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UCU calls for radical overhaul of university admissions as OfS launches review

It is time for a radical overhaul of how students apply to university, said the University and College Union (UCU) today (Thursday), as the universities’ regulator launched a major review of university admissions.

Union announces 14 strike days at 74 UK universities in February and March

Seventy-four UK universities* will be hit with 14 days of strike action in February and March, the University and College Union (UCU) announced today (Monday). The action will start on Thursday 20 February and escalate each week, culminating with a week-long walkout from Monday 9 to Friday 13 March.

Staff at another 14 universities can join strike action

The number of UK universities who could be hit with strike action this term now stands at 74 following a series of reballots in disputes over pensions, and over pay and conditions.

Two-day strike at Tower Hamlets college in row over pay

Staff at the Tower Hamlets branch of New City College will begin a 48-hour walkout tomorrow (3 December) as part of an ongoing dispute over pay and conditions.

Unions secure recognition agreement with training provider Total People

The University and College Union (UCU) and Unison have signed a recognition agreement with the training provider Total People, the union announced today (Tuesday).


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