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UK university staff make breakthrough in strike dispute with employers
Unions and UCEA declare agreement ‘on terms of reference for detailed negotiations’ on pay and conditions

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

15, Mar, 2023 @3:47 PM

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It’s not ‘wokery’ or snowflakes strangling free expression in universities – it’s the Conservative party | Kojo Koram
Students and academics know cancelling speakers is trivial compared with the structural collapse in tertiary education, says academic Kojo Koram

Kojo Koram

03, Feb, 2023 @12:51 PM

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Strikers unite across England: ‘Our disputes may be separate but we have one aim’
Voices from picket lines and protests in Bristol, Birmingham and London on a day of mass industrial action

Steven Morris, Jessica Murray and Tobi Thomas

01, Feb, 2023 @2:18 PM

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Universities condemned over threat to dock all pay of striking staff
Queen Mary in London and Wolverhampton criticised for ‘brutalising’ stance against employees

Anna Fazackerley

27, Nov, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Larry Rudling obituary
Other lives: Teacher and tutor with a passion for adult education

Peter Thomas

17, Nov, 2022 @8:24 PM

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UK university staff vote for strike action over pay, conditions and pensions
Union calls on vice-chancellors to negotiate to prevent higher education being brought to ‘complete standstill’

Sally Weale Education correspondent

24, Oct, 2022 @3:20 PM

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The Guardian view on college strikes: a 2.5% pay rise isn’t enough | Editorial
Editorial: Cancelled lessons are an unhappy prospect, but further education teachers have had a raw deal for years


20, Sep, 2022 @5:35 PM

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Black students frustrated at lack of action on university racism, MPs told
Academics and student leaders tell committee black students and staff face ‘ingrained institutional racism’

Richard Adams Education editor

18, May, 2022 @6:24 PM

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UK universities ‘too slow’ to address staff-student sexual relationships
New guidance says ‘given the power differentials’ relationships should be ‘strongly discouraged’

Sally Weale Education correspondent

28, Feb, 2022 @5:38 PM

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Cambridge lecturers accuse university of ‘explosive workloads’
Staff complain of low pay amid pressure to deliver institution’s famous one-on-one tutorials

Rachel Hall

28, Feb, 2022 @2:27 PM

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A decade of marketisation has left lecturers with no choice but to strike | Jacob Mukherjee
The shake-up of universities has led to lower pensions, job insecurity and cuts to courses, says Goldsmiths lecturer Jacob Mukherjee

Jacob Mukherjee

04, Dec, 2021 @8:00 AM

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UK universities and colleges face three days of strikes in December
Staff at 58 institutions voted to strike over pay and conditions and to stop cuts to pensions

Richard Adams Education editor

16, Nov, 2021 @5:51 PM

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