4 April 2020
Britain’s universities are among those making workers redundant, as coronavirus exposes the extent to which higher education has mortgaged its future to the international markets.
11 December 2017
The Open University has now agreed to admit students from Cuba after criticism from educational unions and others – reversing its view that it could not go against the USA.
7 December 2017
The government is giving up to £15 million over three years to support the establishment of a new, private, tech university to be based at a campus in Hereford city centre.
23 February 2017
Cleaners at King’s College London have been offered higher staffing levels after going on strike over excessive workload and a threat of reorganisation.
31 May 2016
University academic staff in the University and College Union began their campaign of industrial action with two-day strike on 25 and 26 May. More action will follow.
16 June 2015
University and College Union members in higher education across Britain are currently being consulted on the “full and final” offer for 2015-16 made to the union by the University and Colleges Employers Association.