Tag : strike

Comment | Support the teacher's strike!

5 years ago / 0 comments

This Halloween, staff from the University and Colleges Union (UCU,) Unite and Unison took industrial action against higher education campuses across the country.  The strike came as part of an ongoing dispute with University management that arose following a pay cut of 13 per cent since 2008, at a time when … Read More

News | University staff strike

5 years ago / 0 comments

Lectures and seminars across the University were cancelled yesterday as lecturers and staff took to the streets over cuts to pay and working conditions. Pickets were held at every entrance to the University followed by a march from Parkinson steps to Victoria Gardens. The strike marks the first joint union … Read More

News | In pictures – Leeds education workers on strike

5 years ago / 0 comments

Staff at the University of Leeds went on strike on Thursday in protest over pay and cuts to higher education. They proceeded to join striking staff from Leeds Met and other members of the public on a march towards Victoria Square. LS Head of Photography Leo Garbutt was there and … Read More

News | University lecturers strike

5 years ago / 0 comments

Lecturers throughout the university have been on strike today over demands for higher pay. The Edward Boyle library cut its opening hours from 9am-5pm, with the Brotherton closing at 4pm. Whilst the union remains open, cafes across campus such as Parkinson Court Cafe, Dolce Vita, The Edge Cafe all closed … Read More

Sleepless nights and many strikes in Sheffield

6 years ago / 0 comments

 BUCs 2013 Ten-Pin Bowling Richard Turner It was early on a cold Saturday morning in Sheffield… and thankfully the LUUTBC Men’s team was in the warm, bowling in the annual BUCS Student Championships. This year, the oil patterns were varied every set, and the long awaited return of Nottingham Trent … Read More