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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…

University staff gain an additional £25 million per year through pay grade increases

Over 5,000 staff at the University of Edinburgh will receive a pay increase this Spring as the university adjusts its pay grades. All University of Edinburgh pay grades are moving…

BREAKING: Principal Mathieson earns an “astronomical” £418k in 2023, following a £12k raise 

Vice-Chancellor and Principal Peter Mathieson earned a total salary of £418,000 in 2023, as revealed by the University’s annual report. This is a salary increase of £12,000, as he earned…

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…

“Categorically untrue”: data reveals that no foreign dignitaries have been hosted in Peter Mathieson’s residence despite prior University claims

Peter Mathieson’s Regent Terrace house has not been used to host “international guests and dignitaries” as previously claimed by the University, after they admitted that no foreign dignitaries have attended…

University staff publish collective statement on university’s response of the Israel/Palestine conflict

The University and College Union (UCU) Edinburgh and other staff members of the University of Edinburgh have published a collective statement about the university’s response to the ongoing conflict between…

UCU ballot falls short of threshold required to renew strike mandate

The University and College Union (UCU) announced on 6 November that their ballot results to renew their strike mandate have fallen short of the required threshold. In a statement released…

UCU members vote to end dispute with university employers over pensions

UCU members voted to end the dispute over the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) today after employment body UUK offered a full restoration of pensions. 99 per cent of the 19…