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  • 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 December 2018

    UCU dismisses colleges' "insulting" pay offer UCU yesterday described a pay offer of just 1% from the Association of Colleges (AoC) as a wholly inadequate response…

  • 2 November 2018

    Ministers urged to back universities after bankruptcy fears Yesterday the i led with the news that three English universities were on the "brink of bankruptcy".…

  • 28 July 2017

    Supreme Court rules employment tribunal fees unlawful and barrier to justice Fees introduced by the government in 2013 payable by those bringing employment tribunal…

  • 5 February 2016

    UCU general secretary, Sally Hunt, will tell a conference today that staff and students must continue to make the case for a fairer education system. Sally Hunt…

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  • 15 March 2011

    Members of UCU at colleges and universities across the UK will be on strike on Thursday 24 March in a row over changes to pension schemes, jobs losses and pay cuts.…