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Welcome to Nishan Canagarajah

Published: 4th November, 2019

Dear Nishan It was good to have the opportunity to meet with you a fortnight ago and briefly outline our priorities. We are writing to formally welcome you to Leicester and to our university. Here we – very briefly – reflect on the history of the University, explain what we believe to be its most…

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Leicester votes YES – and YES and YES and YES!

Published: 31st October, 2019

We’re proud and very pleased that members of Leicester UCU have voted decisively in favour of strike action (and action short of a strike, ASOS), both to defend our USS pensions and in support of our pay-and-equalities claims. More than half our eligible members voted in both ballots, giving us a legal mandate to take…

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Pay and Equalities: (Not!) Enough Already

Published: 26th September, 2019

Another superb explanation of what’s going on from Sheffield UCU. This one by pay negotiator Robyn Orfitelli, it explains our ‘four fights’.

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USS: Enough already

Published: 26th September, 2019

Not quite sure what’s going on with your pension? (Understandable as it’s complicated and a lot has happened.) If so watch this terrific 13-minute presentation by USS negotiator Sam Marsh of Sheffield UCU.

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