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  • 30 June 2021

    UCU Scotland welcomed the progress that was made prior to the pandemic on widening access to university education, but said we need to ensure that the good progress…

  • 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…

  • 19 November 2019

    The next government should invest in the further and higher education workforce, end the hostile environment for migrants and scrap arbitrary metrics like the Teaching…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 7 March 2017

    UCU Scotland, today welcomed the increase to 40 per cent of pupils going into higher education but called on more to be done to close the opportunity gap. Responding…