Tag: UC2 – Autumn 2011

In defence of public libraries

Save our libraries - a meeting to stop the closure of the York Gardens Library in the heart of a deprived part of Wandsworth

IAN SEARLE argues the mass closure of public libraries in some areas of Britain will damage most sorts of learning – but the worst hit will be the sort of learning that people do because they want to do it, not because they need it for their career.

The ‘back office’ bites back!

UCU’s AR Staff Committee at work

‘We need to ensure in no uncertain terms the professionalism and skills of our academic-related colleagues are preserved.’ PATRICIA HULME and DAN ARTHUR on fighting for academic-related staff