The UCU is now offering free membership to the thousands of PhD students who also teach in our universities –
and it could be a real game-changer, says SALLY HUNT
Tuesday 12th Sep 2017
posted by Morning Star in Features
MORE than two-thirds of university bosses sit on committees that decide their own pay, research by the University and College Union (UCU) revealed yesterday.
The study found a lack of transparency over vice-chancellors’ salaries, with former education minister Lord Adonis, a key...
Thursday 24th Aug 2017
posted by Steve Sweeney in Britain
The new higher education rankings system is unfair and not fit for purpose, writes SALLY HUNT
Wednesday 5th Jul 2017
Sally Hunt calls on lecturers to back Corbyn
Monday 29th May 2017
With the nature of the world of work constantly changing, SALLY HUNT welcomes Labour’s commitment to investing in adult education
Saturday 27th May 2017
by Felicity Collier THE gender pay gap in academia will take 40 years to close based on current trends, the University and College Union (UCU) warned yesterday.
Since 2013-14, the pay gap has remained frozen at around 12 per cent, the union said in a new report.
Friday 26th May 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
by Felicity Collier
MANCHESTER Metropolitan University staff have been banned from holding a union meeting on campus as a dispute over job cuts intensifies.
The University and College Union (UCU) said the decision was “last minute” and unprecedented,...
Thursday 27th Apr 2017
UNIVERSITY and College Union (UCU) members have re-elected general secretary Sally Hunt in a close contest.
Ms Hunt, the only person to have led the union after becoming its first general secretary in 2007, faced off challenger Jo McNeill, the union revealed yesterday.
Friday 3rd Mar 2017
STUDENT fees and taxpayers’ cash are funding luxury lifestyles of Britain’s university heads, a union blasted as it revealed vice-chancellors received an average of £277,834 last year.
The analysis by University and College Union (UCU) published today showed that 55...
Thursday 23rd Feb 2017
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
If the government is serious about improving social mobility, then it must properly invest in our education, writes SALLY HUNT
Saturday 19th Nov 2016