Report of NEC meeting, Friday 6th July

The new National Executive met on 6th July for the first time since our Congress some weeks ago.

Members may recall that at Congress and at the HE and FE sector conferences there were large majorities or often unanimous decisions …

Defending Post-16 Education in an Era of Austerity

A conference of resistance, Saturday 22 September, Central London.

Speakers include: John McDonnell MP, Melanie Cooke Action for ESOL & Kings college UCU, Owen Jones author of chavs, Zita Holbourne PCS NEC and co-chair of BARAC, Professor Andrew Mcgettigan, Alex

Do Sally’s Sums add up?

This is a guest post from Liza van Zyl of Cardiff University.

It would appear from looking through UCU’s financial statement for the year ending 31st August 2010 that our NEC is remarkably good value for money and that the …

Action for ESOL manifesto Launch

Action for ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) launched its new manifesto for ESOL on Saturday March 3rd at UCU Head Office in north London.

A good turnout included MP Heidi Alexander, representatives from the Refugee Council, Migrant Workers …

Campaign Appeal

Since Natfhe and the AUT merged five years ago to form the University and College Union, UCU Left has worked hard to build stronger branch and regional organisation in order to promote the defence of post-16 education and to fight …

Who is in UCU Left?

UCU Left is a broad left grouping of members of the 120,000 strong University and College Union. We are committed to building a member-led, democratic UCU, one which is founded on a strategy of campaigning and collective action rather than …