Strike action in higher education

Global dispatches

UCU has a strong tradition of taking up issues at international and European level where they affect members' professional lives, and also working with partner organisations on solidarity and international development issues identified by the membership through UCU's democratic structures.

  • 22 November 2019

    UCU has written to the Hong Kong government urging the authorities to respect peaceful assembly and freedom of expression and to investigate the use of violence…

  • 22 November 2019

    UCU has written to President Duterte condemning the increased police crackdown on the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT-Philippines) and other civil society and…

  • 20 November 2019

    UCU has issued a statement in support of the national strike in Colombia on 21 November. Paro Nacional en Colombia 21N // National Strike in Colombia Mensaje de…

  • 11 November 2019

    The Latin America Conference 2019  is a good opportunity to hear about the latest developments in the region and how UK trade unionists can offer solidarity. More…

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  • 20 September 2019

    Next steps for the trade union movement A Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) trade union conference takes place in London on Saturday 12 October. This conference…