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Goldsmiths lecturers rally against pension cuts

Goldsmiths teachers and students united in a rally against cuts imposed on their  pensions.  Today marks the first day of nation-wide industrial ...

University students facing a turbulent year

Thousands of students across East London could face disruptions during their studies this year, as various branches of the lecturer’s unions ...

Voices of the Manchester Strike

Thousands marched through the streets of Manchester today in support of public sector strikes called against proposed pension reforms and in opposi...

Voice of Lincoln: Few agree teachers’ strike

Just striking: We asked Lincolnites for their opinions on the strike, to which they showed little support on Thursday.

Lincoln unions support teachers’ strikes

On strike: Several unions rallied in Lincoln on Thursday, as teachers and lecturers were on strike over their pensions.

Public sector workers join national strikes (Photos, Video)

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Lancashire prepares for strike as 110 schools close

The government is facing its first industrial strike against its public sector cuts today as up to 750,000 public sector workers strike over planne...

Want to get involved with J30?

Union members and protestors across the city are preparing for a day of strikes this Thursday, as across the nation 750,000 teachers, lecturers and...

A strike for us all in The Sausage Factory

In the run up to mass walkouts on 30 June, the latest issue of The Sausage Factory from Leeds focuses on strike action in the universities. Staff ...

Strike Day Question Time Public Meeting for MP

Strike action, picketing, a rally in Market Square, and a Question Time Panel where local MP Eric Ollerenshaw (pic) will have to answer to the publ...

Manchester unionists prepare for June 30 strike

As trade unions ballot their members across the country for authorisation to call a day of coordinated strike action on June 30, unionists in Manch...

Goldsmiths announces £9,000 student fees

Goldsmiths, University of London, has announced tuition fees of £9,000 for home/EU students studying undergraduate and PGCE (Post Graduate Certi...

MMU denies evicting strikers from picket lines

Manchester Metropolitan University today denied that their security staff had forcibly removed striking staff from picket lines during last Thursda...

MMU evicts striking staff from picket lines

Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) came under severe criticism yesterday after its security forcibly evicted staff members from picket lines ...

‘Strike action will not divide, students and lecturers stand side by side!’

Next week university and college lecturers will be striking over changes to their pensions against a backdrop of drastic cuts, closures and fee hik...

Lecturers union ballots for strike action

Members of the University and College Union (UCU), which represents lecturers and teaching staff in Higher Education, have voted in favour of strik...

Universities’ union criticise plans for ‘multiversity’

The University and College Union (UCU), which represents academics, lecturers and researchers, has attacked plans for two-year undergraduate degree...

Unions oppose cuts-induced college merger plan

Lewisham College could be merged with Lambeth College in response to government cuts to further education funding. In the face of union opposition,...

University sues sacked lecturer for libel

The University of Salford is suing a former lecturer for allegedly publishing a satirical publication in what he describes as an attempt to “...

Pressure mounts on Sally Hunt to speak out against police violence

The University and College Union is demanding that their General Secretary, Sally Hunt, makes a public condemnation of the levels of police viol...

Report: Lincoln universities ‘at risk’

Facing closure: A report claims Lincoln's universities are facing closure due to higher education funding changes proposed by the government.

Tony Benn speaks in Lewisham about “brutally unfair” cuts

Tony Benn has called for solidarity between young people and the unions in the fight against cuts to higher education and public funding. Speaking ...

Lewisham school children set to join student walk-out on national “day of action” against cuts

School children in Lewisham are planning to join a nationwide student walk-out on Wednesday, as part of a further wave of protests against coalitio...

ELL TV at the student protest march

Manchester College staff strike back

Members of the University and College Union at The Manchester College (TMC) were on strike today in the latest stage of the row over new contracts....

Hackney college lecturers strike over cuts

Courses and jobs on the line as further education funding slashed

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