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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…

Strike ballot opens at Aberdeen University over cuts to language degrees

Following Aberdeen University’s decision to cut single-honours language degrees, staff are balloting on strike action over potential job losses. The ballot opened on 4 January, and will run until 7…

UNISON Scotland school staff to strike

School support staff who are members of UNISON Scotland, will take strike action for three days next week. UNISON Scotland is the largest trade union representing council workers, including cleaners,…

The Gaudie: UCEA chair, UoA principal wanted staff to ‘feel pain along the way’ in UCU boycott

An investigation by The Gaudie has revealed that UCEA chair and University of Aberdeen principal George Boyne said staff boycotting marking work should feel “pain” from pay deductions. In a…

University of Edinburgh to withhold 50 per cent of pay from staff taking part in marking and assessment boycott

The University of Edinburgh will withhold 50 per cent of pay from staff who take part in the upcoming marking and assessment boycott. Edinburgh staff learned of the pay withholdings…

Queen Margaret University to withhold all pay from staff taking part in marking and assessment boycott

Queen Margaret University (QMU) has told its staff it will withhold all pay from any employees taking part in the UCU’s upcoming UK-wide marking and assessment boycott. University staff received…

UK-wide marking and assessment boycott to start on 20 April

On Thursday April 20, the University and College Union (UCU) will begin a UK-wide marking and assessment boycott that will affect students at the University of Edinburgh. Boycotting staff members…

Student Activism on Film

The late 90s saw a slew of films centred on student activism and student politics. Previously, such depictions on film had been limited to tragic stories of youth cut short…