Human Resources

Industrial Action 2023/24

Updates and information for staff on potential industrial action

At present, there are no active industrial action mandates at The University of Edinburgh. 

Principal and Vice-Chancellor Professor, Peter Mathieson, wrote to representatives of our recognised trade unions – the University and College Union (UCU), Unison and Unite – following recent ballots on industrial action.  You can read the email in full at the below link:

Email to Unions from the Principal

If you have any questions regarding previous periods of strike action or the Marking Assessment Boycott please email