Tuesday, August 3, 2021
    Tags Universities uk

    Tag: universities uk

    Student unions could face fines over free speech breaches

    Under the new legislation, new freedom of speech and academic duties would be placed on universities and, for the first time, on student unions. Individuals would be granted a right to seek compensation through the courts if the freedom of speech duties of an institution or student union had been breached.

    New strike dates announced as UCU members consider deal

    Union members will vote next week on whether to accept the proposal from Universities UK

    Vice chancellor calls for calm as new pensions deal proposed

    Under the proposed agreement, the current defined benefit pension scheme will remain until at least April 2019

    Six colleges pushed for controversial pension reform

    Leaked documents suggest that several colleges shared the University’s position on risk in the scheme

    Strikes to continue after academics reject new pension deal

    A provisional agreement was made yesterday between the head negotiators of either side, but has now been rejected after pressure from UCU members

    Pension dispute resolution in sight

    An agreement has now been provisionally made, with strike action expected to end on Wednesday

    Academics slam VC over strike intervention

    Her lack of support had prompted the creation of the #JeezLouise hashtag

    Oxford helped ‘drive through’ controversial pension reforms

    Colleges were counted as individual institutions in the pension policy survey, allegedly giving them disproportionate influence

    Students march in support of academic staff

    Oxford SU encouraged students not to use departmental facilities, though college teaching will not be affected