Messages of support from the petition

Last week, a new petition was set up to save the languages department at the University of Birmingham – you can find it here. This petition is broader in scope than the previous letters and counter-proposals, which were directed to students and alumni. The petition exceeded its target of 1,000 signatures within 48 hours, and… Read More Messages of support from the petition

Wednesday 16th March, 4pm: Consultation Meeting

See the facebook event here: https://www.facebook.com/events/970656426304416/ This Wednesday, In Strathcona Lecture Theatre 4 (R18 on the campus map) the University is holding a consultation meeting with students to gather our feedback on their proposal. We do not need to have the proposal explained to us another time. We have not simply misunderstood, and we certainly do not… Read More Wednesday 16th March, 4pm: Consultation Meeting

Birmingham Mail Coverage: “Weeks of strikes at University of Birmingham threatened in bitter cuts row”

On 9th March, the Birmingham Mail reported that union members at the University of Birmingham have voted for weeks of strike action in April, June and beyond, in response to the restructuring plans. BUCU spokesman Carl Chinn stated: “We will not accept any compulsory redundancies. This just goes to show the strength of feeling among our members.… Read More Birmingham Mail Coverage: “Weeks of strikes at University of Birmingham threatened in bitter cuts row”