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Response to The Student

This is written as clarification to an article in The Student, 29 Nov 2016

The below is the comment sent by UCU Edinburgh officers to The Student newspaper, a comment from which quotes were included in their recent article on tutors’ working conditions. 1,258 more words


LEAD: Legal Education Associate Deans Network meeting report

On 26 September, Nat Skead and Mary Heath went to the LEAD meeting hosted by Flinders University in Adelaide. It is a pleasure to share the Smart Casual resources with people in roles with responsibility for sessional teachers and professional development in law. 422 more words

Legal Education


Casualisation is a symptom of a sector-wide crisis

(submitted to Guardian 17 November)

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The disgrace of casualisation, whilst Vice Chancellors and Principals award themselves salaries multiple times that of the Prime Minster, was graphically and accurately portrayed ( 1,784 more words


Higher Education Research Group of Adelaide Conference 2016

We took the Smart Casual modules for a viewing by other disciplines at the HERGA conference: From Research and Policy into Practice on 23 September 2016. 220 more words

Legal Education

Uber tribunal: Building unions and collective action among casualised workers

Nilu discusses why the ruling that Uber drivers are ‘workers’, rather than being ‘self-employed’ is a cause for celebration for all workers, especially others in the gig economy.   1,519 more words