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Your Bristol UCU Newsflash, 4 April 2016 (Pay Campaign)

1) Our Claim UCU met with the employers, the Universities & Colleges Employers Association (UCEA), ​on 22 March. The meeting was to discuss UCEA’s response to our joint Higher Education trade union pay claim. To refresh, our claim, submitted on Friday, 11th March was: A 5% pay increase for all university staff on the national […]

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Your Bristol UCU Newsflash, 16th March

1) The Prevent Duty at Bristol Thanks to everyone who signed the letter to the Board of Trustees: http://tinyurl.com/UoBPreventBoT — 2) 2016/17 Pay Campaign UCU’s Higher Education Committee (HEC) has endorsed the proposed pay campaign timeline. Unless we receive an offer worth consulting members about by 19th May, then we will enter industrial action from […]

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Your Bristol UCU Newsflash, 9th March

1) New Professional Services Staff Group Are you in Professional Services? Think Bristol UCU could be doing more to represent the interests of Professional Services’ staff? Then join our new Professional Services’ Staff Group. You should have received an email from your Professional Services’ reps this week asking for your views: this group is intended […]

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Your Bristol UCU Newsflash, 2nd March 2016

1) General Meeting, 1pm-2pm, TODAY, LT3 Arts Complex, 17 Woodland Road We have two items on the agenda: Pay Campaign & Pay Claim 2016-17 (Guest Speaker: Michael Carley, Bath UCU and UCU South West Regional Chair) University Vision & Strategy A copy of the agenda is on our website: https://www.ucubristol.org.uk/files/2016/02/02.03.16-GM-Agenda.pdf — 2) Close the HE […]

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Your Bristol UCU Newsflash, 24th February 2016

1) General Meeting, 1pm-2pm, Wednesday 2nd March, LT3 Arts Complex, 17 Woodland Road We have two items on the agenda: Pay Campaign & Pay Claim 2016-17 (Guest Speaker Michael Carley, Bath UCU and UCU South West Regional Chair) University Vision & Strategy A copy of the agenda is on our website: https://www.ucubristol.org.uk/files/2016/02/02.03.16-GM-Agenda.pdf — 2) Pay […]

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Your Bristol UCU Newsflash, 17th February 2016

1) General Meeting, 2nd March, 1pm-2pm, LT3, Arts Complex Date for the diary. Provisional agenda items include pay campaign (see below) and guest speakers. — 2) The Prevent Duty at Bristol As you may have seen, the Prevent Compliance Group circulated their Prevent Consultation last week. The Consultation closes 25th February. Some of the proposed […]

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Your Bristol UCU Newsflash, 10th February 2016

1) Events, Dear Boy, Events Quite a few events for your diaries: #HEARTUNIONS Week, University of Bristol Big Workplace Meeting, TODAY and Tomorrow, 12:00-14:00, Outside Senate House Organised by our UoB Unison comrades, part of the national TUC #HEARTUNIONS week of events celebrating the great work done by trade union reps and members, come along […]

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Your Bristol UCU Newsflash, 4th February 2016

1) Meet UCU For Lunch, Monday 22 February 2016, 12:00– 13:30, 7G1, 7 Priory Road As part of UCU’s Recruitment Week, Bristol UCU hosts ‘Meet UCU For Lunch’ on Monday, 22nd February. Members and non-members are all welcome at this lunch-time, drop-in event. Come find out more about what UCU does and what the union […]

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Your Bristol UCU Newsflash, 27th January 2016

1) Teaching Excellence Framework Thank you to everyone who came to From REF to TEF last Thursday. It was a very informative discussion, with contributions very much representative of the general HE scepticism, if not downright opposition towards the proposed Teaching Excellence Framework. Interestingly, a great deal of the discussion focussed on how we – […]

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Your Bristol UCU Newsflash, 20th January 2016

1) General Meeting, TODAY, 1pm-2pm, Arts Complex LT2 Please find the agenda on our Bristol UCU website: https://www.ucubristol.org.uk/general-meeting-wednesday-20th-january-1pm-2pm-arts-complex-lt2/ — 2) From REF to TEF TOMORROW, UCU Submission and Second Convention on Higher Education, UCL, Saturday 27th February, 10am-5pm On all matters Green and White Paper related: Don’t forget our Bristol UCU Green Paper-themed From REF […]

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