There are currently no mandates for industrial action in place at King's. 

 

In this article you will find information relating to the following, if industrial action were to occur again in the future:

Information specifically about the marking and assessment boycott that took place earlier in 2023 is available in this article How might industrial action affect my exams, assessments, progression and graduation? 

This article was last updated on 13 November 2023.

 

 

What are the disputes about?

 

 

What is King's doing about the issues that have contributed to industrial action?

 

 

When will industrial action take place?

 

Exams, assessments, progression and graduation

 

Please read our article How might industrial action affect my exams, assessments, progression and graduation? for more information.

 

General questions

 

 

What is industrial action?

 

 

What is strike action?

 

 

What is action short of strike (ASOS)?

 

 

How could industrial action affect me?

 

 

If I were to feel worried about crossing a picket line, what would I do?

 

 

How could industrial action affect research?

 

Teaching and learning

 

 

Would teaching and learning go ahead on strike days? 

 

 

Should I attend supervision of projects and dissertations?

 

 

Should I submit assignments? 

 

 

Would any sessions be cancelled? 

 

 

What would I do if my lecture or class were rescheduled because of strike action?

 

 

Would I still be able to access campus during industrial action?

 

 

I’m a King’s Online student, how might industrial action affect me?

 

International students

 

 

How would the industrial action affect my visa in terms of my attendance record?

 

 

I'm a visiting study abroad/exchange student, how might industrial action affect me?

 

Support

 

 

Would I still be able to get access to student services?

 

 

What additional support would be available for my personal and professional development?

 

 

Where would I be able to go for support?

 

 

Would I need to submit a Mitigating Circumstances Form for teaching cancelled due to industrial action? 

 

Complaints

 

 

Will there be compensation for previous industrial action?

 

 

Can I complain about disruption due to industrial action?

 

Further questions

 

 

Who can I send questions to?