Should students should join future UCU picket lines?

8th January 2022

Su Aydin examines the importance of student support through the UCU strikes, especially after the pandemic. Does wisdom really come with age? If that’s the case, I think a 570-year-old university would have the wisdom to treat its staff fairly enough so that they don’t have to strike for basic workers rights. From 1-3 December, ...

SRC will support upcoming UCU staff strikes

23rd November 2021

Following the UCU announcement on 16 November, where the Union announced members will take industrial action in December across multiple UK universities over pay and working conditions, Glasgow’s SRC have emphasised their support for the strikers. On Monday, 22 November, the University of Glasgow’s Student Representative Council (SRC) released a statement announcing that it has ...

Job insecurity at the University at ‘record levels’ according to UCU report

5th November 2021

The UCU annual casualisation report found that 1,149 members of staff are at risk in the next five months. Ahead of the ballot on University College Union (UCU) strike action, the Glasgow branch of the Union produced their annual report on casualisation at the University. The report found record levels of job insecurity at the ...