Student protests follow accusations of police 'brutality'

Hundreds of students are taking part in a 'Day of Action' protest after accusations of police "brutality" during a previous protest.

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Students occupy Senate House during loans protest

Around 70 students have occupied Senate House, the administrative centre of University of London, in protest over the governments plans to privatise the student loan book, the closure of University of London Union and in support of Higher Education workers fighting for improved pay.

Today's occupation follows a wave of protests in universities across the country in the last few days including Edinburgh, Birmingham, Sussex and Goldsmiths.

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