The recent CareersFest offered a fantastic opportunity to explore opportunities after study – with one caveat… The prominent featuring of BAE Systems.
For those unaware, BAE Systems is a weapons manufacturer and seller. In the past, they have sold weapons to Saudi Arabia, where they were used against civilians in Yemen, and more recently their weapons appear to have been used in Gaza.
Platforming such a company makes a statement of support for their aims, goals, and profits – and, through featuring this company, the OU has implied its support.
As a student, I strongly feel this goes against our collective values, and the university’s stated values.
If you agree, you can file a complaint here;
Or vote for this issue to be discussed by the Student Association here;
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