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The official Twitter account for Newcastle University's UCU. RTs are not endorsements.

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Amazing. Thank you to them, and to @UniofNewcastle for this. Stay safe and well, all. https://t.co/GkZM9SOmeXThe wonderful @lyd_w is doing a comic about working from home. Enjoy - and share! https://t.co/NgDhEyDj39
4/3
2020
What was it like on #ThePicketLine in Newcastle? Like this. Big thanks to filmmaker @Evris_k of @culturelabncl.… https://t.co/U0Xmw9IA5T
4/2
2020
https://t.co/Xv1fTfivWhSo disappointed with @UniofNewcastle this week. Freeze recruitment and press ahead with redundancies? Those are som… https://t.co/8siM8y1nEm
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3/31
2020
Does your Newcastle-based business have a voucher scheme in place? Add it to this 'See You Later, Newcastle' page w… https://t.co/erLhznGRw5
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contractAny other precarious colleagues in GPS affected? Get in touch with the office via email if you need assistance. https://t.co/7ulc2nvfIv
3/30
2020
How do branches organise around #coronavirus? Here's a new list of issues/resources for urgent action over the comi… https://t.co/Wg7olMr3lE
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contract @NewcastleUniUCU @UniofNewcastle Wasn't this what @johnmcdonnellMP and @jeremycorbyn advocated in their December manifesto?
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3/29
2020
Despite protestations from Heads of School, @QMUL principal and president Colin Bailey has deducted strike pay from… https://t.co/pcJeHS22Cv
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contract @NewcastleUniUCU @UniofNewcastle This is great, assume you are expected to do 20% less work, so more time for marki… https://t.co/az6MTFmvS5
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3/28
2020
Fantastic recognition of the work we are all doing to keep the university going, and to support students in this di… https://t.co/C0DKTsl3sk.@UniofNewcastle's UEB announced a 4-day week (w/ pay) in April: "To help you try and achieve more of a balance bet… https://t.co/7owrVzroOi
3/27
2020
I don't want to aggravate anyone but I'm not taking my eye off the issue we fought for a decade to bring to the cen… https://t.co/3CaJqvaDeX
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3/26
2020
Wow, can you imagine @UniofNewcastle sending something like this out? @prof_chrisday, what do you think? For all th… https://t.co/7jywNzma3qShout out to @SussexUni for appalling, destructive and plain mean-spirited behaviour here. https://t.co/DL5tlhH6PGThank you @UniofNewcastle: no strike deductions for the foreseeable future b/c of staff goodwill & commitment. Whe… https://t.co/MekzoLm8VX
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3/25
2020
This doesn't get old: https://t.co/VlQVfPyApfHelpful reminder that watching "Office Space" might just help us all get through this. https://t.co/JoJQ9E5UHpLet's all remember how Weatherspoons treated their workers during COVID. We need a boycott list for when this is ov… https://t.co/eHi4ccwDo7
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3/24
2020
Now is not the moment for rash statements & actions but over the last few days I’ve become increasingly convinced t… https://t.co/QUu4m7XQg8
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contractIt's all about priorities. https://t.co/UEM03W9CRngood morning twitter are we all ready for another week of being incredibly stressed out about deadlines we almost c… https://t.co/IaWxJ0aS5E
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contractWhat precisely is @LivUni trying to prove here? No one with good sense would want to work there if they have any op… https://t.co/1ymwjINYjg#covid19UK #shopping Here is a list of priority shopping hours for the elderly and vulnerable across the main super… https://t.co/BVBooinjiw
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contractSign sign sign sign! Academics on permanent contracts, now is the time to step up and show your solidarity: https://t.co/sC3vGmaUp2
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contractEven the hobbits would know to close the library @covcampus You are needlessly putting staff and students at risk… https://t.co/W8HHIfaVEf
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contractControversial but maybe this is a good time for hospital car parks to be free for NHS staff? Retweet if you agree 👊🏼
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contractDo this NOW for your doctoral and postdoctoral colleagues and friends. https://t.co/ZQw2XQal04
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contractVery revealing of how universities are seeing the situation, and are bold enough to say so. Bear this in mind, and… https://t.co/hHhImXzH94I would say if you’re the parent/partner/friend of a student who’s just come back from uni freaked out about what’s… https://t.co/Bp9dbAVsSP
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contract🚨BREAKING🚨The IWGB is suing the UK government over its failure to protect precarious workers, #gigeconomy workers &… https://t.co/87VX0np5it
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3/23
2020
Important perspective here. https://t.co/aJsGlimm1sNewcastle mutual aid website gone live with postcode search for local groups #MutualAid #COVIDー19 #covid19UKhttps://t.co/3lT81Hm6TE
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contractI've been thinking for a couple of days I'd like to try and set up a peer-to-peer hardship fund for Newcastle stude… https://t.co/xrleodcvtp
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contractWe're seeing lots of queries about how to end a #virtualmeeting. The correct etiquette is to have a print out of… https://t.co/AoVLyoT6ng
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3/22
2020
Things that are happening to our students: 1) weeks of quarantine in their home countries because they just came ba… https://t.co/N7NKyXKDgy
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contractMore leadership from a VC. https://t.co/E4G0vNl9PzComrades - we are raising a glass to all this week who move their teaching provision online. Enjoy. https://t.co/mD9GG5xsIs @UCU calls on @portsmouthuni to pause the consultation. At a time of national crisis we must come together. Your st… https://t.co/mZ9jFe3Rs5
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3/21
2020
How much stuff do we think we don't have time to do b/c neo-liberal models of HE are eating away at our time, our l… https://t.co/fQ6SGyptdVCould you please help @StephenMorganMP @CalCorkery @Steve__Pitt @suzy_horton @darrensandersld @LynneStagg1 by telli… https://t.co/WBSzayZDZM
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contract @UniofNewcastle @prof_chrisday Does working from home invalidate the home insurance of staff?
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contractSo reassuring to learn that despite the COVID19 disruption HR @UniofNewcastle is efficiently processing @UCUhttps://t.co/uXCCSEM9zG
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contract @VerbingNouns @NewcastleUniUCU I was really livid with that email this morning. We are all making extraordinary eff… https://t.co/RbZdNJlz7u
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3/20
2020
This has now been sent as a demand by @CardiffUCU to VC of @cardiffuni demanding 'An amnesty on pay deductions for… https://t.co/n8SZ9AHlXp
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contractI'm confused why so many people are trying to do synchronous online instruction? Have you been mandated to do synch… https://t.co/ErspDiew4I
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contractWe need guarantees that staff – particularly those on insecure contracts – will not face any financial detriment du… https://t.co/7qynYNh4jg
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contractThe VC of @UniversityLeeds should be shunned by all decent people, forever. https://t.co/cNO6a1U5qe'Lay your cares and troubles down'. sharing this especially for @NewcastleUniUCU folk who remember Rowan's stellar… https://t.co/k5F6fImc7t
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contractIs someone keeping a list of academic resources going open access? Happy to have a thread here, if people want to u… https://t.co/i8FWxhg3Dv
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contractWe are stronger together - let's help one another ⤵️⤵️⤵️ https://t.co/Hhuoeise3EGood will? https://t.co/R3tIfWtucAThis sums it up. https://t.co/U1IYGn4we0One of our members has a nephew who is stranded in Peru. @DominicRaab not offering help. Please urge the… https://t.co/BixJGEncnQ
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contractFind ways to support local #Newcastle businesses, including many beloved institutions that are at risk during this… https://t.co/QAJjbQ9xQB
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3/19
2020
Can I venture some radical thoughts about universities and the response of the university sector to the coronavirus… https://t.co/wQ4gsKPG9R
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contract @jemimashort Congratulations, Dr. Short!Leadership, in case you wanted to know what it looks like. https://t.co/hafT01OyIZA lesson in how universities can serve their communities, based on an entirely different concept of where universit… https://t.co/DWAiFWrMmkAs most of us still own our performance rights, and as we are morally (if not contracturally) obliged to record our… https://t.co/a9WiIZ1FTs
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contract @SouthamptonUCU @ucu @PortsmouthUcu @NewcastleUniUCU @UoK_UCU @UCULeedsTrinity @UCUSunderland Wise comments for… https://t.co/y1wK9q1c6V
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contractPleas see the petition in the next tweet in this thread. https://t.co/VdoCEFHbCA @gavinjohnadams Happy birthday!Funny how all of these ‘low-skilled’ jobs (cleaners, delivery drivers, retail assistants) that so many look down up… https://t.co/v5RJkPfhYF
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contract @DaraghTOReilly @ucugreenwich @NewcastleUniUCU I would be very interested in seeing the legally mandated risk asses… https://t.co/TbcMsRaVoz
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contractThe @CWUnews is quite simply the finest trade union in this country. Its members in Royal Mail have voted by 94.5%… https://t.co/mvrg2TYvVg
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contractREF2021 should be put on hold NOW for 12 months with all dates rolled forward People are dying and it is going to… https://t.co/zVqJq0gNAr
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contractFollowing @UniofNewcastle and government advice on #covid19, @NCLLawSchool is transitioning to online teaching and… https://t.co/6SL019s3rG
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contractPlea to anyone writing emergency comms: • day of week, date, month, AND TIME at top, always • never "today"; neve… https://t.co/T6qteH8M2K
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contractDr Doug Clow, who spent 20 years at the Open University and now advising universities on the coronavirus, says: “It… https://t.co/2EuG12xBnT
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3/18
2020
@91caitlin @AutumnalSarah @PGUCU_Newcastle We are meeting regularly with senior management and will provide updates… https://t.co/PLqQuHpdEeThe Chancellor is right to provide emergency support for business. But this can’t be just a bailout for boardrooms.… https://t.co/snQC7IYH4a
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contract"We expect that the REF 2021 timetable will be unchanged." This is inhumane. Your responsibility is to exert pressu… https://t.co/aAojf38KvN
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contract. @ucu would like nothing more than this. We’ve done everything possible to work towards a resolution. Sadly Vice C… https://t.co/MwSszgmLow
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contractNow that most uni staff are wfh, using their own energy and resources, and showing amazing good will in developing… https://t.co/F9xrBW2Hcp
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contractThank you! We all need to pull together - if anyone can make a food/cash donation to a local foodbank, that would… https://t.co/y94xm4WEyBMy mum (Chinese), in the car, after having been silent for 30 minutes and à propos de rien: "Some British people lo… https://t.co/bIn8a1Lrf3
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contract @zenscara @leedsucu @UniversityLeeds Does failing to act responsibly in a situation like this count as "any other s… https://t.co/f7CDRscYVM @StrathclydeUCU In the coming days, we shall all have a #modestbuffet @UCUBU @ucu @NewcastleUniUCU https://t.co/rjXT4OkEHg
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contractThis thread shows what universities are for in a time like this. We need to think creatively about how we fulfill o… https://t.co/9hgdEp5Uor1 We're limiting face2face contact from tomorrow until end of the academic year. 2 Most lectures & assessments will… https://t.co/3GR8UHdg2M
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contractImportant news for many of our members. https://t.co/zAJOxPjsGG
3/17
2020
Good new FAQ from @UCU https://t.co/GOGNiv8yCX @UniofNewcastle and @prof_chrisday these seem like good ideas to discuss when we next meet. https://t.co/FgYZ2IXuPRCreated Unofficial Newcastle University @SlackHQ workspace and already in use by two schools for informal collegial… https://t.co/u1TbL7kyJO
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contractThank you for this update. It seems like something that should be in the FAQs, too. https://t.co/ln7VWex3NQThe University has shared important information with students and staff today. Campus remains open, with teaching s… https://t.co/CBdowQpQ1v
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contract @NewcastleUniUCU @NUSUGoVolunteer Opportunity to sign up as a reserve volunteer with the Red Cross in your neighbo… https://t.co/F5fVliucO7
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contract#COVID19walkout is now trending on Twitter 👀👀👀👀👀 Looks like young people are starting to vote with their own feet… https://t.co/QFwJWbUyPz
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contract @MKhosraviNik @UniofNewcastle @mch_newcastle After all, Public Health England says it is all fine. @MKhosraviNik @UniofNewcastle @mch_newcastle As far as we know, it is #BusinessAsUsualWake up. Watch news bulletin about infection rates, death rates, cities around the world shutting down cafes and… https://t.co/608IdpVWUy
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contract @DrRobDale Does this count as impact??.@leedsucu not messing about here. They can't afford to: see https://t.co/N4zINe2IvF If you're formulating your ow… https://t.co/N8pIoFLaxz
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contractAs usual student expectations are used to drive staff while staff are given insufficient prep time. Our unions were… https://t.co/sQXOyAXqrd
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3/16
2020
Yesterday we sent this letting to @trevormcmillan about @KeeleUniversity 'business as usual' response to #COVID19https://t.co/AWWEZ4cIf2
Retweeted by Newcastle University UCU is working to contractAs we prepare to go back into an uncertain ASOS work environment, we wanted to share this lovely thing again. https://t.co/0OFTpv85n5
3/15
2020

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