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Confirmed: Unis will be striking for eight days at the end of November

60 unis in total will be taking action


UCU has announced eight days of university strikes across 60 institutions at the end of November.

After union members voted for strike action last week – in anger at pay, pensions, and working conditions – strikes will take place at unis across the country from Monday 25th November to Wednesday 4th December

Members are also doing "action short of a strike" – refusing to reschedule lectures cancelled due to strikes and working strictly to their contracts.

UCU general secretary Jo Grady said: "The first wave of strikes will hit universities later this month unless the employers start talking to us seriously about how they are going to deal with rising pension costs and declining pay and conditions.

"Any general election candidate would be over the moon with a result along the lines of what we achieved last week. Universities can be in no doubt about the strength of feeling on these issues and we will be consulting branches whose desire to strike was frustrated by anti-union laws about reballoting."

University strike action over both disputes:

Aston University

Bangor University

Cardiff University

University of Durham

Heriot-Watt University

Loughborough University

Newcastle University

The Open University

The University of Aberdeen

The University of Bath

The University of Dundee

The University of Leeds

The University of Manchester

The University of Sheffield

University of Nottingham

The University of Stirling

University College London

The University of Birmingham

The University of Bradford

The University of Bristol

The University of Cambridge

The University of Edinburgh

The University of Exeter

The University of Essex

The University of Glasgow

The University of Lancaster

The University of Leicester

City University

Goldsmiths College

Queen Mary University of London

Royal Holloway

The University of Reading

The University of Southampton

The University of St Andrews

Courtauld Institute of Art

The University of Strathclyde

The University of Wales

The University of Warwick

The University of York

The University of Liverpool

The University of Sussex

The University of Ulster

Queen's University Belfast

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University strike action over pay and conditions:

Bishop Grosseteste University

Bournemouth University

Edge Hill University

Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow School of Art

Liverpool Hope University

Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

St Mary's University College, Belfast

Roehampton University

Sheffield Hallam University

The University of Brighton

The University of Kent

The University of Oxford

University strike action over pensions only:

Scottish Association of Marine Science

The University of East Anglia

Institute of Development Studies

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