UCU Union

Higher education strikes: escalate and fight for rank and file control

The Higher Education strike has seen vibrant picket lines and a fighting mood up and down the country.

Andy Yorke  ·  01 March 2022

UCU strikes: escalate to win

THE UNIVERSITY and College Union (UCU) has confirmed a new wave of strike action at 68 universities in February and March. This follows the three-day strike last December in defence […]

Dara O'Cogaidhin  ·  14 February 2022

Rank and file must keep UCU strike on track

The University and College Union (UCU) has confirmed a new wave of strike action at 68 universities in February and March.

Dara O'Cogaidhin  ·  07 February 2022

Students and staff – unite and fight for fair learning and working conditions

University managers have resorted to the tried and tested tactic of divide and rule, attempting to whip up student hostility against staff.

KD Tait  ·  10 December 2021

All out for the UCU strike

Students and staff unite - for decent conditions on campus

Dara O'Cogaidhin  ·  08 December 2021

UCU: organise solidarity and prepare for all-out action to win

By Urte March HIGHER EDUCATION workers in the University and College Union (UCU) are on strike from 1–3 December in a dispute over proposed pension cuts, pay and working conditions. […]

Urte March  ·  01 December 2021

Locked-down students betrayed by uni bosses: #RentStrike now!

Government mismanagement and landlord profiteering has left students locked up in highly expensive accommodation which is rapidly becoming an incubator for the virus.

Rebecca Anderson  ·  02 October 2020

Tories could unleash a second wave by reopening schools

For parents', students' and teachers' control of health and safety in our schools.

A UCU rep  ·  03 September 2020

UCU strike: solidarity and rank and file control key to victory

Lectures and higher education workers are starting 14 days of strike action to defend pensions, pay and working conditions

KD Tait  ·  20 February 2020

University staff to strike from 25 November

University and College Union (UCU) Higher Education members have voted for industrial action in two ballots over pensions and over pay, casualisation, equality and workloads. In the ballots 53 per […]

Rebecca Anderson  ·  03 November 2019

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