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  • 12 June 2020

    Universities desperately need a clear and coherent plan from the UK government if we are to avoid losing educational capacity at a time when it will be needed most,…

  • 21 February 2020

    Solid support for strikes as students call on university heads to do more to solve disputes Support for the biggest ever wave of strikes on university campuses…

  • 7 February 2020

    Fourteen strike days at 74 UK universities in February and March UCU members at 74 UK universities will walk out for 14 days in February and March . The action…

  • 6 December 2019

    UNIVERSITY STRIKES Solid action by defiant UCU members and supporters in university strikes Solid strike action continued at 60 universities this week as the employers…

  • 22 March 2019

    Strikes at five colleges this week with progress in some disputes UCU members at West Thames College, South Bank College, Croydon College, Bradford College and…

  • 1 March 2019

    UCU general secretary Sally Hunt resigns for health reasons UCU general secretary Sally Hunt has resigned for health reasons. The union's national executive committee…

  • 20 October 2017

    UCU members overwhelmingly back strike action to defend pensions UCU members this week overwhelmingly backed strike action to defend their pensions. Eighty-seven…

  • 10 March 2017

    UCU attacks vice-chancellors after Lords amend higher education bill UCU this week thanked peers for making a series of amendments to the government's Higher Education…

  • 8 July 2016

    A look back at some of the week's news EU nationals must not be used as pawns in Brexit negotiations, says UCU UCU this week called on the government and Conservative…

  • 25 February 2016

    UCU has warned that cutting staff numbers at Robert Gordon University will threaten teaching quality and undermine efforts to recruit more students. The union was…

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