Lecturers in the UCU union have rejected below inflation pay rises of 0.5 percent in further education and 0.8 percent in higher education.
New talks are set for Tuesday of next week.
Lecturers have had years of below inflation settlements.
UCU should ballot for strikes over pay.
Convention for the Defence of Higher Education, Saturday 24-Sunday 25 May, University of Brighton, £40 employed, £10 concessions bit.ly/ZOrF3q