Posted on Tuesday 19th Oct 2021
Students could face more strike action at universities this term after the academics' union opened a ballot over pay, pensions and conditions.
University and College Union (UCU) general secretary Jo Grady said the UK's flagship university sector was built on the "exploitation of staff".
They had experienced a decade of pension cuts, collapsing pay and insecure contracts, she said.
University employers said the prospect of disruption was "disappointing".
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