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Higher education needs change after coronavirus crisis

14 April 2020
An open letter, backed by the UCU Left group, demands emergency measures

Poor quality food sent to children on free meals

30 March 2020
Children on free school meals are being sent food packages that will leave them hungry

Keep up the ‘four fights’ after success of university strikes

17 March 2020
The UCU union has delayed a planned reballot of workers for strikes due to the coronavirus crisis.

It’s a hard slog but we want to keep fighting, say university strikers

12 March 2020
Tens of thousands of university workers are nearing the end of a wave of inspiring walkouts that have challenged the status quo in universities.

No retreat as university strikers keep up the fight on all fronts

06 March 2020
UCU union strikers report new faces on picket lines and strong support from students. But some union leaders are prepared to settle for well short of what workers deserve.

University bosses admit damage caused by casual contracts

04 March 2020
A key demand of university strikers is wholly correct admit employers

Keep fighting as university strikes have bosses under pressure

02 March 2020
Tens of thousands of university workers entered their third week of a wave of strikes on Monday. They need solidarity and an outgoing strike.

Sixth form strikers ramp up pressure on colleges and Tories

27 February 2020
Sixth form college workers struck over pay and funding - and escalation could be coming

University strikers march and prepare for stronger resistance

26 February 2020
Up to 1,000 university strikers, students and supporters marched through central London on Wednesday on the final day of a three-day strike.

Solidarity boosts university strikers on day four of their action

25 February 2020
John McDonnell said, 'We will do all we can in parliament to support you. But on the streets is where we need to be.'

‘Take the market out of education,’ say the sixth form workers as battle grows

25 February 2020
Workers across 34 sixth form colleges were set to strike on Thursday this week, demanding more funding and higher pay.

Universities strike day 2 - ‘All the issues are joined together’

21 February 2020
Workers took to the picket lines on Friday at 62 universities. Workers are fighting casual contracts, low pay, spiralling workloads, pay gaps and attacks on pensions.

First day of strike at universities was a big success

20 February 2020
Strikers reported strong picket lines, solidarity from students, donations from other trade unionists and an upbeat mood.

Enthusiastic start to 14 days of strikes in universities

20 February 2020
UCU union members are fighting over pay, equality, workloads, contracts and pensions

As bosses try to undermine solidarity with UCU - students say back the strikes

19 February 2020
University bosses are trying to undermine solidarity with striking workers ahead of a major wave of walkouts due to start on Thursday.

As UCU members prepare for 14 days of strikes - which universities are out when?

13 February 2020
Strikes will hit some 74 universities across Britain in February and March, as UCU union members stage 14 days of strikes.

Fight against academisation heats up in east London

11 February 2020
Workers at St Michael’s, a small primary school in Newham, east London, struck for the seventh time on Thursday of last week.

UCU calls 14 days of walkouts in 74 universities

04 February 2020
Strikes will hit 74 universities across Britain in February and March.

Sixth form college workers get set for more strikes over funding and pay

04 February 2020
Workers at 34 sixth form colleges were set to strike on Wednesday of next week.

East London school takes action over academy selloff plan

28 January 2020
NEU union members at St Michael’s Catholic Primary School in Newham, east London, struck for three days last week to stop the school being turned into an academy.

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