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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...
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...
Soapboxes
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Soapboxes

March 5th, 2018 | by Megan McManus
Comment's home of rants; weird, wonderful,...
Amelia Ward: We are more than consumers. Resist the pension cuts!
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Amelia Ward: We are more than consumers. Resist the pension cuts!

February 20th, 2018 | by Amelia Ward
Amelia Ward: Opposition to the strikes is symptomatic of our toxic individualism. It's time to save ourselves from overbearing and distant elites and join the...
Vice-Chancellor hosts strike open forum
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Vice-Chancellor hosts strike open forum

February 20th, 2018 | by Isabel Sykes
With student dissatisfaction growing due to impending strike action, Newcastle University's Vice-Chancellor faced questions from the student...
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...
University make strike promises to students
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University make strike promises to students

February 8th, 2018 | by James Sproston
Newcastle University's Registrar John Hogan has confirmed that students will not be tested on missed content, and that the money saved on the payroll will be invested for 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...