The Birmingham chapter of the University and College Union represents academic and academic-related staff at the University of Birmingham. The BUCU blog and website have information and updates about protests and industrial action. They have recently voted for weeks of strike action in April, June and beyond over the planned cuts to Modern Languages as well as Pharmacology and Engineering.
Weeks of strikes at University of Birmingham threatened in bitter cuts row, Birmingham Mail, 9th March 2016
Birmingham cuts jobs ahead of REF 2021, Research Professional, 9th March 2016
Growing Opposition to Modern Languages Restructure Proposals, Redbrick, 4th March 2016