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UCL Has Lost The Goodwill of Its Staff

The Cheese Grater in conversation with Josh Hollands The Cheese Grater Magazine has spoken with Josh Hollands, a UCL Teaching fellow in US History who is also a member of the UCU Executive Committee regarding the recent UCU strikes. Hollands relayed the four fights of the UCEA (Universities and Colleges Employers Association) campaign, which are …

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1886 engraving of a riot by members of the Chartist movement

We Talked To Striking Lecturers Standing In The Cold

It’s hardly the weather for the picket line. All around campus, small pockets of UCL academics are picketing as part of the national UCU strike. Larger groups, such as that outside the Institute of Education, wear hi-vis vests, and carry placards; others, such as those outside the houses on Gordon Square, are fewer in number …

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Living the High Life: College’s unaccountable pay and perks criticised.

When Provost Professor Michael Arthur crossed the Watford gap from his tenure at Leeds, The Cheese Grater reported that his hotel bills had cost the Yorkshire university an average of £7000 a year. According to a recent report by the University and College Union, Arthur hasn’t stopped hitting the minibars now he’s at UCL. Last …

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