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6 November 2019
The University and College Union (UCU) has decisively voted to back strike action in two separate ballots over pensions, pay and conditions in higher education.
5 June 2019
The University and College Union (UCU) conference 2019 took place 25-27 May, at a important time for our union.
5 June 2019
Theresa May has admitted that her and the Tories got it wrong on tuition fees and higher education funding.
27 February 2019
We cannot be discouraged, but should continue to put forward local demands
20 February 2019
Cardiff University plans to cut 380 posts over five years
6 February 2019
It has been revealed that 20 universities are responsible for the massive spike in unconditional offers to students.
23 January 2019
What's necessary is a fighting and democratic leadership to develop a clear strategy for the pay battle
16 January 2019
In October we voted by 70% for strike action - but Tory anti-union laws mean we don't have a legal mandate
7 November 2018
Unison trade union members at universities across the UK voted 62% in favour of strike action after rejecting the employers' final offer of 2% (with slightly higher increases for the lowest paid of up to 2.7%).
7 November 2018
"A university going bust is more likely than at any other point in the last generation". These were the words of Nick Hillman - former advisor to Tory universities minister David Willets.
31 October 2018
June's University and College Union (UCU) congress was shut down when staff walked out in response to motions criticising the general secretary Sally Hunt. The annual democratic congress reconvened on 18 October.
10 October 2018
Big battles loom in post-16 education - the best way to win is to put UCU members in democratic control of our union
26 September 2018
Socialist Students is campaigning for an autumn of resistance against Tory marketisation of our universities. For students, this has meant cuts to education services alongside rising tuition fees and massive debt.
19 September 2018
The vast majority of union members at virtually all universities across the UK are being balloted for strike action over pay
12 September 2018
In 2017 the total student debt in the UK rose to over £100 billion
5 September 2018
The University and College Union demands a pay increase of 7.5% and action to tackle casualisation, the gender pay gap and excessive workloads
4 June 2018
The UCU congress should have been a council of war for the struggle to come.
30 May 2018
It's been an explosive year for the University and College Union
23 May 2018
Staff at Harrogate College were back out on strike for two further days on 17-18 May. This is part of action across the Hull College Group.
28 March 2018
The University of Liverpool has announced 220 redundancies. Vice-Chancellor Janet Beer is also head of Universities UK, the body trying to carry out colossal cuts to university workers' pensions, writes Hugh Caffrey, North West Socialist Party.
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