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  • UCU Rising National Strike Action in November 2022

    UCU Members at Falmouth are to join national sector wide industrial action on November 24th, 25th and 30th. Over 70,000 university staff at 150 universities could now strike after UCU members overwhelmingly voted ‘yes’ to strike action in two historic national ballots. The results in both ballots saw the union deliver momentous turnouts that beat…

  • Amazing Support & Press Coverage for Strike Action at Falmouth

    The first two days of action at Falmouth have been really successful with heart-warming and robust support from the student community, and colleagues from Falmouth Staffing Limited and FXPlus, and displays and statements of solidarity from businesses, members of the public and a wide range of unions including the NUS, GMB and Acorn. There’s also…

  • A video message from Jo Grady on site at Falmouth

    Take a look at this message from Jo Grady, UCU General Secretary, while on her trip to Falmouth University on Monday

  • Alison Chapman from UCU on BBC Radio Cornwall

    Alison Chapman, our UCU regional support officer, was on the James Churchfield show this morning talking about the current FE industrial action, and the situation at Falmouth, in a segment James Dundon presented on strike action. The segment starts 1hr5mins into the broadcast, and the Falmouth specific coverage is at 2hrs9mins: James Churchfield – James…

  • Cornwall Live Article

    Cornwall Live has picked up the story, you can read the article here: Falmouth University lecturers plan three days of industrial action – Cornwall Live

  • UCU Press Release About Industrial Action

    UCU has announced Falmouth University staff to strike over two-tier workforce plans 4 October 2022 UCU today announced that staff at Falmouth University will take three days of industrial action over the decision by the university to employ all new academic staff through a subsidiary company, Falmouth Staffing Ltd (FSL). UCU members will walk out…