.

“This is a complete nightmare”: international students rely on London food bank, Cailan Quinn, The Pie News, 22 February 2021.

Overseas students rely on UK food banks in virus job shutdown, Robert Wright, Financial Times, 17 January 2021.

Locked out during lockdown, Sanaz Raji, Red Pepper Magazine, 1 December 2020.

Unis Resist Border Controls calls for University of Cambridge to not work with Home Office Border Force in border research, Silas Pease, The Glasgow Guardian, 2 November 2020.

Two Cambridge University institutions advertise jobs supporting the Hostile Environment policy, Christopher Dorrell, The Varsity, 30 October 2020.

Indian students struggle to access Covid-19 hardship funds in UK: Study, Hindustan Times, 19 August 2020.

Unfairly punished’: Foreign students struggling to feed themselves as they are denied support during pandemic, May Bulman, The Independent, 18 August 2020.

Should I Stay Or Should I Go?, Daniel Zylbersztajn-Leandowski, Taz.De, 30 January 2020.

Podcast: ‘Radicals in Conversation’ Unis Resist Border Controls, Pluto Books, 21 January 2020.

Decade of dissent: how protest is shaking the UK and why it’s likely to continue, David Bailey, The Conversation, 3 January 2020.

University staff: use this week’s strike to protest against the hostile environment, Unis Resist Border Controls, The Guardian, 28 November 2019.

The industry must support migrants working in the cultural sector, Diana Damian Martin, The Stage, 14 November 2019.

UK to deport academic to Democratic Republic of Congo – which she has never visited, Anna Fazackerley, The Guardian, 15 October 2019.

Thousands rally behind pioneering cancer researcher facing jail and deportation over visa application error, Ben Townsend, The Independent, 1 October 2019.

Solidarity and power beyond borders, Marianne Brooker, Ecologist, 22 July 2019.  

Campaigners and politicians rally to defend Dundee student at risk of deportation, David Jamieson, Commonspace, 19 March 2019.

Birmingham University in row over ‘racist’ treatment of non-EU staff, David Batty, The Guardian, 18 January 2019.

Solidarity with the Stansted 15, Ethan Shone, The Overtake, 18 December 2018.

I’m Proud To Be One Of The Stansted 15- This Is Our Story, Ali Tamlit, Huffington Post UK, 18 December 2018.

Stansted 15 solidarity protest in Glasgow set to mark International Migrants Day, Ben Wray, Commonspace, 18 December 2018.

Sheffield student could be sent “to his death” as he faces deportation to Iraq, Harry Gold, The Tab, 26 November 2018.

Students and staff caught in the government’s ‘hostile environment’ immigration policy, Millie Kiel & Isobel Griffiths, Varsity, 23 November 2018.

The ‘Hostile Environment’, racism and the value of migrants in UK Universities, Molly Griedel, Sanaz Raji, Sam Solomon (Unis Resist Border Controls), USSbriefs, 8 August 2018.

University College London faces criticism over enforcement of immigration controls for international students, Emily Kinder, The Boar, 26 July 2018.

UCL row over email stating immigration-check fine of £20,000, David Batty, The Guardian, 12 July 2018.

Hostile environment: how risk-averse universities penalise migrants, Harriet Swain, The Guardian, 5 June 2018.

Thousands sign petition to allow PhD student continue studies, Baillor Jalloh, Sheffield Live, 4 January 2018.

Sheffield student freed from detention over immigration concerns wins back university status, Richard Blackledge, The Star, 3 January 2018.

University accused of ‘colluding with Home Office’ after PhD student removed from studies over immigration concerns, May Bulman, The Independent, 2 January 2018.

Student protesters demand divestment, Elizabeth Rushton, The Mancunion, 27 November 2017.

Recognising and resisting militarisation; Demilitarise King’s at DSEi, Ibtehal Hussein, Open Democracy, 18 November 2017.

Student arrested and threatened with deportation back to war-torn Sri Lanka still manages to graduate with first-class degree, Jez Hemming, The Mirror, 15 July 2017.

‘Exceptional’ student faces deportation from UK three months before graduation, Naimh McIntyre, The Independent, 26 February 2017.

Judicial review hope for Bangor student arrested and facing deportation, Jez Hemming, North Wales Live, 26 February 2017.

No borders on campus: Unis Resist Border Controls at RtR’s annual gathering, Sanaz Raji (Unis Resist Border Controls), Right to Remain Blog, 13 September 2016.

#UnisResistBorderControls, Sanaz Raji (Unis Resist Border Controls), Right to Remain Blog, 30 August 2016.

Articles about the border controls within UK higher education:

No More Borders in Architecture: the Precarity of ‘International’ Workers and Students, Architectural Workers, 28 November 2018.

Border Enforcement & the University: A Conversation, Jen Bagelman & Jon Cinnamon, Society & Space, 29 May 2018.

The encroaching border: international students, Marina Burka,
Right to Remain Blog, 17 June 2018.


URBC Supports the 2019 UCU Strike, Unis Resist Border Controls, YouTube, Published 24 November 2019.

Why International Students Should Support the UCU Strike #USSstrike, Unis Resist Border Controls, YouTube, Published 21 February 2018.

Shut Down Morton Hall Demo, 20 January 2018, Unis Resist Border Controls. YouTube, Published 25 January 2018.

Festival of Resisting Borders: Fighting Hostile Environment, Unis Resist Border Controls, YouTube, Published 12 November 2017.

No Borders! No White Supremacy! Panel, Festival of Resisting Borders, Unis Resist Border Controls, YouTube, Published 14 November 2017.

URBC at Yarl’s Wood 13 May 2017, Unis Resist Border Controls, YouTube, Published 14 May 2017.