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Strikes Tag Archive

Student strike solidarity

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Students at Liverpool university received a threatening email ahead of the University and Colleges Union’s industrial action over casualisation, pay and pensions. Universities...

Roast, Toast and Soapbox

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Roast of the week This weather ain’t brrrrrrilliant When you’re an evidently cold-blooded person like me, staying warm in these winter months is tough. No amount of layers...

Strike with our lecturers!

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Matthew Lacey writes about ways of supporting the UCU strike action. ...

Students and the strikes: against the action

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Ella Bending expresses her disappointment regarding the UCU strikes and the negative impact on students. ...

Why strike now?: Interview with striking lecturer Stacy Gillis

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Molly Greeves interviews Stacy Gillis to explain the reasons behind the upcoming UCU strike and how students can support their lecturers...

Hundreds given in compensation over strikes

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The higher education ombudsman or England and Wales has told a group of British universities to pay compensation for the loss of teaching hours after lasts years UCU strikes. The...

Teaching will go ahead after Easter break

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Planned strike action scheduled to take place in the two weeks following the Easter break will not go ahead. In an e-mail circulated to all students, Vice Chancellor Professor...

Strikes set to continue after Easter break as UCU rejects pensions deal

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Isabel Sykes brings us the latest updates from the UCU industrial action: strikes to continue after Easter...

Minister calls for student compensation over strikes

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At the launch of a new regulator for higher education in England, the Office for Students, universities minister Sam Gyimah said students should receive compensation for missed...

Soapboxes

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