• UCU elects general secretary

    Jo Grady has been elected the new general secretary of the University and College Union, though on a turnout of only 20 per cent. The employment relations lecturer at the University of Sheffield secured 64 per cent of the vote, almost double that of second-place Matt Waddup, UCU’s national head of policy and campaigns, who

    14.10 May. 24th, 2019 | News

  • Strike called off at Bradford College after voluntary redundancy concession

    Strike action at Bradford College has been called off at the last minute, after it agreed to reopen its voluntary redundancy scheme. Members of the University and College Union who work at the college, which was hit with two financial notices to improve in recent months and was bailed out twice in December, had been due

    11.12 May. 22nd, 2018 | News

  • Staff at colleges striking for up to 7 days in exam season

    Staff at a host of colleges across the country will walk out on strike for up to seven days over exam season, in the latest action in an ongoing dispute over pay. Ten colleges, nine of which are in London, will be affected in the latest round of action in May and early June, organised

    13.38 May. 9th, 2018 | News