Monthly Archives: June 2011

UCU members vote to step-up industrial action in pensions row

Members of UCU this afternoon voted to step up their campaign of industrial action in an increasingly bitter row over changes to their pensions. The escalation of action could see widespread disruption to marking, the admissions process and exams. Delegates … Continue reading

Launch of new private arts and humanities college is proof government is entrenching ‘inequality’

5 June 2011 UCU today described the launch of the New College of Humanities, which plans to charge £18,000 annual fees, as further proof that the government’s university funding plans will entrench ‘inequality’ within higher education. Under the new fee … Continue reading