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UCU is the largest trade union and professional association for academics, lecturers, trainers, researchers and academic-related staff working in further and higher education throughout the UK.
UCU members vote to accept new pension proposals
UCU members have voted to accept new proposals for their pensions and not restart a marking and assessment boycott at 69 UK institutions. Two-thirds (67.1%) of those who voted agreed to accept the new proposals.
Part-time student enrolments drop by 7%
Part-time student enrolments for UK higher education fell by 7% between 2012/13 and 2013/14, following a fall of 22% in the previous year when the part-time tuition fee cap was raised to £6750.
REF results: UCU response
UCU said today that academic and academic-related staff should be congratulated for their dedication and hard work, following the publication of the Research Excellence Framework (REF) results.
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