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Essex students give qualified support to lecturer strikes

Striking memebers of the Universities and Colleges Union at the University of Essex on Wednesday. Photo: Essex UCU

Reporters from essexjournalism.com spoke to University of Essex students to find out what they thought about lecturers going on strike over pay and changes to their pension scheme. This term’s strikes by the Universities and Colleges Union began on 1 February and will continue for 18 days this month and next. This is what the students said

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Essex SU Offers Free Food to students

University of Essex SU Offers Free Food to students

By April Norris

 

An Essex student union scheme, Eat and Meet, is providing a free home-cooked meal to students every Tuesday at 5-6pm and 6-7pm at The Atrium.

This is one way the SU is helping its students during the cost-of-living crisis. Essex Universities Student Union has come up with several initiatives to make sure no student is suffering in silence. Continue reading Essex SU Offers Free Food to students

Black Friday Strikes: Postal Workers and UCU Take Strike Action

Image: Lauren Wiles

By Lauren Wiles

Around 115,000 postal workers and 70,000 members of the University and College Union (UCU) will be walking out starting today for the next 48 hours over disputes of jobs, pensions, pay and working conditions in one of the biggest walkouts of the year.

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