How UK academics are facing a furious backlash for advising students to vote

Universities have a legal obligation to encourage voter registration. This has prompted an angry reaction in some areasWhen Carrie Paechter, a professor at Nottingham Trent University, tweeted two weeks ago that students could register to vote at both …

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University staff don’t want to strike for fair pensions and pay, but we’re being forced to | Jo Grady

Insecure employment and changes to pensions are stopping us from delivering quality education to studentsEarlier this week, the University and College Union (UCU) announced that staff in 60 universities across the UK will abandon their offices, librari…

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