27 février 2018

I’m striking with university colleagues as our pensions are being destroyed

The Guardian homeStaff are already struggling with poor working conditions. Now our employers’ plans will lead to zero security in old age. More...

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'The whole university system is broken': your best comments today

The Guardian homeStrikes at universities across the UK have provided one of the major talking points on the site today. A groundbreaking study into treatment of mental illness and an article chewing over changing high street dining habits have also got you talking. More...

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The solution to university pensions? Better fund managers

The Guardian homeThe USS fund is not in the dire state vice-chancellors claim. A different strategy could save staff thousands of pounds. More...

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UK university staff strike over pension changes – live

The Guardian homeFollow our live coverage as teaching staff begin industrial action over pension changes they say will leave them £10,000 a year worse off in retirement. More...

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University lecturers begin strike action over pensions

The Guardian homeUniversity and College Union claims good turnout on picket lines despite freezing weather. More...

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The Guardian view on the lecturers’ strike: a deficit in thinking

The Guardian homeIt is no surprise to find that universities which act and think like big businesses end up in a needless confrontation with labour. More...

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Suicide is a sector-wide issue, says Bristol university vice-chancellor

The Guardian homeThe vice-chancellor of Bristol University, where seven students have killed themselves in less than 18 months, has blamed social media and the cult of perfectionism for contributing to a global crisis in mental health among young people. More...

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Lecturing in a UK university is starting to feel like working for a business

The Guardian homeWhen I moved from a European university I was shocked to discover a rule-bound system that devalues academic experience. More...

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Creative industries fear tuition fees will kill supply of talent

The Guardian homeCosts put off students who fear being indebted, but there is a wider loss is to the economy. More...

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Revealed: British university vice-chancellors’ five-star expenses

The Guardian homeA Channel 4 Dispatches programme has unearthed evidence that, at a time when lecturers are taking industrial action over potential cuts to their pensions, those charged with running many of the country’s universities are enjoying first-class air travel, five-star hotels and fine dining. More...

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