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Bristol UCU Newsflash, 19th May 2021

1) Emergency Online General Meeting, Today, 13:00-14:00, via Microsoft Teams Bristol UCU members are invited to an Emergency Online General Meeting on Anti-Casualisation today @1pm To see the motion for debate and approval: https://bit.ly/2SzM6JR To join the meeting next week, click on the link below: https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_YmVkZTAwYzgtN2MxYy00MjI3LWIzOTEtMDFlYzI3MmRjZWYw%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%22b2e47f30-cd7d-4a4e-a5da-b18cf1a4151b%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22808b1cd4-a148-40b5-9088-03701d876c24%22%7d — 2) Bristol UCU USS Survey Please complete our branch survey […]

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Bristol UCU Newsflash, 12th May 2021

1) Emergency Online General Meeting, Wednesday, 19th May, 13:00-14:00, via Microsoft Teams Wednesday next week Bristol UCU members are invited to an Emergency Online General Meeting on Anti-Casualisation. To see the motion for debate and approval, please click on the link below: https://bit.ly/2SzM6JR The motion updates members on the current progress since our 2018 Anti-Casualisation Claim […]

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Bristol UCU Newsflash, 5th May 2021

1) PS Members – Want to get more involved with the union? Are you tempted to become a local contact or departmental rep? Are you a rep already and want to find out more about how to recruit new members? Discover more at the next event in Professional Services term led by our Membership Secretary […]

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Bristol UCU Newsflash, 28th April 2021

1) Reminder: Bristol UCU USS Briefing, Today, 13:00-14:00, via Zoom To join: https://bristol-ac-uk.zoom.us/j/96889958008 Open to both UCU and non-UCU members. — 2) Why I Joined… Why I joined … is a series of articles from members across Professional Services talking about why they joined UCU and what being part of the union means to them. In the […]

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Bristol UCU Newsflash, 21st April 2021

1) Professional Services Term is here Professional Services (PS) term launched on Monday with Jo McNeill from the University of Liverpool speaking to members about the work of the ARPS (Academic Related and Professional Services staff) Committee and the ARPS manifesto for change. Future events for PS term include: Being an active part of the […]

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Bristol UCU Newsflash, 31st March 2021

1) E-Survey: Return To Blended Learning After Easter Thanks to everyone who has completed the survey. If you have not completed, please click on the link: https://bristolucu.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/e-survey-return-2-blended-learning-april E-Survey closes at 17:00 today. Please note: individual programmes can make a case, with School support, to remain online, and Bristol UCU can be involved in this decision-making. […]

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Bristol UCU Newsflash, 24th March 2021

1) E-Survey – Return To Blended Learning After Easter With the announcement that the University of Bristol is planning to return to blended learning from April 19th, dependent on government and local Public Health England approval, our Bristol UCU E-Survey seeks to garner members’ views on the current University of Bristol position, on the current […]

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Bristol UCU Newsflash, 17th March 2021

1) Return To Blended Learning After Easter With the University Executive Board (UEB) announcement that the University of Bristol is planning to return to blended learning at the start of Summer Term for all programmes, our planned branch e-consultation to garner members’ views will now be updated, to factor in this planned return to blended delivery. The […]

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Bristol UCU Newsflash, 10th March 2021

1) Professional Service Term Next term Bristol UCU launches our first Professional Services term, dedicated to our PS members and staff. PS UCU reps are planning a series of events and activities from April 19th to June 14th. Boosting our PS recruitment; assessing the opportunity cost of frequent PS restructurings; securing a decent working environment […]

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Bristol UCU Newsflash, 3rd March 2021

1) Emergency Online General Meeting, Monday, 1st March 2021 Thanks to Bristol UCU members who attended Monday’s Teams meeting. A brief workload update started the meeting. Members are now hopefully aware of the University’s workload reduction announcement: no new TESTAs this academic year, unless requested by the School or Department; no further NSS Task Forces […]