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Red poster with hashtag #SaveGoldsmiths and announcement of Virtual Picket 1st-5th March 2021

Goldsmiths UCU Virtual Picket: 10am – 5pm every day, 1st – 5th March

Goldsmiths Rally: 5pm Friday 5th March

Goldsmiths senior management wants to make £6 million worth of cuts to academic and professional staff. This means at least 120 jobs (probably far more) will be lost, leading to axed degree courses, increased workload and a worse student experience.

But Goldsmiths lecturers are fighting back! From Monday 1st to Friday 5th of March, we are asking you to tweet your support for Goldsmiths workers fighting for their livelihoods and students’ learning conditions! Use the hashtag #SaveGoldsmiths, tag @GoldsmithsUoL, the Warden Frances Corner (@FCorner), Goldsmiths University College Union (@goldsmithsucu) and Goldsmiths Justice for Workers (@CleanersFor). Let’s put the pressure on Goldsmiths to take these devastating job cuts off the table.

For more info, visit Goldsmiths on Facebook:

Image shows details of the meeting: UCU Black Lives Matter: Stop Deaths in Custody: Justice for Refugees

Public Meeting – Cyfarfod Cyhoeddus

Thursday 4 March – 5.00pm – 6.30pm – Dydd Iau 4 Mawrth

Supported by Cardiff University UCU Executive Committee, London Region UCU Committee, Chair of UCU Wales Equality Committee.

Cefnogir gan Bwyllgor Gweithredu UCU Prifysgol Caerdydd, Pwyllgor UCU Rhanbarth Llundain, Cadeirydd Pwyllgor Cydraddoldeb UCU Cymru.

Speakers to include:

  • Hilary Brown, campaigner and lawyer for the family of Mohamud Hassan

  • Justice4Mohamud

  • Shavanah Taj, TUC Wales/Cymru General Secretary

  • Amarjite Singh, CWU Wales/Cymru Branch Secretary

  • Vicky Blake, UCU President

  • And reps from Penally refugee camp, BLM Cardiff, Wales/Cymru Equality reps, Cardiff Stand Up to Racism, and more

Please share the link and register here:

UCU Solidarity Movement

We meet every Wednesday at 5:30 to help build solidarity for branches in dispute – of which there are many!

All members are welcome to attend. No registration required. Click here.

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