NEC Elections 2021

UCU Left calls on members to vote for candidates who are committed to fighting for Health and Safety, workers’ rights, equality and protecting the planet.  

In the coming UCU NEC elections it is important all members vote.  Low polls comfort only …

UCU Black Members’ Conference Report 2020

BLM protest, London, 6th June 2020.

This year’s Black Members UCU Conference took place in a world that saw the COVID 19 pandemic, economic recession, climate crisis and the brutal murder by the police in the US of George Floyd. Seen by millions across the world, …

UCULeft Pre-HESC Meeting

UCULeft Pre-HESC Meeting


7:00-8:30pm Monday 14 December

This is an open meeting to discuss motions submitted to HESC, taking place on 15th December, and provide UCU Left voting guidance. The discussion will be led by Marion Hersh and Sean Wallis. …

Report from UCU Women’s Conference

Nita Sanghera

Nita Sanghera

We remembered Nita and shared impressions.  Saira Weiner, of Liverpool John Moores University proposed 30 seconds’ silence.

Employment issues

Kate Moran presented a summary of Maternity Action’s report on “Insecure Labour”, which includes powerful statements from union members, …

UCU Left Equalities Conference Q&A

End the Gender Pay Gap - protest in London, HE strike 2016    After (cropped)

Join our panel ahead of the UCU Equalities Conference. We will discuss the history and purpose of the Equalities strands, standing members’ committees, and conferences and how they relate to UCU’s NEC. We will have a panel discussion on the …