strikes



Further UCU strike action to take place this week

21st March 2022

The University and College Union (UCU) has announced further strike action commencing 21 March. The University of Glasgow, along with 68 other UK universities, is to be affected by further strike action this semester. This is commencing with five days of action from 21 March to 25 March, in which 39 universities will participate. The ...


UofG students support the strikes

7th March 2022

The Glasgow Guardian has conducted research into University of Glasgow student opinions regarding the ongoing UCU strike action. The Glasgow Guardian spoke to University of Glasgow students on campus and set up an online survey to gain insight into student opinions regarding the ongoing UCU strike action.  The majority of students who took part in ...


SRC reiterate endorsement for strikes

15th February 2022

The SRC have reiterated their endorsement for the 10-day UCU strikes which began today (Monday 14 February) following a dispute between University staff over pension cuts, lower pay, failing equality standards and worsening work conditions. Their reiterated endorsement was made on Twitter, where they provided a link to their original statement on the strikes from ...


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 ...