• BREAKING NEWS: UoN Students Occupy Coates Auditorium

    A group of students, made up of members from the Left Society, Socialist Students Society, UoN Marxist Society and Labour Students, have occupied the Coates Auditorium Building this morning.   The occupation comes in the wake of ongoing strikes by the Union of Colleges and Universities (UCU) that have...
  • University Strikes Again!

    The UCU have announced 14 strike days that will span February and March affecting universities across the country including the University of Nottingham. The strikes begin with a two-day walkout that will take place on Thursday 20 February and will culminate with a full week beginning on Monday 9thMarch....
  • Update: UCU Strike Action

    Wednesday 4th December saw the end of University and College Union (UCU) strikes as negotiations with UUK were reopened. Striking staff have returned to work but the UCU stresses that the industrial action over pensions, pay and equality is not over yet. The strike action has highlighted major flaws within...
  • University and College Union Announces Strikes

    The University and College Union has announced eight days of strike over working conditions, pay and pensions. Staff from 60 universities, including some of the largest and most prestigious in the country, are to set walk out on the 25th of November until the 4th of December. Amongst the...
  • 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...
  • UCU members to vote on latest UUK proposal

    This week, members of the University and College Union (UCU) will be consulted over proposals aimed at resolving the university staff pensions dispute. This comes after a UCU branch representative meeting on Wednesday 28 March, where the Union’s Higher Education Committee reviewed the latest proposal from the Universities UK...
  • Here’s why the university should be financially compensating students over the strikes

    Four weeks of stressful strikes might prompt some naysayers to joke that the issue has afforded students more lie-in time, but the university strikes are no laughing matter. I must preface this article by saying the views expressed herein are by no means a condemnation of striking staff or...