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Four weeks of strikes ahead as discussions fail

University staff are set to participate in another strike action over pensions, pay and working conditions starting on Thursday 20 February until 13 March. Staff from 74 universities, including UEA, will walk out later this month and in March, marking a second strike following the action in November and December last year, with only 60…

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Universities told to refund students tuition fees

Universities have been told by the Office of the Independent Adjudicators to refund students tuition fees, following strikes earlier this year. This follows a recent announcement of potential strikes commencing at the end of November for up to eight days. The Office of the Independent Adjudicator has stated that students should be refunded at least…

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Youths strike for climate change

On Friday 15 March, young people worldwide left their classes to march for their future at #youthstrike4climate. This global action was inspired by 16-year-old Swede Greta Thunberg who started missing classes every Friday to campaign outside the Swedish parliament in the name of climate change, an initiative now being coined as ‘Fridays for Future’. While…

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