Lecturers gathered outside the entrance to the University of Cumbria on Brampton Road this morning as part of a move by university staff across the North West who went on strike today in a row over pay and pensions.
Union members from all 13 North West universities are involved in the nationwide action taken by Unison, Unite and the University and College Union.
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