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UCU union calls another 14 days of university strikes as action bites

08 March 2018
More action is coming in 65 universities if bosses refuse to back down from attacking workers’ pensions.

University strikes squeeze bosses and transform mood on campus

07 March 2018
One striker said, 'It just keeps getting better and better. The picket lines today were bigger than yesterday.'

University workers in no mood to back off as strikes escalate

05 March 2018
UCU union members who are in their third week of pension strikes say they have the momentum and can win

Spirit of resistance and confidence on strikers’ march in London

28 February 2018
Thousands of university and FE strikers marched through central London on Wednesday to defend pensions, pay and education.

Defend education march for pensions and pay

28 February 2018
University and college workers marched together in central London today, on a demonstration for pensions and pay.

Further education colleges join strikes alongside university workers

28 February 2018
Workers across 15 colleges struckon Wednesday over pay. The UCU union members join those at 61 universities who are also out on strike to defend their pensions.

University strikers lobby bosses on fourth day of walkout

27 February 2018
A noisy crowd of striking workers and students lobbied Universities UK (UUK) today

‘Tremendous’ mood on picket lines as more groups join action

27 February 2018
Hundreds of striking university workers and students held a noisy rally outside Universities UK (UUK) offices in central London on Monday.

Universities strike wave for pensions has bosses on back foot

27 February 2018
Solid strikes by UCU union members have panicked university bosses. Workers across 61 universities began a three-day strike on Monday.

University workers say ‘We're taking back our colleges’

27 February 2018
A wave of strikes by university workers over pensions has become a focus for people’s anger and discontent at the Tories’ and bosses’ attacks on education. A win for the strikers will be a boost to everyone who wants to fight back, reports Sadie Robinson

Universities strike day three—workers take fight to university bosses

26 February 2018
UCU union members are in buoyant mood, and suspicious of bosses’ motives

Revealed—university bosses claim millions in expenses while workers face pensions cut

25 February 2018
University vice chancellors are claiming millions in expenses to swan around in fancy hotels and posh restaurants while workers face savage attacks on their pensions

Strikers feel strong on second day of universities walkout

23 February 2018
Pickets were out in force today for the second day of a two-day university strike

University strikers boosted by solidarity

22 February 2018
Marches, demonstrations and student walkouts marked the first day of a university workers’ strike today.

Why university workers are right to strike

22 February 2018
Striking UCU member Josh Hollands explains what's behind the universities strike today.

Strong support for universities strike as walkout begins

22 February 2018
Around 40,000 university workers will strike today in the opening shot of a battle for education

UCU - ‘why we're right to go on strike’

20 February 2018
This week we’ll be taking part in the biggest strike in Britain since the junior doctors’ strike. And we plan escalating strikes over the next three weeks, ending with a five-day strike in March.

Strike back at fat cat bosses, say striking university workers

20 February 2018
University bosses’ assault on pensions will hit workers hard, and is the latest attack aimed at turning education into a profitable business. That's why over 40,000 workers plan 14 days of strikes from 22 February. UCU union members speak to Sadie Robinson

Students demand free education as Theresa May prepares tuition fee ‘overhaul’

18 February 2018
Student activists have said that university tuition fees should be scrapped, ahead of a speech by Theresa May on Monday

Exclusive—how ‘free speech’ minister Jo Johnson stifled Palestine debate

05 February 2018
The Tories love to cast themselves as brave defenders of free speech on college campuses, but documents prove a minister’s orders prompted Uclan university bosses to ban a Palestine debate

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