University staff throughout the UK are striking over cuts to their pensions. The industrial action is being taken by members of the University and College Union. At Ulster University, many students are experiencing disruption to their studies as a result of the strikes, with many lectures either cancelled or postponed. The pension cuts could leave staff up to £10,000 a year worse off during their retirement.
I spoke to both strikers and students at Ulster University to get a sense of the scale and impact of the action. Follow this link to see and hear what they thought….