On 22 and 24 March 2011, strikes took place on campus after the University and College Union (UCU) voted early in March to take steps to protect their salaries, pensions, and job security. The plans[...]
Tagged: Job cuts
Sussex lecturers have voted to go on strike against cuts to their pensions. Members of Sussex UCU, the trade union representing lecturers, tutors and academic support staff, voted 73 percent in favour of strike action[...]
The Badger explores student reactions to campus’ new advice and support centre
The University and College Union (UCU) has formally initiated ballot proceedings to determine whether academic staff should strike in response to higher education funding cuts and looming job losses. The outcome of the ballot will[...]
A video showing the protest on the 3rd December 2009 against over 100 proposed job cuts at the University of Sussex.
A selection of the overwhelming number of responses we have received… “The VC, Michael Farthing, came to Sussex two years ago on a ticket of growth and expansion. Now he is imposing the most savage[...]