March 6, 2018

UCU Strike Action: My Exchange of Correspondence with Cardiff University Vice Chancellor Prof. Colin Riordan

As more and more University Vice Chancellors depart from Universities UK’s plan to slash University staff pensions which is at the heart of the dispute, I have been in correspondence with Cardiff University’s Vice Chancellor, Prof Colin Riordan about his position.  I have published the exchange below and it’s very encouraging to read that the Vice Chancellor is responding positively …

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February 28, 2018

Solidarity with Striking University Staff

Pensions aren’t the most exciting topic of conversation, but ensuring we have financial security after retirement is becoming more and more important as we live for longer. Representing a university constituency with tens of thousands of students and university staff naturally means I have taken a very keen interest in the current pensions dispute between the University and College Union …

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