University vice-chancellors slammed over pay rises of over 8%

Analysis of vice-chancellor pay at 19 Russell Group institutions show an average salary of £293,000 in 2012-13. The figures from Times Higher Education magazine, reveal much higher rises for university top brass than the 1% agreed that year for rank-and-file staff. Sally Hunt of the University and College Union (UCU) accused university managers of “startling hypocrisy”.