Strike information for students

Stay up-to-date with the latest developments in the national pension dispute

We will quickly provide you with updates via the Student Portal as more details are released by the different groups involved.

In the meantime, if you have any questions or concerns, don’t hesitate to get in touch by emailing


Updates so far

Regularly updated - Strike FAQs for students

20 Apr 2018 - Strike suspension and what happens next

13 Apr 2018 - Strike action suspended

29 Mar 2018 - Union to ballot members on new pension scheme proposal

27 Mar 2018 - New pension scheme proposal

15 Mar 2018 - New talks planned after pension agreement rejected by union branches

13 Mar 2018 - Vice-Chancellor provides update on pension dispute progress

28 Feb 2018 - Progress in talks on national pension dispute

21 Feb 2018 - Strike action update including picket locations

1 Feb 2018 - Staff union announces dates for strike

25 Jan 2018 - Industrial action update and what it means for Lancaster students

22 Jan 2018 - Staff in University College Union ballot for industrial action