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.
14 July 2020
Activists in the UCU union are organising to reject an offer on long-running disputes over pay, contracts, workload and equality.
16 June 2020
The UCU union has launched a campaign demanding the government puts forward a plan to protect universities and colleges.
26 May 2020
Workers at Roehampton university are fighting plans to attack jobs and pay. The university has announced a voluntary severance scheme and 15 percent of academic posts are at risk.
26 May 2020
A major revolt among rank and file UCU union members in universities is taking place.
08 May 2020
Some international students are “starving” during the coronavirus lockdown, a charity has warned. And new research published this week shows that Asian students have also suffered an increase in racism.
21 April 2020
The UCU union has attacked a leaked plan by Durham university bosses to slash face-to-face teaching by up to a quarter.
24 March 2020
A number of UCU union branches called off planned strikes in universities as the coronavirus crisis grew.
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.
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.
04 March 2020
A key demand of university strikers is wholly correct admit employers
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.
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.
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.'
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.
20 February 2020
Strikers reported strong picket lines, solidarity from students, donations from other trade unionists and an upbeat mood.
20 February 2020
UCU union members are fighting over pay, equality, workloads, contracts and pensions
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.