Bristol UCU Newsflash, 5th October 2022

1) Branch All-Members Meeting: Wednesday, 12th October, 13:00-14:00, Microsoft Teams

Open to all Bristol UCU members: an all-members meeting and Get The Vote Out Rally, Wednesday 12 October, 1pm on Teams

Just over two weeks to go in the current ballot on whether to take industrial action: if you haven’t, please vote.

The Teams link for the meeting next week is below:

2) PGR Event & Social, Wednesday, 19th October, 16:00-18:00, PGR Hub Room 2.22, Senate House, 16:00-18:00

All PGRs welcome. UCU PGR reps want to hear from you about the issues that matter most to Bristol PGRs.  

The second half of the meeting will be a social with refreshments and the option to go to a local pub afterwards. Challenge: who can bring along the most non-UCU member PGR friends and get them signed up!?  

Look out for the calendar link – please click attend if you plan to come, so we can plan for numbers.

3) Health and Safety Induction (Health & Safety Reps’ Role and Functions): 7, 8, 9, December 2022, University of Bristol

Interested in becoming a UCU Health and Safety Rep? Sign up for the Induction, hosted by Bristol UCU:—Induction-health–safety-reps-role-and-functions-7-8-9-November-2022-Bristol-South-West

4 UoB Anti-Precarity Network (@UoBAPN), 12:00-13:00, 25th October, Microsoft Teams

The network meets every 4th Tues of the month, 12:00-13:00, to share experiences of and to fight back against casualised working at the University and further afield.  

Next meeting is 25th Oct 2022 12-1.  

Open to non-UCU members. Link here:,%22Oid%22:%225a608657-a8b0-400e-abb8-ba080dd00df6%22%7D