Following an unprecedented 14 days of strikes at 64 universities across the country, the University and College Union (UCU) has voted to suspend industrial action after plans to alter lecturers’ pension schemes were withdrawn
Research conducted by The Guardian has revealed that vice-chancellors across the UK are paid significantly more than others in executive positions across the public sector, including senior figures of NHS hospital trusts and local authorities in several cities.
Recent figures show that more than 300 people have died in the West Midlands in the past 10 years, after not receiving the vital organs for an organ transplant, which could have potentially saved their lives.
Invited by the University of Birmingham Conservatives, controversial backbench MP Jacob Rees-Mogg visited campus on Friday 9th March, speaking about his views on free speech, housing, mental health, Russia and tuition fees to a packed lecture theatre of around 300 students.
Written by Erin Santillo & John Wimperis on 16th March 2018