UCU Strike

Information about the strikes happening in 2021.

Further information including dates, how LUU's student exec is support students and a background to the dispute can be found here: https://www.luu.org.uk/campaigns/strike-action-2021/

We have also put together some information on the support available here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nrouE138OGg


What are my academic reps doing about the strike?
Information and advice concerning the strikes
I'm a taught student, what are the impacts of the strikes?
Any queries you have as a taught student about the UCU strikes
I'm a research student, what are the impacts of the strike?
Everything you need to know about the UCU strikes if you're a research student.
I'm a research student, how will the UCU strike affect my teaching?
If you have any queries about your teaching whilst the strikes are on as a research student, we've hopefully answered it here.
Will my attendance record be affected by the strike?
More information if you're worried about your attendance during the strikes.
Can I apply for mitigating circumstances because my teaching was affected by the strikes?
Information about whether you can apply for mitigating circumstances due to the strike action
Can I claim compensation because my teaching was affected by the strikes?
More information about claiming against the university.
What will happen on strike days?
Guidance about who to contact and what to do.
I’m on a Tier 4 visa how will the strikes affect me?
Information about attendance.
Will my deadlines be extended?
Possibly - this is something to ask your School. You can view the University's communications to students at https://students.leeds.ac.uk/info/10100/academic_life/1571/ucu_industrial_action_-_information_for_students_2021 ...
What is Action Short of a Strike and how will this affect me?
What is action short of a strike? Action Short of a Strike OS means that UCU members will only be working their contracted hours and duties, and not volunteering to do more. This will take place from Wednesday 1 December continuously until no later...