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Students and lecturers at an East End university joined forces as they swapped their classrooms for the picket line.

The one-day stint of industrial action at the University of East London was staged by members of the University and College Union (UCU) in a protest against proposals that, if implemented, would see their workload increase in the form of more teaching hours, marking and assessments.


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Lecturers at the University of East London (UEL) will scrap their timetables tomorrow in a protest against plans to increase staff workloads.

The one-day period of industrial action, to be taken by Members of the University and College Union (UCU), is in response to a claimed "untenable and unjust" policy by (UEL).

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The University of East London plans to shut down its Docklands campus during the G20 summit.

The campus - which is a few hundred yards from the Excel centre - is to close on Wednesday and Thursday "to maintain a safe campus environment".