Monthly Archives: February 2018

Strike Day 5 – Wednesday 28th Feb – ‘The beast from the east’

Well we knew to expect snow but I sure wasn’t expecting this. The day began at 5.25am with a text from President Findlay – ‘phone me when you wake’. Feeling a little disoriented and anxious about slacking on the job, … Continue reading

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Strike Day 4 – Tuesday 27th Feb – a day of hope

The forecast was for snow and a cold picketing session, so it was a delight to see a small gathering at 8am waiting for their armbands, leaflets & placards. By about 8.30 we had enough to send groups to the … Continue reading

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Strike Day 3 – Monday 26th Feb.

A great start to the day with about 20 at the main gate at 8am sharp.  Numbers rose to about 50 by 9am.   Today we posted pickets at the Kelvin Hall and South Gate.  It looks like the South … Continue reading

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Strike Day 2 – Fri, 23rd February

Thank you for your fabulous support today. It was great to see such strong turnout at both the morning and afternoon pickets. We had Patrick Harvie join us at the end of the morning session and John McDonnell (Labour Shadow … Continue reading

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USS Strike, Feb 2018 first day update

Thank you for a fabulous turnout today we estimate at least 250 at the main gate and the “walk” to the rally. Thank you also for a great turnout at Crichton  who have organised a great series of teach-outs over … Continue reading

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GTAs and Demonstrators at University of Glasgow

Graduate teaching assistants (GTAs) and Demonstrators are fundamental to the teaching efforts of universities. In many areas, they carry out most of the front-line teaching and are the first point of contact for students. GTA and Demonstrator roles are largely … Continue reading

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UCUG Industrial Action

UCU strike FAQ https://www.ucu.org.uk/uss-action-faqs

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