Your questions answered: Q&A materials for students

19 Feb 2020

Note: All materials have been updated for the February 2020 strike action

Industrial action relating to pensions is expected to take place in 52 universities across the UK from 20 February 2020. This Q&A document contains answers to some of the key questions students will be asking before and during the strikes.

Topics covered include: why the strikes are happening; when and how long for; information for international students, those with disabilities, and those with caring and employment responsibilities; and how to claim compensation if needed.

The Q&A document can be downloaded below. A local version that can be customised by individual institutions is also available. Contact pensions-update@universitiesuk.ac.uk for further information.

Additional materials and formats are also available to help communications teams at the universities impacted by industrial action provide their students with all the information they might need: