The only product of UCU strikes is mutually assured destruction. In this sum game, it’s the students who are hurting, argues David Brierley
Delegates walked out in protest over alleged failure to tackle racism, bullying and victimisation
Since the 6th of November the University and College Union has engaged in an industrial dispute with UK universities concerning changes to lecturers’ pensions
Thomas Docherty, a staunch opponent of the marketisation of education, was reprimanded for negative body language and sarcasm during interviews for faculty positions.
Strike action has had “little or no impact” at most universities and protestors should focus on negotiating better pay deals for the 2014-15 period, says UCEA
Second day of action set for December
In light of the recent university marking boycott, and its subsequent postponing, Lauren Wills explains why we have to put up with the necessary evil of strikes
The marking boycott is over until January, as the UCU and Universities UK agree to try and come to a settlement.
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