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Ballots begin over pensions and conditions at universities

Ballots begin over pensions and conditions at universities Workers in universities across Britain are voting on whether to strike over cuts to their pension scheme, unsafe workloads, casualisation and against inequalities

College and RCA university strikers unite on the picket line

College and RCA university strikers unite on the picket line The solidarity rally was a significant step towards uniting strikes in education.

University bosses cite ‘academic freedom’ as calls to sack trans-critical lecturer rise

University bosses cite ‘academic freedom’ as calls to sack trans-critical lecturer rise Right wingers and university bosses have rushed to defend University of Sussex lecturer Kathleen Stock after she was accused of transphobia.

Royal College of Art strikers won’t be brushed off by bosses

Royal College of Art strikers won’t be brushed off by bosses University workers at the Royal College of Art (RCA) in London struck on Monday and Tuesday to demand an end to casualisation and unsafe workloads.

Low paid workers stage week-long pensions walkout at Dundee University

Low paid workers stage week-long pensions walkout at Dundee University Members of the Unison union at Dundee University struck for five days from Wednesday of last week in defence of their pensions

Defend David Miller and academic freedom

Defend David Miller and academic freedom In a serious attack on academic freedom, Bristol University has sacked one of its professors of sociology, David Miller.

‘I’m terrified,’ say students on returning to universities

28 September 2021
British universities have started opening their doors and the Tories are insistent on in person teaching.

Don’t let Black History Month be tamed

28 September 2021
Has Black History Month become a pale reflection of what it should be?

University workers across Britain to vote on strikes

22 September 2021
If the ballot is successful, UCU union members at over 150 institutions could begin strikes as early as the end of this year.

New term signals big battles ahead for university and college workers

21 September 2021
New term signals big battles ahead for university and college workers

University strikes ‘inevitable’ after bosses’ new pension attack

02 September 2021
Bosses are pushing ahead with huge cuts to workers' pensions.

Liverpool university strikers keep fighting, and inspire others to resist

14 August 2021
The fight for jobs has already had a big impact. An initial list of 47 compulsory redundancies has been reduced to two.

Liverpool University action forces bosses to ask for talks

13 July 2021
Bosses have shown the first signs of failing resolve, with a sudden proposal to talk

Rally to build fights over jobs and wages in universities and colleges

29 June 2021
Members of the UCU union are organising to unite the struggle for better pay and conditions across all of further and higher education

Leicester university workers launch three-day strike over job cuts

09 June 2021
Workers at the University of Leicester began a three-day strike on Wednesday over job cuts.

University jobs fight spreads from Liverpool to Leicester and Sussex

07 June 2021
UCU union members at the university of Liverpool were set to take four more days of strike this week

Liverpool university striker argues why it’s right to picket

31 May 2021
UCU union members at the University of Liverpool continued to strike this week to stop the compulsory redundancies of staff in our Health and Life Sciences faculty.

University of Liverpool strikers battle for jobs and education

25 May 2021
 The university has ranked workers to justify making some staff redundant.

Students occupy at four universities after ‘consistent let downs’ in pandemic

28 April 2021
Students in Sheffield, Manchester and Nottingham are furious over the way they have been treated by Tories and vice chancellors during the pandemic.

Shocking cuts at LSBU and Aston universities have to be resisted

17 April 2021
London South Bank University has announced the wholesale closure of a series of courses with immediate effect.  

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