Nigel Farage may masquerade as the workers' friend, but he wants to turn the clock back on immigration, workers' rights and women's rights, a union leader will tell thousands of demonstrators in central London today.
Commenting on National College for Teaching and Leadership figures that show teacher training places in universities will be reduced by 5% next year (2015/16), UCU said university teaching departments are key to producing the high-quality teaching workforce of the future.
Scottish universities such as Glasgow and Edinburgh would be offering pension deals worth thousands of pounds less per year than local rivals such as Glasgow Caledonian or Edinburgh Napier universities if radical proposals for academic pensions are forced through, warns new analysis released today.
Staff at some of the UK's most selective universities will have pensions up to 36% worse than their colleagues at other universities if radical proposals for pensions are forced through, warns new analysis released today.
Responding to Vince Cable's admission that the expansion of private providers in higher education has let in 'a lot of dross' UCU today reiterated its call for government to bring in stringent new regulation and inspection.