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  • 15 January 2019

    UCU members at 15 English colleges* will be taking two days' strike action at the end of January in their fight for fair pay The strikes are part of a second wave…

  • 11 January 2019

    Around 70,000 UCU members in 143 UK universities* are being balloted for strike action in a row over pay and conditions. The ballot opens on Tuesday 15 January…

  • 19 December 2018

    Sixteen colleges in England face strike action in the new year in an ongoing row over pay. UCU members at ten colleges have voted for industrial action and can…

  • 14 December 2018

    Universities threatening jobs losses The Guardian reported on Wednesday that universities are warning of redundancies in the new year. The paper said that more…

  • 12 December 2018

    UCU Scotland responded to the release of the draft Scottish government budget by stating the funding settlement failed to match 'politicians' warm words'. Commenting…

  • 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…

  • 6 December 2018

    UCU has described a pay offer of just 1% from college representatives the Association of Colleges (AoC) as a 'wholly inadequate response' to the pay crisis in further…

  • 4 December 2018

    Responding to the publication of Ofsted's annual report today, UCU head of policy and campaigns Matt Waddup said: 'Ofsted has rightly recognised that a failure…

  • 29 November 2018

    Responding to 'Fairer Funding: The case for a graduate levy', published today by the Higher Education Policy Institute, UCU head of policy and campaigns Matt Waddup…

  • 27 November 2018

    UCU said plans to axe another 41 posts at Blackburn College would be 'a disaster for staff and students'. The union was responding to the college's plans to put…