04 April 2017
UCU union members at the University of Brighton walked out from 1pm last Friday.
10 January 2017
Lords voted against the government yesterday, Monday, to support an amendment to the Higher Education and Research Bill.
22 November 2016
Students and lecturers marched together in central London today, Saturday, in defence of education.
18 October 2016
The UCU lecturers’ union’s Higher Education Committee (HEC) has unanimously agreed to back London Met branch’s request to “greylist” the university.
04 October 2016
Strikers at London Metropolitan University have won huge support from trade unionists, students and others, including Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.
20 September 2016
07 September 2016
Disabled people are highlighting the impact of austerity alongside the Paralympic Games this week. Also: Old Firm clash hit by Glasgow workers’ action | Were steel unions missold PFF? | University workers vote on pay walkout | Ballot on pay freeze at Freightliner| Bectu members vote for merger with Prospect | CPS could charge over Kingsley death
26 July 2016
UCU union members at London Metropolitan University are holding an indicative ballot for strikes against mass job cuts.
12 July 2016
Strikes were set to hit ten universities this week as UCU union members prepared to walk out over pay and conditions.
05 July 2016
University workers struck at 33 universities on Tuesday—on the same day as an England-wide teachers’ strike.
30 June 2016
University workers at over 30 institutions are on strike today, Thursday, as part of a national programme of action over pay.
28 June 2016
University workers at 38 institutions were set to strike on Thursday of this week. The walkouts are part of a national programme of rolling action over pay.
10 June 2016
Workers at the University of Winchester are on strike today, Friday. The UCU union members are fighting a measly 1.1 percent pay offer—and want equal pay for women and an end to casualised contracts too.
07 June 2016
The Tory assault on education, and resistance to it, dominated the UCU union’s annual congress in Liverpool last week.
07 June 2016
The pay fight in higher education was a key debate at the UCU union's annual congress in Liverpool last week. UCU members in universities held a two-day national strike last month for a pay rise and an end to pay inequality.
26 May 2016
UCU union members in higher education are highlighting casualisation on the second day of a two-day strike today, Thursday.
25 May 2016
University workers across Britain began a two-day strike today, Wednesday, over pay and inequality.
24 May 2016
Some 60,000 university workers were set to strike on Wednesday and Thursday.
02 May 2016
Two leading trade union activists at London Metropolitan University were last week told that they will be made redundant. The move against UCU union branch chair Mark Campbell and branch secretary David Hardman is a serious attack on the union.
25 February 2016
SOUTH AFRICAN university campuses are burning with revolt. Protests are bursting out across the country over fees, racism, exclusions and the way the apartheid past still shapes education. At least eight universities have seen battles in the past week.