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Strike suspended until further notice

The new wave of strike action was planned to take place during the exam season

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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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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


University of Manchester lecturers reject pensions deal

The university have so far declined to comment on the decision

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University strike sees a week of u-turns

An eventful third week of industrial action saw twitter disputes, student refunds, and breaks with UUK policy


Don’t demand your money back!

Petitions for compensation add to the problem rather than resolve it

Photo: Hana Jafar

Universities warned strike action could affect summer exams

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

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University sexual harassment report published

A report conducted in response to the growing reports of sexual harassment perpetrated by university staff was released today

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Marking boycott suspended until further talks

The marking boycott is over until January, as the UCU and Universities UK agree to try and come to a settlement.

Syrians at UK universities have struggled to pay their tuition fees since the war in the country broke out in 2011. Photo: FreedomHouse

Syrians face “nightmare” situation as conflict leaves them unable to pay fees

Joe Sandler Clarke talks to Syrian students struggling to support themselves due to the war back home