Splashing the cash on everything but university support staff

The University of West England is investing in a football stadium and spending on building projects, but it’s still refusing to pay low-waged staff decently

University staff distribute food to help students through strike

Staff at Liverpool University hand out food to make sure students will have enough to eat on the next strike day

Higher education members set for second strike

Talks at ACAS fail to produce any movement, as employers claim they cannot afford an improved offer

Further talks with employers to resolve higher education pay dispute

ACAS is called in to help resolve the higher education pay dispute

Bath unions write to prince over low wages

University of Bath unions disappointed by response of new chancellor Prince Edward to letter about widening pay gap

HE meeting provides no immediate resolution

Employers and unions agree to maintain channels of communication in dispute over 1% pay offer

UNISON prepares for further strike action over HE pay

‘If they don’t make an improved offer, then members will be forced to strike again’, warns union

University staff announce 3 December for second date of strike action

University staff across the UK will walk out for a second day of strike action on Tuesday 3 December, announced trade unions representing university staff today

UNISON pension fund helps boost living wage campaign

UNISON pension fund joins call for publically listed UK companies to pay the wage

UNISON calls for universities to be living wage employers

UNISON and NUS calls for all higher education staff to get a living wage as a minimum

Geldof tells higher education workers “a fair day’s work deserves a fair day’s pay”

Bob Geldof has lent his support to UNISON’s Higher Education members

Strike over ‘phantom pay rise’ leaves universities and colleges resembling ghost towns

Many universities and colleges across the country resemble ghost towns with UNISON members in Higher Education staging a one day walkout in a protest over a phantom pay rise.

A whistle stop tour of the picket lines

Dave Prentis set off on a whistle stop tour of pickets lines in central London on the morning of the higher education pay strike

International messages of support sent to higher ed workers

Unions from Canada, Germany, Greece and Korea support higher ed workers striking today

Solidarity across the UK as strikers come out in force

Strike day begins at midnight with Glasgow walkout and continues to build through morning