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UCU Strike latest: Members vote to end strikes
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UCU Strike latest: Members vote to end strikes

April 13th, 2018 | by Hanson Jones
UCU members have voted to bring months of industrial action and uncertainty to a close after voting to accept the terms set out by the UUK, as they continue to propose pension scheme changes. Having come to a close, the result of...
Teaching will go ahead after Easter break
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Teaching will go ahead after Easter break

April 11th, 2018 | by Hanson Jones
Planned strike action scheduled to take place in the two weeks following the Easter break will not go ahead. In an e-mail circulated to all students, Vice Chancellor Professor Chris Day announced that teaching will take place as...
Strikes set to continue after Easter break as UCU rejects pensions deal
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Strikes set to continue after Easter break as UCU rejects pensions deal

March 15th, 2018 | by Isabel Sykes
Isabel Sykes brings us the latest updates from the UCU industrial action: strikes to continue after...
Discussions over pensions resume as strike continues to halt teaching
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Discussions over pensions resume as strike continues to halt teaching

March 5th, 2018 | by Isabel Sykes
Talks restart on Monday 5th March to bring an end to the lecturers'...
Soapboxes
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Soapboxes

March 5th, 2018 | by Megan McManus
Comment's home of rants; weird, wonderful,...
Lecturers: It’s a strike!
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Lecturers: It’s a strike!

February 19th, 2018 | by Fred Hunt
Cuts to and marketisation of university pensions has provoked a strike, but what do students...
Dramatic Student Council ends in officer resignation
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Dramatic Student Council ends in officer resignation

February 13th, 2018 | by James Sproston
NUSU Marginalised Genders Officer, Emily Sherwood, publicly resigned at Student...
The Lecturer Strike: What’s Going On?
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The Lecturer Strike: What’s Going On?

February 7th, 2018 | by James Sproston
The Courier presents the arguments surrounding the UCU industrial action, as the University and its lecturers are divided over changes to the employer contribution towards the USS pension...
Jamie Cameron: The cuts to staff pensions are a needless ideological choice based on faulty figures
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Jamie Cameron: The cuts to staff pensions are a needless ideological choice based on faulty figures

February 7th, 2018 | by Jamie Cameron
Jamie Cameron speaks out in support of the lecturers that are striking over cuts to and marketization of their pensions after UCU balloting...
Students, staff, and workers unite! Hands off our pensions
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Students, staff, and workers unite! Hands off our pensions

February 6th, 2018 | by Newcastle Students Strike Team
Organise in solidarity with lecturers! The cuts do nothing but hurt students too. It's time to put the pressure on...