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UCU strike action

The employers’ negotiating body UCEA made an offer including salary increases up to 8%, which has been rejected by the UCU.

Students’ learning and experience remains paramount to the University and we will do all we can to ensure that there is as little disruption as possible. We advise you to contact your department to check whether scheduled lectures/seminars will be taking place and what arrangements have been made to cover any lost learning/missed sessions.

FAQs

What is the strike action?

Edge Hill University, along with virtually every other university in the UK, engages with its staff on pay, terms and conditions as part of a national collective bargaining process. The current dispute is affecting all universities and, as part of that group, Edge Hill remains committed to resolving the present situation as quickly as possible.

How will I be affected?

Students’ learning and experience remains paramount to the University and we will do all we can to ensure that there is as little disruption as possible. We advise you to contact your department to check whether scheduled lectures/seminars will be taking place and what arrangements have been made to cover any missed sessions.

Planned strike action

The dates for planned strike action are:

  • Wednesday 1 February  
  • Thursday 9 and Friday 10 February 
  • Tuesday 14, Wednesday 15 and Thursday 16 February 
  • Tuesday 21, Wednesday 22 and Thursday 23 February 
  • Monday 27 and Tuesday 28 February, Wednesday 1 and Thursday 2 March 
  • Thursday 16 and Friday 17 March 
  • Monday 20, Tuesday 21 and Wednesday 22 March

February 1, 2023

Enquiries

For media enquiries only, please contact the Press Office:

Email: press@edgehill.ac.uk