Reasons for following AFFS on social media

There are three reasons. So if you give us a test follow, knowing that you can unfollow us at any time, you’ll get to see a lot more about what AFFS is doing behind the scenes. We generally stick to commenting on free speech issues where they overlap with universities but we also comment on […]

Campaign news

Revised statement reflecting new OfS guidance (07.05.24) Our related campaign Best Free Speech Practice has just published a revised statement about the new requirements to protect free speech and what they mean in practice, which includes extensive reference to the OFS is draught guidance as to the requirements in practice.  This is as far as […]

How you can help us grow

We are in the process of building a set of tools to help get the AFFS out there but for the time being, here’s one. It’s a QR Code that, when scanned, takes the scanner to our Join page. So if you know someone who might be interested in joining and you’re viewing this on […]

Quotes: good, bad and ugly

Here are some of history’s best freedom of speech quotes – and some of the worst: the good – and the bad and ugly! THE GOOD “How brave a thing is freedom of speech, which has made the Athenians so far exceed every other state of Hellas in greatness.” – Herodotus (5th Century BC) “This […]

Free speech organisations

The more free speech campaigns you are aware of and join and support, the better: it will amplify their voices. Key organisations re UK universities Here are some key allies in the fight for high standards of free speech protection at our universities. The Free Speech Union is doing incredible work for.. er… freedom of […]