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‘How strikes have changed us’, university workers celebrate their action

11 March 2018
Workers’ involvement in a wave of university walkouts by the UCU union has taken bosses by surprise. Strikers and students spoke to Sadie Robinson about how the action is changing the campuses—and themselves

UCU union calls another 14 days of university strikes as action bites

08 March 2018
More action is coming in 65 universities if bosses refuse to back down from attacking workers’ pensions.

University strikes squeeze bosses and transform mood on campus

07 March 2018
One striker said, 'It just keeps getting better and better. The picket lines today were bigger than yesterday.'

University workers in no mood to back off as strikes escalate

05 March 2018
UCU union members who are in their third week of pension strikes say they have the momentum and can win

More strikes in further education see solid support for pay fight

01 March 2018
Pickets braved freezing temperatures on Thursday, the second day of a 48-hour walkout by workers in 14 further education colleges.

GALLERY - Thousands join UCU London march for education

28 February 2018
Thousands of striking university and further education workers - and their supporters including students - marched in London on Wednesday.

Spirit of resistance and confidence on strikers’ march in London

28 February 2018
Thousands of university and FE strikers marched through central London on Wednesday to defend pensions, pay and education.

Defend education march for pensions and pay

28 February 2018
University and college workers marched together in central London today, on a demonstration for pensions and pay.

Further education colleges join strikes alongside university workers

28 February 2018
Workers across 15 colleges struckon Wednesday over pay. The UCU union members join those at 61 universities who are also out on strike to defend their pensions.

University strikers lobby bosses on fourth day of walkout

27 February 2018
A noisy crowd of striking workers and students lobbied Universities UK (UUK) today

Colleges join strikes for pay

27 February 2018
 UCU union members across 14 colleges were set to start a 48-hour strike from Wednesday. Sunderland College workers will also strike on Wednesday.

‘Tremendous’ mood on picket lines as more groups join action

27 February 2018
Hundreds of striking university workers and students held a noisy rally outside Universities UK (UUK) offices in central London on Monday.

Universities strike wave for pensions has bosses on back foot

27 February 2018
Solid strikes by UCU union members have panicked university bosses. Workers across 61 universities began a three-day strike on Monday.

University workers say ‘We're taking back our colleges’

27 February 2018
A wave of strikes by university workers over pensions has become a focus for people’s anger and discontent at the Tories’ and bosses’ attacks on education. A win for the strikers will be a boost to everyone who wants to fight back, reports Sadie Robinson

Universities strike day three—workers take fight to university bosses

26 February 2018
UCU union members are in buoyant mood, and suspicious of bosses’ motives

Revealed—university bosses claim millions in expenses while workers face pensions cut

25 February 2018
University vice chancellors are claiming millions in expenses to swan around in fancy hotels and posh restaurants while workers face savage attacks on their pensions

Strikers feel strong on second day of universities walkout

23 February 2018
Pickets were out in force today for the second day of a two-day university strike

University strikers boosted by solidarity

22 February 2018
Marches, demonstrations and student walkouts marked the first day of a university workers’ strike today.

Why university workers are right to strike

22 February 2018
Striking UCU member Josh Hollands explains what's behind the universities strike today.

University workers hit the picket lines as 40,000 strike

22 February 2018
Universities across Britain were covered with pickets today as UCU union members struck over pensions.

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