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Chisomo Kalinga, PhD Nov 14
Last year, I emphatically wrote about solidarity & not crossing picket lines. A day later my immigration solicitor informed me that I would face deportation if I participated in the . Please show compassion towards international staff & students caught up in these rules
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Chisomo Kalinga, PhD Mar 3
I’m truly worried by this & the fact that I don’t really sense media support for . I’ve been curious about the false narratives circulating about academia as a workspace & how we can do a better job conveying it, especially its rampant structural inequalities.
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Jo Grady Feb 11
Who else can remember how cold this was? Who else can remember wondering if they would ever feel warm again? Who else wondered if our collective efforts could save defined benefit USS? Well... we did get warm, & we did save USS. Now we need one last push.
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Luke Fenton-Glynn Dec 4
Pretty sure this is illegal ... ⁦⁩ ⁦
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Dr. Sophie Coulombeau Nov 28
I’m hearing about some really shitty bullying around the . Colleagues who are not being twitter-performative enough for the strike police, or not able to make the picket line in early morning because they have caring commitments, getting aggressive DMs. Cut it out.
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Natasha Saunders Nov 5
Going on again is the last thing I want to do. The thing about it I hate and dread the most is the messaging that always comes down from on-high to try to divide us from our students: "your selfish lecturers don't care about you. Look how willingly they'll disrupt...1/
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UEA UCU says join a union Nov 28
Universities say they can’t afford more for pensions... but...
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Zoë Thomas Nov 25
Dotty supports the strikes!
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David K Smith Nov 27
Relaxing in my favourite coffee shop window in York. Having done some Christmas shopping I am now actually just enjoying thinking about chemistry - one of the problems is addressing is that workload overload gives no time for academics to just think.
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Bill Cooke Dec 5
My letter in the Guardian. University pension crisis is result of mania and mismanagement. John Ralfe troll in 3-2-1....
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Dr Sophie Cooper Nov 27
You can't say that the chalking isn't discipline/building relevant!
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Gareth Mills Nov 8
The Vice-Chancellor of just sent email to all students saying he was 'deeply disappointed' with the staff's decision to go on strike. As both a student and a member of the teaching staff, this was my response.
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Craig Jones Nov 25
Strong show of support for the on day 1 of 8 at We'll be here everyday striking against and and fighting for our
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Keele UCU Feb 26
A rainbow at our picket! Do you think our pensions are at the end of it?
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Maddy Thompson Nov 25
Very excited to get my banner out for our rally at 1pm. NewCASUAL University where 41% of academic staff are on fixed term contracts.
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David Adger Nov 28
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Leeds University UCU Mar 12
Yup - since the physical picket is cancelled it is time to get digital! Make noise, share pics, remember to use hashtags, and email the VC too 🎵🎉🛎 📧
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Steven Jones Nov 25
Proud to be supporting junior colleagues who want universities to be exemplary and caring employers.
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Steve Tombs Nov 25
“In this brave new world, the almost forgotten fall-guys have been the academics whose job it is to deliver “the product” ... The world of our universities has become anxious, tense &, for many, chronically insecure” ⁦⁩ ⁦
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Mary Senior Mar 5
Dreik weather isn’t deterring the picketlines this morning
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