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Staff mental health crisis at Scottish universities

21st February 2023

Data shows a 40% increase in Scottish university staff absence due to poor mental health in the past 4 years. Figures obtained by the Scottish Conservative Party via Freedom of Information requests (FOI), reveal an alarming increase in staff absence rates as a result of poor mental wellbeing and stress between 2018-2022. Over the 4-year ...

University under fire for giving higher-paid staff a larger Covid-19 bonus

26th March 2021

Staff on the lowest salaries will receive the least. The University of Glasgow has faced a Twitter backlash as the University’s “Covid bonus” for staff results in the highest earners receiving the greatest cut.  Former rector, Aamer Anwar, reveals the staff bonus will vary depending on your current salary, with the lowest earners receiving £250 ...