21 January 2020
A group of workers at Soas University of London are discussing action over bosses’ plans to impose serious attacks on staff. The plan will effectively put workers on casual contracts out of a job.
14 January 2020
Workers in 37 UCU union branches are reballoting for strikes. The branches voted overwhelmingly for walkouts in initial ballots, but failed to meet the Tories’ 50 percent turnout threshold for legal strikes.
04 December 2019
IWGB and UCU union members marched chanting, “Two strikes, one fight!” and, “UCL you’re out of time – outsourcing is a crime”
03 December 2019
University workers in central London have called the “first ever combined strike of directly employed and outsourced workers in the history of higher education” on Wednesday.
02 December 2019
UCU members staged big picket lines and rallies on Monday, on the sixth day of an eight-day strike. Many workers feel emboldened after a week of hugely successful action.
01 December 2019
More than 43,000 lecturers and other university staff returned to a strike this week in a battle over pay, pensions, conditions and contracts.
27 November 2019
University strikers have been cheered by news that their union is set to reballot more branches
26 November 2019
Striking university staff were in a buoyant mood as they entered the second day of an eight-day walkout on Tuesday.
25 November 2019
Big picket lines, student support, enthusiastic particpation and union recruitment as eight-day strike begins
25 November 2019
Workers and students staged determined picket lines across Britain on Monday as an eight-day strike got underway.
18 November 2019
Tens of thousands of UCU union members are preparing for their return to the picket line. Sadie Robinson talks to activists about how they’re building solidarity—and how to win
12 November 2019
A revolt is brewing on university campuses across Britain as UCU union members—lecturers, researchers and support staff—prepare for eight days of strikes over pay and pensions later this month.
01 November 2019
Eight days of strikes are set to hit 60 universities from Monday 25 November to Wednesday 4 December after workers voted for action in two ballots.
22 October 2019
UCU union activists are making a final push this week to get the vote out in two strike ballots.
01 October 2019
UCU union members in universities are balloting for strikes over pay, workloads, unequal contracts and pensions.
10 September 2019
Around 125,000 UCU union members in universities across Britain are balloting for strikes over pay, pensions and conditions.
16 July 2019
Unison union members at Birmingham university struck on Tuesday
11 June 2019
The UCU union could ballot workers across 69 universities for strikes later this year if attacks on the USS pension scheme continue.
14 May 2019
University workers are furious at a new attack on their USS pension scheme
15 January 2019
Students and lecturers at three universities are organising to drive racism and bigotry off their campuses.