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  • 24 January 2020

    External examiners resigning in protest at universities' failings over disputes The Guardian reported yesterday that senior academics are refusing to act as external…

  • 1 November 2019

    UCU members back strikes over both pensions and pay and conditions UCU members working in UK universities have backed strike action in ballots over both pensions…

  • 2 August 2019

    Jo Grady is UCU general secretary UCU general secretary Jo Grady officially started in the role yesterday. Speaking to Times Higher Education , she said that universities…

  • 26 April 2019

    UCU warns against knee-jerk reaction to increase in pension costs UCU has warned universities against making any knee-jerk cuts to jobs or pension benefits in response…

  • 26 October 2018

    Trade union laws frustrate national support for strike action on pay UCU members in colleges and universities delivered the biggest ever turnout in the union's…

  • 14 September 2018

    It was a busy few days for UCU delegates at the 150th anniversary TUC in Manchester this week UCU's general secretary Sally Hunt had the honour of opening the 150…

  • 20 July 2018

    Autumn strike warnings as UCU says staff need decent pay offer UCU said it was disappointed that the employers' representatives, the Association of Colleges (AoC),…

  • 15 September 2017

    It was a busy few days for UCU delegates at the 149th annual TUC congress in Brighton this week UCU's delegation at TUC Congress 2017 © Jess Hurd/ reportdigital.co.uk…

  • 6 June 2016

    UCU CONGRESS In its preview of Sally Hunt's speech, the Times set out possible action to come over the summer and into the new academic year, warning that delegates…