The University of Leeds’ LGBTQ+ Staff Network and University College Union (UCU) have written a joint letter to the VC Simone Buitendijk calling for an end to what they call the “hostile environment” on campus for transgender staff and students
After pressure applied by students and staff, the University of Leeds has withdrawn its draft changes to the Trans Equality Policy. Safi Bugel reports.
Ana Hill Lopez-Menchero reports on the current situation around the University of Leeds.
The University’s response to the pandemic was poorly coordinated, unsympathetic and reckless, according to some student and staff. Clarissa Leung reports.
It has been revealed in a Freedom of Information request to the University of Leeds that the Converse Column, situated at the southeast end of campus, cost the University £117,241 to build in 2018. On […]
With March being home of both International Women’s Day and planned strikes endorsed by the UCU, we look again to the issues of the gender pay gap and how this affects higher education. Whilst many […]
UCU has announced another wave of strikes this semester. The key issues – pay, equality, casualisation, and workloads – have not changed. Whilst the November strikes led to some concessions, the main demands have not […]
The University trade union UCU have announced that their members have voted to take 14 days of strike action in February and March of this year. UCU represents most academic staff, including lecturers and professions, managerial […]
From Monday 25th November to Wednesday 4th December, eight days of strikes took place at sixty universities across the UK. Forty thousand members of university staff took part in industrial action to back continuing debates […]
As I’m writing this, you can find me bundled up behind my laptop, in my nice, warm room, wearing some hideous pyjamas, all while listening to the Mamma Mia Soundtrack over-and-over (sorry, flatmates). And no, […]
Staff at the University of Leeds have gone on strike this week for the second time in eighteen months, resulting in yet more disruption to students. The unresolved row between Universities UK (UUK) and the […]
The University of Leeds is one of sixty higher education institutions where members of the trade union UCU have voted in favour of taking industrial action. UCU represents most academic staff, including lecturers and professions,managerial […]