ucu strikes



Glasgow’s UCU branch passes motion allowing independent action

15th April 2022

Motion 5 passed at the last branch meeting will allow Glasgow’s UCU branch to coordinate their own dates and times for industrial action. At their last branch meeting UCU Glasgow passed motion 5 allowing industrial action to be taken outside of coordinated UCU strikes.  According to UCU Glasgow, this was necessary because it considered that ...


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 ...


UCU strike action confirmed

5th February 2022

University staff to walk out for 10 days of industrial action over ongoing pay and pension disputes, as the University of Glasgow “guarantees” minimisation of impact to students during this time. The University and Colleges Union (UCU) has confirmed university strike action will take place across 68 universities in the UK, including the University of ...


Why lecturers are voting ‘yes’ to industrial action

4th November 2021

 The Glasgow Guardian speaks to University of Glasgow staff on their decision to support UCU strikes. The University and College Union (UCU) have announced that 76% of their members voted in favour of taking strike action over pension cuts.  A strike ballot held by the University and College Union (UCU) saw University of Glasgow staff ...