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University Staff & Students | we founded our collective during 2018’s #USSstrike | activist briefs + tweets conjuring the university otherwise
Sep 15, 2020 6 tweets 3 min read
Time for a🍭🧆🍧🍢🍨 #TuesdayTreat.

Be led by David Eastwood, VC Birmingham as he takes you through university buildings:

'Safe for staff, safe for students to return'! #Covid19

Check out Sir David in his visor...Great marketing for the university! 1. Check out Sir David in his face mask...Also great marketing for the university! 😷🦹 2.
Nov 27, 2019 7 tweets 2 min read
Jointly and fairly, Alistair Jarvis, CEO of @UniversitiesUK wants to move forward. But how far have the employers moved forward? We look at this below, but the short answer is: not at all.… "At the heart of the USS dispute is the challenge of how to address the financial deficit...". Schrodinger's deficit has been in and out of its box for nearly two years. First it meant DC was inevitable. Then it mean that a worse DB scheme was inevitable. Then it mean Option 3...
Nov 8, 2018 10 tweets 3 min read
🚨 #USSstrike update 🚨

After general confusion, these motions from the NDC were heard, debated & carried yesterday, during a special meeting of @ucu higher education conference in Manchester. Outline of key info & events in a mini thread to follow 👇👇🏼👇🏾👇🏿 Eleven UCU branches signed to get the 2 motions onto the agenda as emergency motions, & delegates voted to accept the report of CBC (congress business committee) who recommended their inclusion. We applaud this grassroots reaction to them being originally left off the agenda ✊🏻