30 / 03 / 20

Industrial action by Newcastle University Colleagues

On 3 February 2020 the University and College Union (UCU), which represents academics, lecturers, researchers and administrators in UK universities, announced fourteen days of industrial action starting on 20 February 2020. This action has affected 74 UK universities.

This followed the 8 days of strike action that took place from Monday 25 November to Wednesday December 2019 which affected 60 UK universities.

What happens next?

These webpages will be updated will new information about the industrial action as it is received:

  • we will do all we can to help you during any periods of industrial action to limit any impact on you
  • help us to help you – tell us what you need and if there is anything extra we can do to support you. You can continue to submit questions to the Academic Registrar via the online form

Dates, communications and faqs

Updated 13/03/2020