Keep up the strikes!

Manchester Strike 25/9/23

Our Union, our Disputes, our Sector in Danger

  • Solidarity is the way to rebuild

  • Build the reballot

  • We need to debate the action we need to win

Our Higher Education strikes this week are essential for the future of our …

No retreat into a service union

A paradox in UCU’s leadership under General Secretary Jo Grady exists. Her leadership has been defined by the adoption of an ‘organising’ model championed by the writer and activist Jane McAlevey. Yet faced with intransigent employers the actual model being …

UCU: A Union without a leadership

The Marking and Assessment boycott has been on since 20th April, and has proved the power of members to halt the universities’ ability to award degrees. Members have shown a magnificent willingness to take and sustain the action in the …

UCU Left Pre Congress Meeting

UCU’s annual Congress takes place at a crucial time for the union and with its leadership under increasing scrutiny.

As we gather in Glasgow, Higher Education branches will probably still be participating in a UK-wide marking and assessment boycott, with …