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

How much have higher education workers lost?

UNISON launches ‘salary loss calculator’ for UK university staff ahead of September’s industrial action ballot

The Higher Education and Research Bill will inhibit the life chances of a generation

UNISON has written to MPs to express deep concern about the Higher Education and Research Bill, which is having its second reading in Parliament today.

UNISON backs Scottish higher education reform bill

Bill proposing to give unions a seat on all university courts dye to receive third reading in Scottish Parliament

Universities in the money?

UNISON calls on higher education employers to invest in staff after £1bn+ surplus unveiled for third year in a row

student nurses hold a banner

Higher ed conference backs campaign to keep NHS bursaries

Higher education delegates pledge to lobby for a reversal of Chancellor George Osborne’s decision to scrap bursary

UNISON launches higher education pay campaign

Higher education conference backs call for 5% or £1,000 pay rise