A wave of University and College Union (UCU) strikes is set to take place in Exeter and across the country throughout February and March
UCU announces dates for 18 days of strike action
The University and College Union (UCU) has released the dates for their 18 days of strike action. Over 70,000 staff across 150 UK universities will be taking part in industrial action during February and March.
Who runs Britain?
Joseph Terry examines the ongoing strikes in Britain to unearth: who is really running the country?
UCU announces three days of strike action at the end of November
The University and College Union (UCU) has confirmed that it intends to take three days of strike action at the end of November, alongside a marking and assessment boycott in the new year.
Railway strikes in Devon and Cornwall impact the academic lives of students
The Transport Salaried Staffs’ Association (TSSA) announced that Great Western Railway (GWR) would join the strike action that took place in early October, causing disruption for many in Devon and Cornwall.
USS Pensions Officer for UCU speaks out
One of our Deputy Editors for Exeposé sat down with the USS (Universities Superannuation Scheme) Pension Officer for Union and University College Union (UCU).
Pension Strikes in France: What is Going on and Why?
Foreign Correspondent in France, Katie Fox, explains the country’s latest strikes and outlines why people have decided to protest the government’s pension reform plans.
“It’s the last option we have” University staff strikes over pensions and pay begin in Exeter
University staff members took to the picket lines across Streatham and Penryn today to protest against freefalling working conditions and changes to their pension benefits. The University and Colleges Union (UCU), the largest Higher Education union in the world, have announced eight days of industrial action that will run from 25 November to 4 December. […]
78 per cent of Exeter Students Vote To Support UCU Cause
The Students’ Guild have voted to support the UCU cause as a result of an online poll they held. 78% of students have voted to support the cause, with 2,427 students voting. The Guild ran the poll from 11 Nov to 20 Nov, with the multiple choice question “What stance do you have regarding the […]
Exeter UCU launches anti-casualisation campaign
Exeter UCU are asking university senior management for a full of review of working practices. Exeter’s branch of the University and College Union launched a campaign on Friday (13 September) to combat insecure staff contracts, with national UCU General Secretary Jo Grady in attendance. Branch Vice-President and anti-casualisation lead Rhian Keyse outlined the union’s demands, […]