News Archive: November 2021

Strike Action Update - from your VP Academic Ekansh Kapoor

Strike Action Update – from your VP Academic Ekansh Kapoor

The GSA does not want non-striking Graduate Teaching Assistants to be overburdened with covering for the ones who are striking, which we understand was the case in previous industrial action. Our understanding is that the University won’t force GTA’s to cover. If a GTA wants to cover work, they can. It is totally up to…

29th November 2021

GSA Official Statement on UCU Strike Action

GSA Official Statement on UCU Strike Action

22 November 2021 On behalf of our postgraduate members, the GSA has considered in detail the recently announced ballot results from the UCU. Therefore, on this occasion, we have taken the decision to take a neutral stance on UCU industrial action. We understand the need for staff which includes a proportion of our membership (GTAs)…

23rd November 2021

Strike Action Update - from your VP Academic Ekansh Kapoor

Strike Action Update – from your VP Academic Ekansh Kapoor

The GSA can confirm that strike action will take place at the University of York. The University and College Union informed us of the results of its ballot on industrial action on Friday, November 5, 2021. The University of York branch of UCU along with 36 other Universities voted to take strike action over the…

15th November 2021

GSA Autumn 2021 PG Election Results - it’s official!

GSA Autumn 2021 PG Election Results – it’s official!

After eight days of voting, several thousand votes and 300 fantastic candidates vying for 99 positions – we are delighted to announce the results of the GSA Postgraduate Autumn 2021 Elections. Please find the results for the Academic Representative Elections here Please find the results for the Council Elections here We would like to say…

10th November 2021