Monthly Archives: June 2012

NUS national demonstation

The PGWA welcomes the announcement of the NUS national demonstration on the 21st of November 2012. The first students to pay £9,000 fees will be starting next academic year and many of the coalition policies, including attacks on university funding, … Continue reading

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UCU Congress 2012 Report-back

The Postgraduate Workers Association (PGWA) was given a enthusiastic welcome at the Universities and College Union (UCU) conference 2012. The network received wide support from the established academics that spoke to us, and the attending post-grads expressed genuine interest at the work we were … Continue reading

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Reports

A new tab has been added to the blog for reports. We are calling for reports from across the country about experiences of organising postgraduates that teach at different universities. If you have a report that we can publish please … Continue reading

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Postgraduate Workers Association at UCU Conference 2012!

The Postgraduate Workers Association will be making an appearance at UCU national conference in Machester over the weekend! We’ll be offering up our statement calling for better terms and conditions for postgraduate HE workers for all UCU members to sign. … Continue reading

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What we stand for!

The Postgraduate Workers’ Association   What we stand for   We believe that students who work in higher education are professionals like any other, deserving of the respect, pay and conditions which should also be afforded to their non-student colleagues. … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Postgraduate Workers Association blog!

Welcome to the Postgraduate Workers Association blog, The Postgraduate Workers Association is a campaign andnetwork that aims to work with the UCU and NUS to ensure fair conditionsfor research students employed by universities. HE institutions, faced with a funding crisis, … Continue reading

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