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GCU Unions reject suggestion pay round is ‘concluded’

In an extremely surprising e-mail today university management at Glasgow Caledonian seem to have accepted the suggestion of the university employers representatives UCEA that the pay round has been ‘concluded’ and following this have decided to impose the sub inflation … Continue reading

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GCU Students say no to sexual exploitation

On International Women’s Day 2013 the GCU Students Union Debating Society held a debate about ending exploitation of women, which the local UCU was pleased to sponsor – here’s a taste of the debate. Thanks to Lesley Roy and Calum … Continue reading

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Glasgow Caledonian Unions welcome management change of heart over student resit ‘fines’

The announcement today that GCU management have withdrawn plans to ‘fine’ students for resits and retaking modules was today welcomed by GCU unions. Speaking on behalf of the University and College Union, branch president Douglas Chalmers said: “We welcome this … Continue reading

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Academic Unions at GCU call for a re-think on re-sit ‘fines’

The GCU branches of the University and College Union (UCU) and the Educational Institute for Scotland (EIS) both called today for the senior management at Glasgow Caledonian University to reconsider their decision to fine students, who need to undertake re-sits … 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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