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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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Campus in the spotlight: how Sussex became focus of row over trans rights
What started as protest calling for a lecturer to be sacked has evolved into a fraught debate over academic freedom and student safety

Sally Weale

16, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Professor says career ‘effectively ended’ by union’s transphobia claims
Sussex chapter of the UCU urges university to undertake investigation into ‘institutional transphobia’

Richard Adams Education editor

12, Oct, 2021 @5:34 PM

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UK university staff to vote on strike action in coming academic year
Exclusive: battle over steep cuts to pension benefits reignites just as campuses recover from Covid

Richard Adams Education editor

16, Sep, 2021 @5:42 PM

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Awaiting a ‘tsunami of Covid’: UK lecturers fear students’ return
Unions are calling for compulsory masks and social distancing as the government demands face-to-face teaching

Anna Fazackerley

11, Sep, 2021 @8:00 AM

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UK university staff: how to do you feel about working on campus?
As a new academic year approaches, we would like to hear from university staff about working on campus and teaching in person

Guardian community team

01, Sep, 2021 @9:20 AM

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The Guardian view on academic freedom: ministers’ claims don’t add up | Editorial
Editorial: The government says it is the champion of free speech in universities. But its actions tell another story


18, Jul, 2021 @5:25 PM

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One small step for three men could be a giant leap for mankind | Brief letters
Brief letters: Socialist specialists | Winifred Nowottny | University lectures | Branson, Bezos and Musk | Middle name confusion


13, Jul, 2021 @5:16 PM

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We need a revolution in university teaching – and online-only lectures could start it | Simon Jenkins
The idea has met with uproar from Manchester students, but if it results in more teaching hours, all the better, says Guardian columnist Simon Jenkins

Simon Jenkins

09, Jul, 2021 @12:30 PM

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UK universities’ tuition income rises by a third, outpacing staff pay
Staff ‘will be sickened’ by £21.5bn takings while salaries of lecturers rose by just 10%, says union leader

Rachel Hall

30, Jun, 2021 @5:59 PM

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Peter Gibson obituary
Other lives: Artist and musician who performed with Brett Marvin and the Thunderbolts

Hanelle Levine

30, Jun, 2021 @3:20 PM

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Studying history should not be only for the elite, say academics
As two UK universities cut their courses, historians fear others could follow

Anna Fazackerley

01, May, 2021 @7:30 AM

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