Sally Hunt
Sally Hunt is general secretary of the University and College Union (UCU).

Entries by Sally Hunt

Why the Prison Book Ban Will Lead to Higher Levels of Reoffending

(7) Comments | Posted 25 March 2014 | (15:12)

The ban on prisoners being sent books has, quite rightly, provoked outrage. A host of leading writers have criticised the move and the Howard League for Penal Reform described the plan as "nasty and bizarre."

Ministers have attempted to play down the row by saying that...

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Second University Forced Into Climbdown on Unpaid Jobs

(0) Comments | Posted 3 August 2012 | (12:21)

An advert for an unpaid research post was taken down yesterday just 30 minutes after the University and College Union (UCU) released a statement condemning the practice of getting researchers to work for free.

The advert from the Anna Freud Centre (AFC) clearly stated that the six month...

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Student Satisfaction Levels are High, but are Expectations set to Rocket?

(0) Comments | Posted 18 August 2011 | (00:00)

Students are even more satisfied with their university course than last year. The National Student Survey, which quizzed 265,000 final year students at more than 250 universities and further education colleges, found that 83 per cent of students are satisfied with their courses, up from 82 per cent in 2010....

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