UNISON voices concern at post-18 education proposals

The union sees a missed opportunity in both further and higher education to create a system placing students and staff at their heart

BTec exams must be cancelled now urges UNISON

Staff running these exams, many of them already at heightened risk, will be exposed to unnecessary additional danger

Higher education members reject ‘insulting’ pay freeze

UNISON members vote overwhelmingly to reject the 0% pay offer, which amounts to a pay cut, in higher education

University support staff left carrying the can for chaotic start of term

Workers are angry at being left to manage the fallout, threats and abuse

UNISON urges Bangor University to ‘put people before buildings’

Third round of job cuts being rushed into due to an ‘anticipated shortfall’ of students

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Unions say HE employers’ pay freeze proposal is unacceptable

New Joint Negotiating Committee for Higher Education Staff will meet employers again after new living wage rates are announced

University staff speak out about COVID-19 fears

‘It just feels like a ticking time bomb until there’s a big outbreak here. Since the students came back, it feels like I’m on the frontline’

SOAS members secure victory against compulsory redundancies

Planned strike action saw management agree to return to talks and offer workers redeployment deal

SOAS staff to strike against cuts

Support workers at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) have voted overwhelmingly to take action to save jobs

UNISON reps at the University of East Anglia Amanda Chenery-Howes and Dylan Brook Davies

Winning a change of heart at the University of East Anglia

With COVID-19 affectedly higher education finances badly, reps at the University of East Anglia worked to ensure that lower-paid members didn’t suffer as a result

UNISON calls for ‘sustainable and sufficient’ university funding

Call comes amid chaos caused by government handling of A-level results

External shoot of buildings at Napier University

Napier staff to be balloted over planned redundancies

UNISON also calls on the Scottish government to ensure its fair work standards are applied at the Edinburgh university

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HE executive rejects employers’ proposed pay freeze

Executive members ‘angered, dismayed and disappointed’

HE employers announce 2020 pay freeze proposal

UNISON and the joint higher education trade unions have expressed say they’re “extremely disappointed” at a proposal to freeze pay for higher education support staff

UNISON demands extra government funding to save universities from crisis

‘A world without universities would be tragic. I just can’t comprehend it’

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