Category Archives: Strikes

Strike Rallies

Tuesday 22 March 2010 and Thursday 24 March 2010
12:00 pm, Goldsmiths Library

The Students’ Union and the UCU will be holding strike rallies outside the library on Tuesday and Thursday. Do come along and show your support, it will also be an opportunity to hear from the lecturers, and news from other picket lines across the country.

Student Support Meeting

What Can Students Do Next Week to Support Lecturers?
Monday 21 March 2010
6:00 pm, Stephen Lawrence Room, Goldsmiths SU

This meeting has been called to discuss how students can offer practical help on the strike days.

Goldsmiths Staff to Strike

In Defense of Pensions, Pay and Jobs
22 March 2010 and 24 March 2010

Hundreds of members of UCU, the union for lecturers and academic support staff, at Goldsmiths, University of London will be on strike on Tuesday 22 March and Thursday 24 March in a row over changes to pension schemes, jobs losses and pay cuts.

Strike action will kick off at Goldsmiths, along with dozens of other English universities, on Tuesday 22 March as members of the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) take action in defence of their pensions. They will then strike, as part of the UK-wide action over pensions, jobs and pay on Thursday 24 March. This will be the first national strike in higher education for five years and takes place two days before the TUC’s central London ‘March for the alternative’.

Photos 22 March

Staff-Student Meeting

Discuss the Ballot
Wednesday 9 March 2011
2:00 pm, Stephen Lawrence Committee Room

Open student-staff Q+A meeting to discuss the outcome of the UCU national ballot for industrial action and the next steps. Please come, and please also spread the word.