Tag Archives: UCU

Where next after the HE Bill? – Sean Wallis and Lee Jones

For a week or so it appeared as if the Conservatives had pulled the plug on the Higher Education and Research Bill (HE Bill) by calling a Brexit General Election on June 8th. Only negotiations with the Labour front bench … Continue reading

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The Higher Education and Research Bill Comes to Lancaster! – Julie Hearn

At Lancaster University we held a series of three successful events over the course of a week (19-26 October 2016) to raise awareness of the Higher Education and Research Bill and the united opposition to it, culminating in the national … Continue reading

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After the Third Convention – what next?

The Convention for Higher Education met at University College London on 15 October. This Third Convention was a working meeting discussing the Government’s Higher Education and Research Bill and organising against it. Headlines Delegates agreed that the Convention will call … Continue reading

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Third Convention Report

Introduction Prof John Holmwood opened the Convention on behalf of the Steering Committee, explaining what had happened since the Second Convention, the Alternative White Paper and the campaign over the summer. This Convention included representatives of the NUS and colleagues from … Continue reading

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Guardian letter

Tuition fee ‘gold rush’ behind Coventry crisis (The Guardian, 29 September 2016) Add your name Sign the UCU petition The decision by the Government in 2014 to remove caps on student numbers created a gold rush in the English university … Continue reading

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AWP launch at Cambridge University

Defending the Public University: A discussion of the Alternative White Paper for Higher Education Monday 20 June, 17.00-19.00 Room 2, Mill Lane Lecture Theatres map | Facebook event | Poster (PDF)

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