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University and College Union, UK trade union for academics, lecturers, trainers, researchers & academic-related staff in further and higher education.
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UCU 1h
Continuing with in-person teaching is putting staff and students at risk.
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UCU 5h
"Students who spoke to the Guardian said the university had failed to support students who were stuck in their flats for weeks on end."
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UCU 20h
Mapping LGBT+ Progress: Reviewing Progress Towards LGBT+-Equality and Liberation to Date, and Looking Ahead
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UCU Oct 19
We support the campaign to
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UCU Oct 19
Government plans to cut the Union Learning Fund means hundreds of thousands of workers will miss out on an education in the workplace. UCU supports the campaign to . Sign the petition:
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UCU Oct 19
Register now for the taster event for the 'Transforming UCU' programme, tomorrow, 4-5pm. You'll hear from graduates of the programme in FE and HE who have led and won campaigns in their branches. If you enjoyed , you'll enjoy this⚡️
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UnionNewsUK Oct 19
UCU launches petition demanding universities move online
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UCU Oct 18
If we want to stop further spread of Covid, time is of the essence. Education needs funding now. Failure to underwrite lost income has already led to uncontrollable outbreaks in many Universities. Government must stop prevaricating on this & face up-to the crisis they’ve created.
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UCU Oct 18
For some journalists facts and analysis matter. Great piece from .
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UCU Oct 18
because universities insisted on bringing students back to campus for in-person activities. This is despite SAGE recommending in Sept to move online. The best way UUK and universities could help would be to prioritise student and staff safety and
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UCU Oct 18
The financial model that's turned higher education into a market has failed. We need to move online now and let students be released from their accommodation contracts. We need a new funding model for higher education.
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Tes Further Ed Oct 17
All colleges should close down for a two-week "circuit breaker" over half term, says
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UCU Oct 16
. said unless universities listen to staff "health and safety concerns" UCU would "support them to take action to support themselves.”
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Dr Eleanor Warren Oct 16
Replying to @ucu @UM_UCU
'The pandemic has exposed deep-rooted flaws in how higher education is funded.' We knew this already, but it is now clear for all to see. Please sign the petition if you are a member
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UCU Northumbria Oct 16
We agree with the verdict of readers
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FE News Oct 16
UCU says all colleges must copy Preston College's two week 'circuit breaker' | UCU
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UCU Oct 16
Replying to @zenscara @BBCRadioKent
Listen to tell why universities need to 👇
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Dr Eleanor Warren Oct 16
It's all just so heartbreaking and enraging.
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Martyn Moss Oct 16
Protect staff and students: fair funding and online learning now - sign the petition today
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UCU Oct 16
UCU's Andrew Harden said: 'Preston College has shown real leadership in halting in-person teaching for two weeks to protect staff and students, while it considers how best to teach safely under Covid. We call on all colleges to follow its example.'
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