UCU Strikes Tag Archive

UCU Strike latest: Members vote to end strikes

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UCU members have voted to bring months of industrial action and uncertainty to a close after voting to accept the terms set out by the UUK, as they continue to propose pension...

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 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...

Discussions over pensions resume as strike continues to halt teaching

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Talks restart on Monday 5th March to bring an end to the lecturers' strike...

Picket lines are drawn in the UCU strikes

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Steven Ross reports on the staff and students that took to the picket lines in support of the UCU industrial action...

Vice-Chancellor voices support for striking staff

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Professor Chris Day, the Vice-Chancellor and President of Newcastle University, has expressed support for staff striking in protest at changes to their pensions. Staff at 64...