61 UK Universities to strike over pensionsWatch
Our strikes are in three batches, and only 2 days (Thurs and Fri) at first. I don't suppose the impact will be huge -- more likely lectures will be switched around and stuff like that.
Honestly, I’m not paying £9000 a year for them to go out on strike.
Is your calculation considering other services you're offered? Such as access to the library, the online library, setting up assessments and marking those assessments. It is quite the falsehood to suggest you're paying £9000 exclusively for lectures.
Their pension scheme that they've been paying into for decades has been unilaterally changed. They'll be lucky to get as much out as they paid in.
I am afraid civil servants, local authority and education workers are going to have to join the rest of us in the real world at some time. Gold-plated pensions are a thing of the past.