HE


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5 Nov 2019

Build the HE strikes: organise to win

UCU has called eight days of strike action over Higher Education pay and USS pensions before Christmas, one full …

31 Oct 2019

The ballot results are in. UCU members throughout Higher Education are ready to fight to defend their pay and pensions, and to stand up against …

20 Sep 2019

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Ballot papers are out in the national industrial action ballot over pay.

We now have a chance to end ten years of pay erosion …

5 Sep 2019

Take the fight to Boris – Defend Higher Education!
What is at stake
This is what is happening to our USS Defined Benefit pension. If we were …

1 Jun 2019

The Augar report

The disastrous HE tuition fee market experiment of 2011 is unravelling.

The much-trailed Tory-commissioned review into HE funding, the Augar Report, is proposing cuts in tuition fees to £7,500 but a much harder ‘hit’ on students: faster repayment schedules with a lower threshold.

In UCU Left, we have always argued for cutting tuition fees to zero, bringing back grants, and demanding that “all who may benefit can come” to university (the so-called Robbins Principle). For us, Higher Education is the gift each generation bestows on the next – access to knowledge at the highest level. Make the super-rich pay their taxes, and this is entirely feasible.

But that is not what this cut is about.

12 May 2019

Click below for an update on the USS dispute from Carlo Morelli – UCU negotiator on USS JNC.

25 Feb 2019

National Industrial Action: Developing a Strategy to Win
The result of UCU’s equalities and pay ballot is a contradictory and complex outcome. It is both disappointing …

16 Feb 2019

UCU HEC 15th February 2019
Equality and respect
HEC on 15th February has met a new low. And it has had some real lows at times. UCU …

28 Jan 2019

Voting in the Vice President & National Executive Committee elections starts on 1 February and closes on 1 March.

Jo McNeill is the UCU Left candidate for Vice President. Many universities and colleges have already organised hustings, if there isn’t one where you are, please contact Jo to invite her.

To get in touch with Jo and to find out more about her campaign, please see her website.

UCU Left recommends the following candidates for a member-led, democratic and fighting union. More…

24 Jan 2019

Success has a thousand parents, failure is an orphan. That the 2018 USS dispute transformed UCU everyone in the union accepts. Similarly, it was the members …

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