Monthly Archives: March 2011

New figures for students at GCU London released under FOI

New figures for GCU London have been released following a Freedom of Information request by the unions. These are found on the  GCU London page of the blog

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Robert Gordon University Management have just de-recognised a trade union. Tell them it’s not on!

Following the unilateral decision by Robert Gordon University to derecognise the UCU – we have received the following appeal from Lesley MacIntosh, UCU Scotland president. Please show your support by sending a quick e-mail. It will only take a minute, … Continue reading

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Question asked about GCU in Scottish Parliament

Elaine Smith (Coatbridge and Chryston) (Lab): Many of my constituents go to local colleges in order to access higher education institutions such as Glasgow Caledonian University, where a rally against cuts was held yesterday. Does the cabinet secretary believe that … Continue reading

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UCU to strike at GCU on Thursday 24th March

It’s our jobs and our future we’re striking about. We urge all members of UCU  to support your union and the fight for our jobs and our future by taking action on Thursday 24th March. GCU’s management has cynically stated: … Continue reading

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Why we support the students

A joint statement from UCU and NUS Scotland calls for support from academics for the NUS campaign to reclaim their voice. It says: “Students have been proud to be at the forefront of challenging the Coalition Government’s austerity measures. The … Continue reading

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95 surprise ‘guests’ at rally join with other staff to reject unacceptable job threats at GCU

These are some of the 95 surprise  ‘Guests’ at the packed union rally who joined with other GCU staff to reject the unacceptable threats to 95 support staff at GCU, and to say that with the staff united, these proposals, … Continue reading

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Lunchtime Rally at GCU – Thursday 17th March 12 noon – Say no to 95 job losses!

Following our meeting with management last week GCU Trade Unions and their officials have been called to another meeting this Wednesday. To give a full report back and to keep the campaign against the 95 jobs going we have called … Continue reading

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