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UCU Strikes Tag Archive

On the Vice Chancellor

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Joseph Caddick lets loose on Vice Chancellor Chris Day...

The UCU strikes: why Newcastle University has a problem

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Ella McCaffrey on the gender pay gap, and why our lecturers refused to teach...

Uni accused of refusing to protect immunocompromised staff

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Lilla Marshall reports on the latest news surrounding Newcastle University and COVID-19......

Strike action Q&A snubs UCU

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Charlotte Boulton shares her thoughts on the latest strike action controversy on campus...

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...