4,000 members of the UCU at colleges across England, have taken up the industrial action over poor renumeration
The action being taken by the lecturers under the University and College Union (UCU) is a 10-day strike to protest poor renumeration.
Before the strike action, staff were initially offered a one per cent deal, which was rejected, followed by a revised 2.5 per cent.
The strike action was launched on Monday September 26 over pay dispute.
The union said staff have been left “with no other option” as college bosses “refuse to raise pay”. Staff will be picketing outside colleges each morning of the strikes.