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‘We deserve more’: Goldsmiths rent strikes back

‘We deserve more’: Goldsmiths rent strikes back

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Goldsmiths rent strike banner. Photo by Jinglin Zhou. Appalling living conditions and deafening silence from Goldsmiths, University of London has prompted its students to go on rent strike. Goldsmiths is the first university in London to join the ranks of rent strikers from other universities across the UK, including Bristol, Cambridge, and Manchester.  https://youtu.be/9rU-0JpB8SA Embed video. Video produced by Jinglin Zhou and Shiyan Wang. A rent striker, Luke said that his room hasn’t been touched since March 2020 when previous students were sent home at the start of the lockdown. He described: “When I walked in, there were urine stains on the floor.” Luke also listed shrivelled doors, black mould, and rats that were rampant in other rooms.  “The room next