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December strike caused minimal disruption, but raises concerns over the future

Students have reported minimal disruption from the teaching strike that took place from 1-3 December, likely due to how few teaching hours they have anyway. Brigid McMorrow,  a fourth year student, explained that “I don’t feel that the strikes have been massively disruptive. I study English literature and I only have four contact hours per […]

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Covid fears move UCU rally online

The University and College Union (UCU) Scotland held an online rally on Thursday, December 2nd: the second day of strike action across the higher education sector. The hour-long event was originally planned to be in front of the Scottish Parliament building but was moved online amid fears of the new Omicron coronavirus variant, and live-streamed […]

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University staff to strike for 3 days this semester

Following the meeting of representatives from University and College Union (UCU) branches across the UK last Friday 12 November, the UCU announced their strike dates.  The strikes are set to be held from Wednesday 1 December to Friday 3 December, lasting a total of three days, meaning that students will face disruption to their teaching […]