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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...
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'...
Picket lines are drawn in the UCU strikes
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Picket lines are drawn in the UCU strikes

February 28th, 2018 | by Steven Ross
Steven Ross reports on the staff and students that took to the picket lines in support of the UCU industrial...
Vice-Chancellor voices support for striking staff
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Vice-Chancellor voices support for striking staff

February 27th, 2018 | by Mark Sleightholm
Professor Chris Day, the Vice-Chancellor and President of Newcastle University, has expressed support for staff striking in protest at changes to their pensions. Staff at 64 universities across the UK, including Newcastle, began...
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 Jamie Cameron
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...