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Interview: Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell

Editor-in-Chief Kirstie O’Mahony sat down with the VC to talk all things gender, Brexit and, of course, strikes

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Take Action! plans protest for strike compensation

It will be taking place under the Whitworth Arch tomorrow at 2:30pm

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New wave of strikes to affect Manchester students

Industrial action is set to affect University of Manchester students when they return from the Easter break, and could extend into the summer assessment period

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Students demand voice in debate over strike mitigation and compensation

Take Action! UoM, a student-led campaign demanding mitigation and compensation for students affected by UCU strike action, held their first public meeting in Squirrel’s Bar

Lecturers from the University of Glasgow on strike in March this year

“Take Action! UoM”: student strike responses

Take Action! UoM is an independent student-led group which has created a platform for discussion, a line of open communication, and a coherent response regarding the strike action

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Striking lecturers host ‘teach-outs’

Over the four weeks of strikes, some staff and students have taken it upon themselves to fill the gap in engagement

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University of Manchester not ruling out exam disruption

The official strike timetable for the new wave of industrial action is set to be announced on the week commencing Monday the 19th of March

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University of Manchester lecturers reject pensions deal

The university have so far declined to comment on the decision

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Universities threaten to cut pay of striking staff

UCU have warned that threatening big pay reductions could prolong strike action

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Universities warned strike action could affect summer exams

Summer examinations and graduation ceremonies could be disrupted by extended staff strikes

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London students striking with university cleaners

Students from King’s College London have joined cleaning staff on the picket lines

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Union announces formal Trade Dispute and possible strike action

The Manchester branch of the University and College Union has announced it will ballot its members for industrial action over the outsourcing of IT jobs