Universities strike: More than 70,000 lecturers and staff at 150 universities to walkout over dispute

More than 70,000 lecturers and other staff at 150 universities will strike for three days later this month in a dispute over pay, working conditions and pensions, the University and College Union announced.

The National Union of Students said they would support the strikes due to take place on November 24, 25 and 30.

The University and College Union (UCU) said the strikes will be the biggest ever to hit UK universities and could impact 2.5 million students.