Student Administration

Industrial action 2023

Updates and information for students on industrial action at the University.

Industrial action is taking place across many UK Universities. 

On 6 September 2023, the University and College Union (UCU) announced that, nationally:

  • The marking and assessment boycott which had been in place since April is called off with immediate effect
  • Strike action will take place from Monday 25 September to Friday 29 September

Guidance for students

Below is further advice and guidance to support you during this industrial action. We will keep these pages updated and email you about any significant developments.  

Important dates, graduations and progression

International students

Marking and assessment boycott

Exams and assessment



Exchanges and placements

Postgraduate researchers

About the industrial action

Contact us

If you have any further questions about the industrial action, our enquiry hub can be contacted via