UCU Strike Tag Archive

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...

UCU Strike latest: Emergency measures announced in University Senate

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Newcastle University Senate formally agreed that the strike action constitutes an emergency situation...

UCU prepared to carry out further strike action

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University and College Union’s (UCU) national High Education Committee (HEC) met on Thursday 9th March to outline decisions regarding the potential next steps of the...

Lecturers lead Teach-Ins across Newcastle

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If you turned up to a 9am last Thursday and your lecturer didn’t do the same, you may have wondered what was going on. If you rocked up to an 11am, and the same thing happened,...

Unis threaten pay deductions over strike action

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Universities threatening big pay deductions risk prolonging strikes. After 5 days of strike action, staff at 61 Universities have returned to work while taking actions short of a...

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...

Amelia Ward: We are more than consumers. Resist the pension cuts!

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Amelia Ward: Opposition to the strikes is symptomatic of our toxic individualism. It's time to save ourselves from overbearing and distant elites and join the strike!...

Lecturers: It’s a strike!

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Cuts to and marketisation of university pensions has provoked a strike, but what do students think?...

Students vote against strike position

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Two conflicting motions that had intentions to set the NUSU agenda on UCU strike action were both rejected in Student Council...