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New UCU strike dates announced for March

Staff at the University of Edinburgh will strike again from Monday March 21 to Friday March 25, over pension cuts, working conditions and pay.   This new strike action comes after 10 days of strikes in February. The University and College Union (UCU) announced last Friday that universities will face more  strikes before Easter, with strikes at […]

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Features

‘We can all work towards pay equality’: interview with BBC news presenter Carrie Gracie

The Student sat down with Carrie Gracie, former BBC China Editor and current BBC News presenter to talk about her life as a journalist and the experience of covering China’s biggest stories. Her recently published book ‘Equal: A Story of Women, Men and Money’ is partly a memoir of her battle with the BBC over gender […]

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Sport

World Surf League announce equal tournament prize money for male and female competitors

Over the summer months many would have wrestled with a long foamy surfboard in the messy white wash of a sandy beach. Meanwhile, female surfers on the Pro Tour have been fighting for the same monetary rewards as their male counterparts and not without success. Now, not only have they achieved greater earning potential but […]