Welcome to the Summer 2012 issue of UC
In this issue
- Welcome to the Summer 2012 issue of UC The third issue of UC, published Summer 2012
- Help us to support you SALLY HUNT asks for your help to make UCU better
- First they came for the libraries . . . IAN NASH says Coalition policy is destroying community learning
- Breadth and depth: what is a university? JAMES LADYMAN says students and staff gain when universities offer a broad range of disciplines
- Today’s student: customer, investor, learner? RACHEL WILLIAMS reflects on the changing experience of today's students
- After IfL, what next for professional development? BARRY LOVEJOY asks, what next for the professional agenda?
- University Governance: will Scotland lead the way? UCU Scotland is campaigning for the full implementation of the recommendations from a report on governance which will increase involvement of staff and students.
- THE APPRENTICE Guardian journalist and freelance writer JAN MURRAY wanted an assistant
- Redemption through education: the case for learning in prison GRAEME MAUDSLEY makes the case for prison education
- Freedom to choose? STEPHEN COURT provides an analysis of course closures
- Unannounced observations ANDREW MOURANT argues a fight against unannounced lesson observations will be UCU’s next big battle
- Justice for Alfie SUSAN MATTHEWS says the right to protest must be defended
- From Heath to Cameron: plus ça change? PAUL BENNETT, recently retired from his position as Senior National Official of UCU, reflects on his time in the union
- UCU USS DIRECTOR SOUGHT An opportunity to serve on the USS Board of Trustees