The lecturers’ strikes: A student point of view

If you are a UK student, lecturer, or indeed, simply watch the news from time to time, you will have heard of the lecturers’ strikes that have been going on for a couple of years. With no pay raise in the last few years and increases in the cost of living and pensions, UK teachers and lecturers alike are bringing home less money than they were before. It’s no surprise, really, that they decided to take actions. What surprises me however, is that the only thing we hear about are these strikes; nothing about negotiations or proposed alternatives. Read More