Industrial Action

Notification of Industrial Action February/March 2023

UCU (the University and College Union) has called upon its members to take industrial action relating to the 2022-23 national pay negotiations and recent changes to the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS).

UCU action has notified the University of strike action on the following days as well as ongoing and action short of a strike.

The specific days of strike action notified by UCU are:

UCU proposed strike daysNotification by
Wednesday 1 February (1 day)

Friday 3 March

Thursday 9 & Friday 10 February (2 days)
Tuesday 14, Wednesday 15 & Thursday 16 February (3 days)
Tuesday 21, Wednesday 22 & Thursday 23 February (3 days)
Monday 27, Tuesday 28 February, Wednesday 1 & Thursday 2 March (4 days)

Wednesday 29 March

Thursday 16 & Friday 17 March (2 days)
Monday 20, Tuesday 21 & Wednesday 22 March (3 days)


Staff who are UCU members and who are considering participation in the strike action and/or action short of strike should note the University Position on Industrial Action.

UCU members who choose to participate in strike action and / or action short of strike between 1 February and 23 February should complete the required February 2023 Confirmation of Participation in Industrial Action form immediately upon their return to work and by Friday 3 March at the latest.  Those taking action between Monday 27 February and 22 March should complete the Feb/March 2023 Confirmation of Participation in Industrial Action form by Wednesday 29 March at the latest.

You must be logged into your Strathclyde account to complete this online form.  Please do not complete the online form on behalf of colleagues.

If you are unable to use this form but still wish to confirm your participation in industrial action, please contact for an alternative submission method.


Gordon Scott

Chief People Officer