UCU make a U-turn: Marking boycott cancelled in surprise move

29th May 2022

The University of Glasgow has confirmed this afternoon that the UCU marking boycott has been called off, however states that disputes over pay have not been settled. The University and College Union (UCU) marking boycott at the University of Glasgow, which began on Monday 23 May, has been called off. All assessment processes and marking ...

UCU strike ballot opens for University staff

18th October 2021

Glasgow staff will vote alongside thousands of other academics across the UK on the possibility for strikes before the end of the year. Ballots opened on 18 October for staff at the University of Glasgow and universities across the UK to vote on the possibility of strike action. The strike ballot will remain open from ...

UCU calls for strike action after staff face pension cuts

19th September 2021

The proposed industrial action could see University of Glasgow lecturers striking in November. The University and College Union (UCU) have called industrial action “inevitable” after Universities UK (UUK) voted to approve plans to cut retirement benefits scheme.  Under the new plans lecturers, on the average pay band,  will see a 35% loss in the guaranteed ...