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UCU General Secretary election result

The ballot to elect UCU’s next General Secretary has closed and we are now able to announce the result. Dr Jo Grady (University of Sheffield) has been elected as the next General Secretary of UCU. Her term of office will begin as soon as she is able to take up the position. The scrutineers’ report

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News Roundup and Policy Documents

UCU Scotland education conference video and documents – a resource for branches UCU Scotland has produced a video and policy discussion documents to help branches develop policy and hold policy discussions on issues of key interest and concern to members.  As well as developing policy through motions and at UCU UK and Scottish congresses, the union

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There is still time to apply to go to the UK wide Congress

We would like to encourage our branch members to register as delegate(s) for UCU’s UK-wide congress, which, this year takes place in Harrogate.  Very few delegates from Scotland have registered to date, and this is the key decision-making body of our Union. As usual, registration can be done on-line.  This is the link for branches

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Free membership for PhD Teaching Students

UCU is still offering free membership to PhD Teaching Students for 4 years! This is a unique opportunity for you to join our Union and take advantage of all that we can offer our members. See here for our presentation. It is very quick to join. Just visit https://www.ucu.org.uk and then press the button marked

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Further information

Not sure about joining our UCU Stirling Branch? Watch this ….

If you are still wondering whether to join our UCU Stirling Branch, and asking yourself “what is in it for me?” take a look at this presentation to see all the benefits that you could gain by becoming a member. Press the SLIDE SHOW button and then the FROM THE BEGINNING button to gain the

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UCU warns of ‘damaging consequences’ of funding cut for Scottish universities

Recently UCU warned ministers that a £1bn funding deal for Scotland’s universities could have ‘damaging consequences’ for the sector. With funding levels not having risen in line with inflation, UCU warned that the higher education sector was facing further real terms cuts. Speaking to STV following the announcement of the funding allocations for universities for 2019/20, UCU Scotland official Mary

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Our Branch urgently needs more Reps

UCU Scotland Training Courses – Register Now! There are several UCU training courses confirmed which can be registered for now. UCU Trade Unions and the Environment – Green Reps role – 12 June – Glasgow Information and register here – https://www.ucu.org.uk/article/9967/Trade-unions-and-the-environment—Green-Reps-role-function–influence UCU Reps 1 – 27-29 August 2019 – Edinburgh (Heriot-Watt University) Information and register

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