09 May 2017
A group of teaching staff at London’s School of Oriental and African Studies (Soas) have scored a significant victory after taking unofficial action.
02 May 2017
Workers at Manchester Metropolitan University were furious after bosses banned the UCU union from holding a meeting on campus last week.
25 April 2017
UCU union members at the University of Brighton were set to begin a two-day strike on Wednesday this week. Workers will escalate action, culminating in an all-out strike, if bosses don’t back down.
04 April 2017
UCU union members at the University of Brighton walked out from 1pm last Friday.
28 March 2017
Two strikes were set to take place in schools in Hackney, east London, on Thursday.
21 March 2017
Two dangerous examples this week were the first to show how the Trade Union Act can be used to put the brakes on disputes.
14 March 2017
Around 1,000 people took to the streets against Tory education cuts in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, last Saturday.
07 March 2017
UCU Left candidate Jo McNeill won an impressive 41 percent vote in the union’s general secretary election. Incumbent Sally Hunt won with 59 percent.
28 February 2017
Workers braved stormy picket lines at the College of North West London (CNWL) today, Thursday, as they struck to defend their union rep.
21 February 2017
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14 February 2017
UCU Left candidates are fighting to win big votes in the lecturers’ union.
07 February 2017
Elections are underway in the UCU union, where UCU Left candidate Jo McNeill is challenging Sally Hunt to become the union’s next general secretary.
31 January 2017
Ballot papers will go out this week for elections in the UCU union—and the left is winning support.
10 January 2017
Lords voted against the government yesterday, Monday, to support an amendment to the Higher Education and Research Bill.
13 December 2016
Also: Equality watchdog strikers fight against redundancies
22 November 2016
Lecturers at Edinburgh College have voted to strike over the unjustified sacking of a colleague and the victimisation of union rep Penny Gower who represented him.
22 November 2016
Students and lecturers marched together in central London today, Saturday, in defence of education.
15 November 2016
Students were set to join a march in London this Saturday on a national demo called by the NUS student’s union and the UCU union.
08 November 2016
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01 November 2016
Also: Stop the cuts to civil service redundancy payments | Pension strike votes at BMW Group and AEW | Action called off for talks at EHRC | Polish abortion protest in Bristol | Conference slams Turkish clampdown