Bristol UCU Newsflash, 19th April 2023

1) MAB From Tomorrow

Tomorrow is the first day of our Marking and Assessment Boycott.

For more information:

Please note: there is a 45-min MAB Teams branch meeting today at 13:15. To join:

2) Calling Notice: Bristol UCU Annual General Meeting including Election of Branch Officers and Exec Members, Wednesday 7 June, 13:00–14:00

Our Bristol UCU 2023 AGM will be on Wednesday 7 June at 1pm via Microsoft Teams.

On the current agenda: the election of Branch Officers and Executive Committee Members. For a list of roles, see:

We would particularly welcome expressions of interest from staff in Professional Services.

We will also approve last year’s branch accounts.

If you would like to nominate yourself for a role, or would like further information, please email the Branch Secretary Paul Ayres (

Candidates for Branch Officer roles need to be nominated by two other members. Nominations should be emailed to the Branch Secretary. The closing date for nominations is Wednesday 10 May 2022 at 5pm.

3) Bristol UCU Strike Social, 11th May, 16:00-18:00, Hamilton House & ‘Education as a tool for Liberation: Reading Paulo Freire’s Pedagogy of the Oppressed’, 24th April, 17:30-19:30, PGR Hub Room 2.22, Senate House

Join Bristol UCU members at our strike social on Thursday 11th May at Hamilton House.

Join PG members of The Learning Forum this coming Monday to discuss Freire’s Pedagogy of the Oppressed.