Category: Events @ Sunderland College

UCU Sunderland College day 2 of strike action : 23rd April

Sunderland College is a member of the Association of Colleges (AoC). This year’s pay recommendation from the AoC was for a 1% increase, once again much lower than inflation. Even in colleges that have agreed to all of the AoC’s recommended pay increases since 2009, staff are now 24.7% worse off than they were in…


The People’s Assembly : End Austerity Now

The People’s Assembly organised an ‘End Austerity Now’ march and demo in London on Saturday 20th June.   Coaches from Carlisle, Durham, Darlington, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Newcastle, South Shields and Sunderland and travelled to London for this important event. Among the 250,000 demonstrators were two Sunderland College branch reps (photo courtesy of @UCUSunderland)


#LoveFE lobby of Westminster : 16th June 2015

As part of the #lovefe campaign to save adult education from proposed 24% cuts to the England lifelong learning budget, we held a lobby of parliament at Westminster on the afternoon of Tuesday 16th June 2015. Newly elected MPs were asked to stop the cuts and commit to properly funded lifelong learning. Our region was represented…