Left wing candidates got big votes in recent UCU union elections.
A number of candidates from the UCU Left, which Socialist Worker is part of, stood for positions on the national executive committee (NEC) and the vice president.
Loraine Monk received 45 percent of the vote for vice president.
UCU Left members Sue Abbott, Alan Barker, Andreas Bieler, Paul Blackledge, Karen Evans, Margot Hill, Ioanna Ioannou, Lesley McGorrigan, Lee Short, Sean Wallis and Saira Weiner were elected to the NEC.
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