Tag: UCU

Principal Layzell Concedes to #RHOccupy’s Demands

Michele Theil writes about the latest development in the #RHOccupy situation, as students have now vacated the Pincipal’s Corridor.

College Accused of Planting Questions for Principal’s Staff Open Meeting to “Drown Out Questions From UCU Members”

The College Communications team at Royal Holloway have been accused by Royal Holloway UCU of attempting to place questions at the Principal’s next staff open meeting in order to drown out questions from UCU members, Abbie Cheeseman reports.

Strike Action: Week One

Michele Theil reports from the front line on the first days of USS Strike Action.

UCU Warns of an Extension of Strike Action

Michele Theil reports that the UCU strike action could extend until the end of the current academic year.

Royal Holloway Slammed as “Most Hardline University Employer in UK” Over Strikes

Royal Holloway UCU are calling for members to disregard intimidatory College HR advice in advance of UCU pension strikes.

Everything you need to know about the UCU strikes: why and how you can support your academics.

Emma Halahan explains the UCU strike action in simple terms and details why you need to support your academics.

Students Boycott Principal’s Drinks Over “Sexist” Comments

Student Society Presidents’ are calling for fellow students to boycott the Principal’s Student Reception over the comments that Principal Layzell made about the 10.01% gender pay gap, which have been deemed an example of “everyday sexism”.

UCU Strike Action at Royal Holloway

Royal Holloway is one of 61 universities protesting against proposed changes to the USS pensions scheme.

10% gender pay gap: stop victim-blaming, start bias proofing says UCU RHUL committee

UCU RHUL committee response to Abbie Cheeseman’s article A Feminist Institution with a 10% Gender Pay Gap? The UCU Royal Holloway local branch committee welcomes Abbie Cheeseman’s article entitled A Feminist Institution with a 10% Gender Pay Gap?   She highlights the greater-than 10% gender gap in professorial pay at RHUL which the Times Higher Education […]

UCU marking boycott hits Royal Holloway

The University and College Union has undertaken a boycott on the marking of formative work and setting of coursework in a bid to make the Government reassess changes to the pensions of University teaching staff. The strike began on the 6th of November in over 69 British institutions, including Royal Holloway, meaning hundreds of thousands […]