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Manchester redundancies letter

Stop the Manchester cuts and redundancies To be submitted to the Guardian. Add your name As staff across UK universities we are appalled at the proposed staffing cuts at the University of Manchester (Guardian, 13.05.17) including but not limited to … Continue reading

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Letter

An act that Labour must repeal to save higher education (published in The Guardian 12 May) Add your name We commend the Labour Party for calling for the end of the current £9,000 student tuition fee-and-loans regime – for HE and … Continue reading

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Letter

Casualisation is a symptom of a sector-wide crisis (submitted to Guardian 17 November) Add your name The disgrace of casualisation, whilst Vice Chancellors and Principals award themselves salaries multiple times that of the Prime Minster, was graphically and accurately portrayed … Continue reading

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Statement on international students – Third Convention for HE 15 October

The Third Convention for Higher Education convened at UCL today. Delegates united in condemning Home Secretary Amber Rudd’s statements against international students at the Conservative Party Conference as being fundamentally wrong. In addition, we specifically condemn Rudd’s proposal that the … Continue reading

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Johnson’s reply to Green Paper submissions

Colleagues who submitted a response to the Green Paper for Higher Education, Fulfilling our Potential, received the following response from BIS. The subtext should be clear: Minister Jo Johnson and his BIS advisers have simply ignored all criticisms of the proposal. Indeed, in key … Continue reading

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UCL staff support CDBU response

Preamble to UCL Academic and Academic-Related Staff submission, HE Green Paper We welcome the opportunity to comment on this draft document. As academics in UCL, we wish to respond to respond to the consultation on the HE Green Paper by … Continue reading

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