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IMPORTANT 2nd Information and Q & A meeting to discuss the strike action

MEMBERS AND NON-MEMBERS WELCOME Following on from our recent ballot, the majority of members have voted for strike action. UCU Stirling Branch, therefore, held an information and Q & A meeting, about the forthcoming strikes, for members and non-members, on Monday 5th February. The attendance of over 50 indicated how important this issue is to

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Latest information from UCU Scotland

Scottish Parliament motion – USS pension scheme Ross Greer, MSP for the West of Scotland, has put down a motion in the Scottish Parliament about the USS pension scheme,  calling on the Scottish Government to urge university principals to work with UCU to ensure the viability and future of the scheme.  We are asking individual

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Free membership for PhD Teaching Students

UCU is now 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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Transforming UCU for the future

Important messages from UCU general secretary Sally Hunt Dear colleague, I was re-elected earlier this year on a clear mandate – make UCU fit to face the future in an increasingly uncertain world. We have been busy since then and I want to share with you five key areas where we have made progress. 1.

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Further information

New voluntary service: CV help for members

A new voluntary service is available for members who are worried that their CVs are out of date or need to be redesigned. Every Wednesday morning the UCU office will be open between 10.00 am and 12.00 noon, by appointment, to help members with their CVs. This is not a service that is offered by

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Listen again to Carlo Morelli’s talk on USS Pensions

At our recent USS Pensions Update Meeting, Carlo Morelli gave a very informative talk. To listen to what he said on the subject of USS Pensions, follow this link. http://listenagain.stir.ac.uk/media/keep/ucu_pensions/USS_Pensions_-_20171101_125626_7.mp3

Gender Identity Guides

You can see two very useful documents here, one on Gender Identity and one on an LGBT Guide to Language in Use: https://www.ucu.org.uk/media/8600/Guide-to-Gender-Identity-May-17/pdf/Guide_to_gender_identity_may_17.pdf https://www.ucu.org.uk/media/8602/LGBT-a-guide-to-language-in-use-May-17/pdf/LGBT__language_May_17.pdf

Our Stirling Branch UCU office has moved to C3A42

The Stirling Branch UCU office has now been relocated to the A corridor in Cottrell, in room 3A42. The office will be open all day Tuesdays as well as Wednesday afternoons, and all members of staff, whether members or non-members, are invited to drop in at any time, for a chat or a cup of

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