09 November 2020
Planned strikes at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh have been called off after bosses backed down.
04 November 2020
26 October 2020
Strike vote over redundancies at Heriot-Watt and action planned at Forth Valley College over a new role
19 October 2020
Does online learning leave students short-changed? As more and more virus-hit universities suspend face to face teaching, it can seem like students are getting a worse education.
16 October 2020
In Manchester students gathered and then walked down the road, holding flares and blocking traffic.
15 October 2020
Higher education workers are organising to defend safety and jobs as coronavirus tears through universities
15 October 2020
Students and workers are preparing for a day of action on Friday as cases of Covid-19 continue to soar in universities across Britain.
11 October 2020
Students and university workers have called a day of action for Friday 16 October to defend jobs and safety. It comes as Covid-19 continues to spread rapidly in university accommodation across the country.
29 September 2020
Members of the UCU union at Heriot-Watt University based in Edinburgh are being balloted for strikes over compulsory job losses.
26 September 2020
Thousands of people are isolating in student accommodation after a spate of virus outbreaks at universities. Students told Sophie Squire that they are being left without support—and slammed the ‘entirely predictable’ crisis
14 September 2020
Unison union members at Soas University of London are set to strike on Tuesday and Wednesday next week.
07 September 2020
Socialist candidate Paul Holmes has won enough nominations to guarantee a place on the ballot paper for the Unison union general secretary election.
18 August 2020
UCU union members held protests and an online rally on Thursday of last week over job cuts.
11 August 2020
UCU union activists planed protests and rallies on Thursday this week against mass job cuts and the gutting of education.
03 August 2020
Workers in the UCU union across the higher education sector have voted to reject the employers’ offer to end the “four fights” dispute.
27 July 2020
UCU union members were expecting this week to hear the results of their consultative ballot on the employers’ offer in the “Four Fights” dispute.
14 July 2020
Activists in the UCU union are organising to reject an offer on long-running disputes over pay, contracts, workload and equality.
07 July 2020
Activists in the UCU union are resisting a planned levy on members announced by general secretary Jo Grady.
30 June 2020
UCU union members in universities and colleges across Britain are fighting a swathe of attacks on jobs and pay.
16 June 2020
The UCU union has launched a campaign demanding the government puts forward a plan to protect universities and colleges.