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Taking action in higher education

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Jo Grady

General secretary's news

Updates from Jo Grady, UCU's general secretary

  • 3 October 2019

    Update on fighting fund payments in the event of strike action in the autumn 2019 HE ballots.

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  • 2 October 2019

    We still have so little clarity about what will happen on and after 31 October, but UCU members and officials are working hard to prepare for all eventualities.

  • 30 September 2019

    Today I am pleased to announce that the National Union of Students (NUS) has agreed to work with UCU and throw its full weight behind both of our strike ballots.…

  • 26 September 2019

    I wanted to write specifically to members in post-92 universities to set out why I think it is very important that you vote in UCU's current ballot on pay and equality.…

  • 23 September 2019

    With the USS ballot of higher education members now well under way, Jo explains why we need a resounding 'yes' vote to secure the future of the scheme.