Bristol UCU Newsflash, 18th April: Tea & Coffee Survey, Branch EGM, ‘Motion on Staff-Student Relationships’, Tuesday, 23rd April, Members Winning at Work, UCU Congress 2024

1) Tea & Coffee Survey

Drawn up by our UNISON colleague Jane Carter, please complete this joint union Tea and Coffee Survey:

The survey is intended to better understand the situation across the University concerning the provision of day-to-day refreshments/break rooms. Do you get your tea and coffee supplied? Or do you have to pay?

2) Branch Extra-Ordinary General Meeting, ‘Motion on Staff-Student Relationships’, Tuesday, 23rd April, 13:00-14:00, Microsoft Teams.

To join the meeting on Teams:

‘This branch calls for revisions to the university’s ‘Sexual Misconduct and Relationships Policy’ to prohibit staff from entering into intimate personal relationships with students where the staff member has responsibility for, or involvement in student’s study or pastoral support or is likely to in the future (with further details to be added pending discussions with the University of Bristol’s Student’s Union)’

To read the motion, click on this link [link].

All Bristol UCU members are welcome.

If members wish to speak at the EGM, for or against the motion, please email by Monday, 22nd April.

3) Members Winning At Work

Recent wins that show the power of the union:

Members winning at work Recent wins showing the power of the

4) Branch Delegates: UCU Congress 2024

If you are interested in being a delegate to this year’s UCU Congress, please email