Thursday, 22 January 2009

London Met may cut 500 jobs, UCU claims

Latest from Rebecca Attwood, writing for Times Higher Education:
As many as 500 jobs could go at London Metropolitan University as the university faces a clawback of more than £50 million of funding - according to the lecturers' trade union.

Members of the University and College Union at London Met received a message from their branch that says that between one in five and one in seven of all staff jobs could go to help meet the £15 million reduction in the university's grant from 2008-09.
Read the rest here, including comments, such as: "HEFCE have invited Brian Roper to resign"... can it be true?

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