Category: News @ Sunderland College

Sunderland College ballot result

  The ballot of UCU members employed by Sunderland College closed at noon on 5th March. The ballot was regarding a dispute arising out of a failure to agree a pay award at Sunderland College with UCU for 2018/2019. Pay for staff in further education (FE) has been slashed by 25% against inflation over the…


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…


UCU Northern Region FE Sector Committee statement

The Northern Region of UCU notes the recent 24% adult funding cut and the devastating impact this will have on both colleges and adults who wish to re-enter education to further their careers. It calls upon the government to invest in Further Education, not cut, at a time when an ever-changing jobs market requires colleges…