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  • 3 August 2006

    The number of complaints lodged by students against their universities doubled in 2005, according to the Office of the Independent Adjudicator for Higher Education's…

  • 28 July 2006

    After lobbying by UCU, prison educators have won guarantees that the cost and value of their pension will remain effectively unchanged despite a change of employer.…

  • 28 July 2006

    Lecturers at Stoke on Trent College will begin continuous industrial action on Monday (July 31) in protest at their management's plans to press ahead with up to…

  • 27 July 2006

    A year long dispute between Brunel University and UCU has been resolved today. The dispute was called by the Association of University Teachers (now part of the…

  • 26 July 2006

    UCU has now received from the Electoral Reform Society the results of a consultative membership ballot on proposed changes to the Teachers Pension Scheme. The ballot…

  • 26 July 2006

    UCU continues to support the Stop the War Coalition (to which NATFHE and AUT affiliated). UCU members are therefore urged to take note of the following appeal from…

  • 26 July 2006

    Many prison educators - the key to reducing prisoner reoffending, which costs the UK £11 billion a year* - may quit their jobs if their new employers worsen their…

  • 24 July 2006

    A university in the European Capital of Culture 2008, Liverpool, is axing its prestigious Language School and sacking staff. Staff at the Liverpool John Moores…

  • 20 July 2006

    UCU has today called on all academic and academic-related staff to give their input into the future of how research is assessed. The union has been frustrated by…

  • 20 July 2006

    New figures released today relating to the nature and performance of the higher education sector in the UK have revealed a drop in student numbers from lower socio-economic…