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Higher education members to be balloted on strike action

National pay offer rejected by two thirds of members in recent consultation

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Tuition fees review ‘needs to support wider access’

UNISON calls for the abolition of fees and free higher education in response to Theresa May’s review

UNISON welcomes Cambridge living wage move

University to seek formal accreditation from Living Wage Foundation – a move which UNSION says should be copied across all UK universities

Conference vows to step up campaign against HE marketisation

‘Fully funded, high quality higher education system that delivers for students and the wider community is a social good’ delegates agree.

Higher ed: standing up for members during Brexit

UNISON’s university members debate the effects of Brexit

‘We are a force for good,’ UNISON’s university activists hear

Service group chair Denise Ward opens union’s higher ed conference with call to build strength

Open University should not be closed to Cubans

UNISON has issued a statement criticising the Open University for banning students from Cuba.

UNISON and Unite members line a corridor as part of a protest against pension changes at Hull university

Higher education: Hull members protest against pension cuts

Low-paid staff could lose as much as £1,000 a year in retirement

Higher education: Government urged to get a grip on vice chancellor salaries

UNISON has written to universities minister Jo Johnson to call for more transparency in decision-making over pay in the higher education sector.

Unions call on university employers to improve their pay offer

Latest offer ‘does not meet members’ expectations’ and needs to be improved, joint unions tell UCEA at most recent talks

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‘We will defend our members’ interests’ vows university branch

University of South Wales Group launches formal consultation on budget cuts, including possible job losses

Higher education unions submit 2017-18 pay claim

Unions challenge universities to improve pay that has ‘significantly fallen behind inflation’

UNISON’s university workers plan pay campaign

‘Higher education workers deserve fair pay’ conference declares as it sets out plans to build joint pay claim with fellow unions

Union urges universities to ‘get houses in order’ on race

Figures show Black workers to be under-represented in higher education workforce

Academics back strike by King’s College cleaners

Cleaners set to strike as private employer plans to axe hours and jobs