On Monday 28 July, students from Birmingham Defend education occupied the Strathcona building.
They were occcupying in solidarity with their fellow students, Kelly Rogers and Simon Furse, who have been suspended on very spurious and draconian charges for previous occupations, in protest against Birmingham University management.
An occupier told Solidarity, “Comrades have been suspended on trumped up charges and in solidarity with them, we’re reclaiming university space.
“The suspensions of the students has a reflection on the modern corporate, neoliberal university. I don’t think the