Category: Action @ Northumbria Uni

Joint Northumbria University and Newcastle University UCU Press Release

Joint Northumbria University and Newcastle University UCU Press Release, 15 October 2020   With a record attendance of close to 300, a branch meeting of Newcastle University UCU (14 October 2020) registered its failure to agree with Newcastle University that the campus was ‘Covid safe and secure,’ as university management insist. This follows on from…


HE Strike May 2016

Watch UCU Regional Official Iain Owens in a series of short videos to explain the action: These videos were circulated via social media, but are now also available for you to view via youtube “Why are UCU members striking?” : “What does UCU hope the response to the strike action will be?” : “What level of…


Sally Hunt, UCU General Secretary, visits picket line at Northumbria University

Pickets were in force at Northumbria University Campuses on Thursday 10th May 2012 for a one-day strike, as the union continues to campaign against government imposed changes to TPS.  These changes are already beginning to have an impact as increased pension contributions took effect in April and members of TPS found their wage packets somewhat lighter. UCU’s Sally Hunt was…