Generation COVID: Students strike universities where it hurts

2020 marked the largest student rebellion in years. Left frustrated by their university’s handling of the pandemic, thousands of young people nationwide have been striking and campaigning to have their voices heard.

But why are some students risking legal action to make a point?

On this episode of the Sky News Daily podcast, host Ashna Hurynag speaks to University of Manchester rent strike organiser Ben McGowan, and final year De Montfort University law student Aisha Anamashaun, who’s looking to reduce tuition fees.

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