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Four alternatives to strike compensation

Eight hundred and seventeen pounds and eighty-five pence. By adding up module credits, lectures missed and lectures per week, apparently, that’s how much the university owes me in compensation. It’s probably not taking into account my astronomically low attendance, or the fact that the entirety of the £9000 we pay isn’t spent on tuition fees,…

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Staff pension strikes begin

The first two days of industrial action from UEA staff last week saw students join staff on two picket lines, to protest plans to change pensions. On Thursday 22 February and Friday 23 February, staff belonging to the Universities and Colleges Union (UCU) did not turn up for work. The first week of the strike…

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