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Universities enter marking boycott against pension reductions

Since the 6th of November the University and College Union has engaged in an industrial dispute with UK universities concerning changes to lecturers’ pensions

Beginning next week, academics will refuse to set or mark coursework, and any planned exams will be cancelled until the dispute is settled. Photo: __olga__ @Flickr

UCU marking boycott to go ahead

Academics at universities nationwide have voted in favour of refusing to set or mark work in the dispute regarding pension cuts, starting from 6th November