• UCU December Strikes Confirmed

    It has todbeen confirmed that industrial action at the University of Nottingham, led by the University and College Union (UCU), will take place between the 1st and 3rd December. The announcement comes after a UCU ballot at the University resulted in majority support for such action. Lauren McGaun reports...
  • BREAKING: University and College Union (UCU) members accept proposals in pensions dispute

    Members of the University and College Union (UCU) have accepted a proposal by Universities UK (UUK) over the university pensions dispute, with 64% accepting the offer and 36% rejecting it. The industrial action is now set to be suspended whilst an independent panel of experts review the valuation of...
  • University of Nottingham UCU branch reject latest proposal on USS pension dispute

    The University of Nottingham (UoN) University College Union (UCU) branch has rejected the latest proposal put forward by Universities UK (UUK) and University College Union (UCU) negotiators over the USS pension dispute. The new proposal outlined a transitional arrangement for three years from 1st April 2019, in which levels...
  • The strike debate – which side are you on?

    First up, let’s get back to basics: Who is deciding to strike? After several months of negotiations and a failure to agree on a solution, the University and College Union (UCU), the trade union for lecturers and other staff at universities, have called for the strike. 88% of UCU...
  • BREAKING: Students’ Union vote to support UCU Industrial Action

    The University of Nottingham Students’ Union (UoNSU) have voted to support the industrial action being taken by the Univesity College Union (UCU) ahead of their proposed 14-day strike over changes to their pension scheme. In a statement released today, the Students’ Union Officers confirmed that the vote, taken by...