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Durham University


Frequently Asked Questions

List of FAQs

+How will the University mitigate the impact of the strike on students?

The University has developed a policy which sets out how we will use our best endeavours to respect the right of staff to strike whilst also seeking to minimize the impact of the strike on our students. This policy can be viewed here.

Many have asked about compensation. This question cannot be answered at this time; it is still too soon to know the precise impact of strike action on individuals students. We have focused on issues needing immediate attention, such as mitigating the educational impact of strike action. We can say with certainty, however, that the University will not benefit from pay deducted from staff participating in the strike. All such funds will be used for the direct benefit of students