2021 Strike

Teach Outs

Thursday 14 October, 10am, White City
Radical Banner & Poster Making Workshop

Join striking School of Communication staff at the White City picket on Thursday 14 October for a teach-out and collective banner & poster making activity.

Starting from 10am. Fabric, paper, colour, and slogan writing skills most welcome! (some basic material and inspiration will be provided)*

Wednesday 13 October, 12–1pm (online + Kensington)
Solidarity Rally

  • John McDonnell MP
  • Muti Musafiri aka Mutivation – dance artist & activist from Village 101
  • Pause or Pay, UK-wide student-led action group
  • Rahul Patel, Co-Curator of Decolonising the Arts Curriculum zines and Joint Branch Secretary UCU at CSM UAL
  • Lesley Kane, Open University UCU Branch President

Tuesday 12 October, noon, Kensington
ALL TO HYDE PARK – teach out and walk

Join striking School of Architecture staff at the West Kensington picket on Tuesday 12 October for a teach-out and walk that will cross London, touching on sites of worker organising from the 17th Century to date. We will visit sites haunted by uprisings of the working classes and home to the spirits of those who stood up to the fascist Blackshirts. We will engage protest on multiple scales; from mass uprising to private, intimate acts of deviance and defiance. We will consider how education workers – administrators, lecturers, cleaners, security guards and students too – figure in these histories and finally, finishing on Primrose Hill, reflect on the continuing struggles we have today. 

We will meet at 12noon before setting off shortly after. All are most welcome to join earlier to join earlier to bolster the pickets!

Dress warmly. Wear comfortable shoes! 
Total distance: under 5km, mostly flat

We will meet at 12noon before setting off shortly after. All are most welcome to join earlier to join earlier to bolster the pickets.

Dress warmly. Wear comfortable shoes! 
Total distance: under 5km, mostly flat

Monday 4 October 2021
UCU & SU Open Forum

Co-hosted with the Students’ Union, read more here