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UUK and UCU make nominations for USS joint expert panel

Universities UK (UUK) and the University and College Union (UCU) have made their nominations for the joint expert panel that will examine the valuation of the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS).

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Law firm-backed group claim over university strikes attracts 1,000 students

More than 1,000 students have joined a group action that is seeking compensation for teaching time lost as a result of strike action at universities over changes to the pension

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University strikes remain on as UCU rejects proposals

The University and College Union (UCU) has rejected a proposal drawn up at talks with Universities UK to end the university pensions strike. UCU representatives met with Universities UK on

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Academic staff strike over USS changes

Two days of strikes over plans to end the defined benefit element of the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) began today, affecting more than one million students at more than 60 higher

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Universities to be hit with 14 strike days over USS

UK universities face an initial 14 days of escalating strike action if a row over changes to the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) is not resolved. Sixty-one universities would be hit

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University boss calls for rethink over USS changes

Proposed changes to the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) would have “serious consequences” for affected universities and alternative approaches should be explored, the University of Warwick’s vice-chancellor, Professor Stuart Croft, has

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USS faces significant benefits changes

Universities UK is proposing changes to the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) to address deficit issues and a significant rise in the cost of future pensions. A deficit of approximately £7.5