FALMOUTH UNIVERSITY UCU

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  • UCU Rising Sept 2023 action

    UCEA, the body representing universities in negotiations, has not offered university workers any meaningful movement on our 4 fights: over a decade of falling real terms, precarity, inequality and excessive workloads. UCU has called 5 days of national strike action from Mon 25 – Friday 29 September 2023. We will organise pickets and teach outs…

  • Weds 15th – Weds 22nd: Back out on strike at Falmouth and Exeter Universities

    We love our students and our work. So we’re very disappointed to have to take more strike action, but the employers’ association UCEA has announced it doesn’t want to talk further about pay, while negotiations are supposed to be ongoing. They have unilaterally imposed a poor pay settlement without the agreement of the unions. This…

  • Go Big Tuesday 14th! Extra date added

    As the employers association has agreed to talks at ACAS today and tomorrow, we’ve called an extra Falmouth Goes Big Day – Tues 14th Feb. Pickets 8-10am Penryn campus main gatesVirtual picket – keep up the pressure, use hashtag #ucuRISING and copy in @UCUSouthWest and @UCU on Twitter or Instagram. Check out this explainer on…

  • Falmouth, let’s GO BIG!

    Falmouth, let’s GO BIG!

    Today, Friday 10th Feb, Falmouth UCU Branch Goes Big. A joint picket at Penryn campus with Exeter and Falmouth staff supported by students. There are music, placards, banners (and babies). 8-10am main entrance Penryn campus! When we go big join in and show us you care about the future of HE and all those who…

  • Action ratchets up a notch Feb-March 2023

    Those staff employed by Falmouth University will be taking part in the big national day of action on 1st February 2023. The day is about taking a stand on our 4 big concerns – shrinking pay, punishing workloads, precarity and inequality in the sector. Let’s make this action very big and very loud, get the…

  • 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