Tag : strike action

Controversy continues post-October Strikes

11 months ago / 0 comments

From the 11 to the 13 of October, various lecturers went on strike at the University of Leeds to protest the recent developments regarding the basis upon staff may be dismissed from work. To give context, the University and College Union (UCU) aimed to put pressure on the university management to remove the ‘some other substantial reason’ clause (SOSR). The introduction … Read More

Travel | Frog out of water – The joy of French university strike action

5 years ago / 0 comments

Our foreign correspondent in Montpellier experiences the recent university strike action first hand, but can she put aside her British embarrassment and embrace the joy of le revolution? One thing that really strikes me about la France is, ironically, the strikes. I’ve learnt that in England, if we have something … Read More