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GCU Students Union issue statement of support for UCU industrial action

The University and College Union at GCU today welcomed the statement of support from GCU students regarding the forthcoming industrial action 25th – 29th November and 2nd – 4th December. The statement from the GCU Student officers is reproduced here: … Continue reading

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Why the UCU will be on strike from 25th November

Statement from the UCU:  All members of GCU staff who are members of the University and College Union (UCU) will be on strike through the whole of week 10 (Monday 25th – Friday 29th November), and then Monday 2nd December … Continue reading

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Deadline approaches over GCU NY licence application

Following the hearing held on May 22nd regarding the request by GCU to obtain an academic licence for its New York hub, a set of recommendations have been issued to the New York State Higher Education committee that will meet … Continue reading

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Staff extremely concerned with GCU New York situation

Second all staff meeting within two months voices concerns. A second concerned meeting of GCU staff called by the combined unions discussed the situation in GCU New York, and the effect that the current failure to obtain a licence was having … Continue reading

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UCU helps launch food bank collections at GCU

Local UCU branch president Douglas Chalmers, brought the greetings of the union to the local launch of the GCU students association food bank on 2nd March. Earlier the event had heard a moving speech from Denis Curran one of the … Continue reading

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Strike time ‘teach-out’ for students (and staff) at GCU during industrial action

Monday 10th February’s 2 hour strike will be used imaginatively by UCU members to host a debate on the issues raised by the forthcoming referendum.  Although the UCU’s position is neutral on the outcome of the referendum, save for values … Continue reading

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GCU Students continue to support Lecturers’ Action

The Executive Committee of the GCU Students association today issued a statement in support of the continuing action by lecturers for Fair Pay. In a statement on their blog they said: “The Students’ Association Executive Committee (Full time officers) believe … Continue reading

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