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Goldsmiths defends need for cuts amid union’s global boycott call

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London university says it needs to make £9 million in savings over two years

Goldsmiths, University of London has criticised a proposed academic boycott over potential redundancies, saying the it will “only damage communities” the college works with.

On 13 January the University and College Union called for academics across the world to boycott Goldsmiths over the university’s plan to cut a number of jobs in the English, creative writing and history departments, which the UCU puts at 46 roles.

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