1. UCU, the main lecturers union, just voted overwhelmingly to ballot for strike action early in new year at the special conference on HE in Manchester.
2. UCU delegates have called for a day action for the 30th Nov.
3. UCU delegates have also called for regional broad demonstrations every month, building towards the TUC national demo on 30th March.
There has also been huge and overt support from across the conference for the student actions.