Universities across Britain were covered with pickets today as UCU union members struck over pensions. The strike is the first of a planned 14 days of walkouts. In central London, Manchester, Sheffield, Leeds, Newcastle, Dundee and many more places students joined strikers on the picket lines. Student Adhijan joined pickets at University College London (UCL). “Students should show solidarity with their lecturers,” he told Socialist Worker. “Why should lecturers have to lose more money?