Striking lecturers will target graduation ceremony

Union members will target a graduation ceremony at Oxford Brookes University Credit: ITV Meridian

Striking lecturers in Oxford are to target a graduation ceremony later. They'll be leafleting students and guests as part of their dispute about pay.

Union members in the city are in the first wave of institutions taking part in the action.

At Oxford Brookes University, union members will target students and their guests as they enter the Headington campus on Gipsy Lane.

"Our action will undoubtedly be disruptive to this prestigious university event but employers must learn they cannot continue treating us with contempt and ignoring the erosion of our pay, particularly given the spiralling cost of housing in Oxford."

– University of Oxford UCU branch president, Terry Hoad