University of Manchester invigilator says he was denied ‘most basic of dignities’ during Covid-19 lockdown

Exam invigilator Steve Hanson reveals the lockdown induced ordeal he has been through at the University of Manchester, and questions why it took over 100 days for invigilators to find out that they were not eligible for any compensation. Steve Hanson has a PhD from Goldsmiths, is a book author about small town austerity Britain, has appeared on BBC 4 and is a university lecturer. But like many other academics he has found himself to be a victim of the casualisation in higher education that is now being exacerbated by Covid-19. To make ends meet, Steve has found himself juggling … Continue reading University of Manchester invigilator says he was denied ‘most basic of dignities’ during Covid-19 lockdown