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Staff call for bonus following University of the Year award

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Staff at Leeds ask for £500 bonus following University of the Year award Over 500 members of staff at the University of Leeds have signed a petition requesting a £500 bonus as a ‘thank you’ for their hard work. This year Leeds received The Times and The Sunday Times ‘University … Read More

News | Third strike lucky?

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Dozens of members of staff went on strike on Thursday following what they have described as “an increasingly bitter row over pay”. Members of University staff and students stood outside the Union building in solidarity and listened to talks from striking staff. They then moved to Parkinson steps, the starting … Read More

Photojournal | Staff on strike – "It's the last resort today"

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“What’s twenty times six?” asks Ann Blair, law lecturer and President of University of Leeds University and College Union (UCU). “One hundred and twenty”. “Well. That’s how many mince pies I’ve been distributing on the picket lines this morning.” It’s a good effort: hundreds of lecturers, administrators and various support … Read More

News | Universities prepare for second strike

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A second strike is to be held on December 3 as pay disputes among University academics and staff continue. Staff across the country have been working to contracted hours since November 1, as unfair pay remains an issue. The first strike was held on Thursday, October 31 and saw lecture … Read More

News | In pictures – Leeds education workers on strike

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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