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Do you support your lecturer?

» 24 October 2013 » 8 Comments

  NOTE: This article has been updated to reflect more recent strike action for the pay dispute… On Thursday 6th  and Monday 10th February, many staff members at Universities across the country will walk out, as the trade union for our lecturers (UCU), have voted again to go on strike. UCU (the main Union for […]

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Union Council 21st Nov – The Decisions Taken

» 28 November 2011 » No Comments

On Monday 21st November the second Union Council of the year (and the first adopting the new system) was held in the cube. Council is where the highest decisions of the Union are made by elected students, and was split into three sections for the first time, an informal ideas discussion, a policy debate and […]

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A Call to Arms – Use your Voice!

» 10 November 2011 » 3 Comments

Almost a year on from the “Demolition” marches of last year – SUSU peacefully marched again in protest against the cuts and changes being made to Higher Education by the Coalition Government. Having sent a coach of SUSU students to London, who joined up with thousands of other protesters, students and workers from all over […]

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University Staff to Strike

» 22 March 2011 » No Comments

As you may have heard from the Wessex Scene, members of University staff affiliated to UCU are set to strike this coming Thursday (24th). Billy Fitzjohn (SUSU President) & I have been in dialogue with the Vice Chancellor to ensure that the effects of the strike are minimised for students. The University are unable to […]

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