Category - student christian movement

  • 22 Jul 2010

    Students and lecturers are warning that theology and religious studies departments in British universities could be under threat due to cuts in higher education funding. Bangor University will this year accept new theology students for the last time, while staff at Birmingham have warned that they will consider strike action to resist compulsory redundancies.

  • 11 Apr 2010

    Poverty is so bad in Zimbabwe that students sometimes resort to prostitution to survive, says a new report by women in the country's Student Christian Movement.

  • 25 Feb 2010

    The Student Christian Movement (SCM) has welcomed the involvement of Christian students in a national day of action aimed at ending universities’ links with arms companies. They said "Jesus would oppose the arms trade”.

  • 24 Feb 2010

    Students across the UK will stage a day of action today aimed at “kicking the arms trade off campus”. The last year has seen demonstrations and occupations in protest at universities’ links to arms companies.

  • 22 Feb 2010

    Christian students from across Britain have prayed for courage to engage in activism and mission at the end of the annual conference of the Student Christian Movement (SCM), which took place in Derbyshire this weekend.

  • 20 Feb 2010

    The mission of Christians requires humility as well as the bravery to make committed decisions, according to former Christian Aid director Michael Taylor. He was speaking at the annual conference of the Student Christian Movement.

  • 19 Feb 2010

    The next two weeks look set to offer further evidence that, contrary to common perceptions, student activism is alive and well.

  • 19 Feb 2010

    Christian students from across Britain are gathering in Derbyshire this weekend to explore “spirituality, vocation, activism and mission”. The weekend forms the annual conference of the Student Christian Movement (SCM).

  • 26 Nov 2009

    Financial cutbacks by the Church of England could leave two south coast universities as the only universities in England with no Anglican chaplain. The Diocese of Winchester is considering axing the posts in response to a budget deficit.

  • 23 Nov 2009

    Hundreds of student activists from across Britain have spent the weekend in Manchester exploring their response to climate change and corporate power, after a year that has seen a resurgence in student activism at universities around the country.