Lecturers' pay

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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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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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Covid-19 shows up UK universities' shameful employment practices | Stefan Collini
Instead of supporting the 54% of staff on insecure contracts, many managers are using the pandemic to sack them

Stefan Collini

28, Apr, 2020 @6:30 AM

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Manchester University braced for losses of more than £270m
Vice-chancellor warns of possible pay cuts and job losses in wake of coronavirus pandemic

David Batty

25, Apr, 2020 @9:52 AM

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Hundreds of university staff to be made redundant due to coronavirus
Lecturers, researchers and support staff with insecure contracts at three universities have lost their jobs

David Batty

02, Apr, 2020 @8:02 AM

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'It can't go on': students join lecturers on the picket line
Students in Manchester express solidarity with ‘overworked, underpaid’ staff

Lucy Campbell

20, Feb, 2020 @7:27 PM

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Thousands of university workers strike across UK
Academic and support staff take action over pay, pensions and working conditions

Sally Weale and Laith Al-Khalaf

20, Feb, 2020 @1:33 PM

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UK academics must stand up to stop universities becoming sweatshops | Steven Jones
Employment practices akin to dubious fashion outlets mean qualified professionals are used as poorly paid casual labour

Steven Jones

28, Jan, 2020 @6:45 AM

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Thousands of UK academics 'treated as second-class citizens'
Report claims higher education institutions have created pool of low-paid staff for teaching and research

Richard Adams Education editor

20, Jan, 2020 @6:05 AM

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In the 2020s universities need to step up as a central pillar of civil society | Jonathan Wolff
We need better student mental health care, fairer staff contracts – and the strength to resist the chill from on high

Jonathan Wolff

07, Jan, 2020 @6:45 AM

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Don't mislead applicants, regulator warns universities
Institutions should not use inappropriate inducements, says Office for Students

Richard Adams Education editor

19, Dec, 2019 @12:01 AM

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Staff warn of 'intimidatory' tactics at Liverpool University after strike
Staff who went on strike over pay and pensions asked to work for free or face penalties as university employers refuse to discuss low wages

Rachel Hall

06, Dec, 2019 @4:53 PM

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