Your Rights During the Strikes

Your Rights During the Strikes
What is industrial strike action? An industrial strike is when staff collectively and voluntarily refuse to work and/or come in to work. How does the strike action affect me? It is difficult to predict the specifics of how each individual student will be affected. The impact of strikes will differ across faculties, courses, and year groups, as the choice to participate will depend on individual members of university staff. Similarly, communications around this may be of short or no notice since members of staff who are striking are also not required to notify the university and students beforehand. Unfortunately, Beds SU is not in a position to confirm which University staff will be striking. It is advised to keep an eye out on any communications that may be sent out by the University to your student email address, as well as checking BREO regularly for the most up to date information. How will this impact my attendance requirements under my Visa? There should be no proble...
Mon, 24 Apr, 2023 at 12:59 PM
UCU Marking and Assessment Boycott FAQ
The University and College Union (UCU) have recently announced that a Marking and Assessment boycott (MAB) will be taking place in response to negotiations taking place with Universities across the UK. We want to make sure you have all possible information available, as we understand this can be a concerning time. To help you understand what a MAB may look like, please find an FAQ below. Please treat this only as guidance and not as a guarantee, as it’s hard to be sure of what may happen during this time. Don’t be afraid to seek out answers from your lecturers/PAT, as they will possibly provide you with some more specific information, however this may not be a certainty. MARKING AND ASSESSMENT BOYCOTT FAQ What is a Marking and Assessment Boycott? When is the Marking and Assessment Boycott taking place? How long will it last? Why is there a Marking and Assessment Boycott? Who will be taking part in the Marking and Assessment Boycott? What work will not be marked during th...
Fri, 21 Apr, 2023 at 11:16 AM