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 …

Report from NEC November 2020

Report from NEC November 2020

The UCU National Executive Committee (NEC) met on 13th November with England in a second lockdown and the devolved nations continuing with their own approach to restrictions as covid cases multiplied across the UK. …

Message from UEL UCU

UEL set to make the only compulsory redundancies in London higher education institutions


October 29, 2020

Dear friends and colleagues

We are writing to tell you about the dispute at the University of East London over restructuring and cuts …

UCU Left Congress Bulletin 2020

Building new, and better: Defending education under COVID-19

UCU meets at a time when society and the role of education are under intense scrutiny. Education and research should be the vehicle for lifting society out of the crisis of Covid. …