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UCU Aberdeen to strike over widespread budget cuts

The Aberdeen University and College Union (UCU) has voted to for strike in response to widespread budget cuts at the University of Aberdeen (UoA), with a 60 per cent turnout…

Students are taking their universities to court: here’s what it could mean for you

It’s an experience that most students who were at university in 2020-22 would prefer to forget. Closed campuses, online lectures, and imprisonment in halls of residence. No sooner had the…

Journalists at The Scotsman and Edinburgh Evening News join nationwide strike

Journalists at newspapers across the UK and Ireland have taken to the picket line three times in September in hopes of better pay. After winning a ballot for industrial action…

How will the upcoming RMT strikes affect Eurovision?

I have to hand it to the RMT; placing the upcoming rail strikes on the weekends of the Eurovision song contest in Liverpool, and the FA Cup final at Wembley,…

Next two weeks of strike action called off – here’s what you need to know

The University and College Union (UCU) has announced that the next two weeks of strike action against higher education institutions in the UK have been called off. Therefore, planned strikes…

University – an exercise in futility?

As I’m sure you are aware, we are living in a winter of discontent. It seems that strike action has taken hold in practically every public service in the country,…

Who’s on strike in Scotland? Your guide to strikes in February and March

Workers across various sectors in Scotland are set to take strike action in February, continuing the recent UK strike wave. Here are the groups of workers taking strike action in…

Strikes, strikes and more strikes

One of the reasons I chose to write on the strikes this week is that I had a bunch of free time. I wouldn’t think, as a third-year student, that…