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Transport disruption and teachers' strike in February 2023

Updated Thursday 26 January 2023

Transport disruption 

Strikes are due to affect National Rail services on Wednesday 1 and Friday 3 February. Some train lines will have no services running on these days. 

Staff guidance 

Staff should discuss with their line manager whether working remotely is appropriate. After this discussion, if staff are expected to be onsite, they should make all reasonable efforts to attend. 

Student guidance 

Students should expect teaching to continue as planned during this strike action. Departments will communicate any necessary changes directly to those affected. 

Teachers’ strike  

Teachers at schools in England are due to go on strike on Wednesday 1 February.  

Staff guidance 

If staff are expected to be onsite, they should make all reasonable efforts to attend. Otherwise, affected staff should discuss with their line manager whether working remotely is appropriate. In exceptional circumstances, taking Special leave may be appropriate, subject to line manager approval in advance.  

Industrial action at Imperial

The national University and College Union (UCU) has approved their members taking strike action on Wednesday 1 February. View our guidance for staff and our guidance for students