There might be a national marking boycott. We outline what this means for students at QMUL.
QMUL specific action?
QMUL is facing local strike action 3-14 April in response to management implementing deductions of 26 days for 6 days of strike. This post explains what's happening, how strike action can be prevented, and what you can do to help.
Industrial Action FAQs
Covered in these Frequent Asked Questions -- click title to go directly to the answer. What is happening?Why are UCU members doing this? What is the strategy to win? Remind me again when QMUCU is striking?And what other forms of action are happening?I heard QMUL has a policy about ASOS... What is going on? Wow. This all sounds … Continue reading Industrial Action FAQs
Info for students on industrial action
So your University and College Union got a mandate for Industrial Action, what now? You will have heard that UCU, the University and College Union, has achieved a mandate for industrial action. The questions below should help to give some information about what we already know this means. Check our Instagram for a more visual digest … Continue reading Info for students on industrial action
QMUCU members vote to take 10 days of strike action from Thursday 5 May
A packed branch meeting of over 160 members gathered today to take the final decision about whether to go ahead with the local industrial action. The votes from the meeting have now been tallied, and a clear majority voted in favour of proceeding. 71% voted for the action, 21% were against, and 8% abstained. What … Continue reading QMUCU members vote to take 10 days of strike action from Thursday 5 May
Guidance for participating in the strike/marking boycott
This is the FAQ page for the Marking and Assessment Boycott of 2022. For the updated FAQs for MAB2023, see this page. When are the strikes happening? Strike days have been called on 5-6 May, 9-13 May, and 16-18 May. These days have been called to cause maximum disruption to the university during the bulk … Continue reading Guidance for participating in the strike/marking boycott
Letter to students on strike action and marking & assessment boycott
Dear students, More strikes are taking place at QMUL on 5-6 May, 9-13 May and 16-18 May. These are happening only at our university, as a last resort because of how poorly QMUL management is treating their own staff and students. For months staff and students have requested negotiations with the Principal, but have been … Continue reading Letter to students on strike action and marking & assessment boycott
Solidarity Forever: a QMUCU fundraising social evening of poetry, music, dance and joy happening on Monday 11th April at 5pm
QMUCU members are engaged in ongoing industrial action fighting for our working conditions, students’ learning conditions and the right to strike. Apart from the ongoing national dispute to defend our pensions, to fight against increasing workload, loss in real wages, gender and BAME pay gaps, QMUCU is undergoing its own local dispute. As a response … Continue reading Solidarity Forever: a QMUCU fundraising social evening of poetry, music, dance and joy happening on Monday 11th April at 5pm