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More strikes at West Thames College this week after college fails to improve deal

Union members back more walkouts in absence of any improved pay offer from West Thames College

Strikes off at Lambeth as improved deal reached on pay and conditions

Members of the University and College Union (UCU) at Lambeth College have called off next month’s strikes after agreeing a deal* with the college worth over 3% in pay with additional holiday days, sick pay benefits and a reduction in teaching hours.

Bullying and stereotyping blocking professorial path for female black professors in UK universities

Bullying and stereotyping blocking professorial path for black women, says report. A culture of bullying and stereotyping means black academics have to work harder and employ mentally draining strategies to try and get on.

Strikes on at West Thames College this week

Members of the University and College Union (UCU) at West Thames College will be on strike today and tomorrow (Tuesday and Wednesday) in a row over pay after talks broke down at the end of last week.

UCU calls for Secretary of State’s intervention on prison education job cuts

The University and College Union (UCU) has today (Friday) written to the Secretary of State for Justice David Gauke urging him to intervene over plans to cut over 100 prison education jobs across the north of England.

Union slams BMet decision to sell off Stourbridge College

The University and College Union (UCU) has today (Friday) slammed a decision by Birmingham Metropolitan College (BMet) to sell off Stourbridge College, saying learners were paying the price for poor management.

University and College Union annual congress 2019

Members of the University and College Union (UCU) from universities and colleges across the UK will meet in Harrogate for the union’s annual policy-setting congress over the spring bank holiday weekend from 25-27 May.

From small beginnings come great things...

The thorny question of education professionalism is once again raising its battered head above the parapet. In the Further, Adult, Community and Skills sector a new bottom-up democratic and activist body, Tutor Voices, has been launched.

Strikes on next week at three West Midlands colleges

Members of the University and College Union (UCU) will be on strike next week at Coventry College, City of Wolverhampton College and the Warwickshire College Group in a dispute over pay.

Government review of unconditional university offers “perfect opportunity” for radical overhaul

Responding to calls today (Friday) from education secretary Damian Hinds for a review of university admissions, following controversy over the use of unconditional offers, the University and College Union (UCU) said the review was a perfect opportunity to look at a radical overhaul of how and when students apply to university.

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