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Postgraduate students and UCU

Apr 25th, 2012 | By

At the University of Stirling postgraduate students are a distinctive, but important, group within the academic community. UCU (University and College Union) is the union that represents staff employed in academic and related posts – including postgraduate students employed in these roles. Like thousands of postgraduate students across the UK, many postgraduate students registered at

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We would like to hear from you

Apr 25th, 2012 | By

We are very keen to hear from members regarding what you believe UCU Stirling Branch should be doing. Would you like to hear from us mainly by email; by using our new website to give you the latest information; would you prefer a printed newsletter or would you rather attend regular meetings in order to receive

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Contract Researchers

Apr 23rd, 2012 | By

Contract researchers lead complicated lives.  Below you will find links to information which will help you to understand the context for your contract and its development. If you have any questions, problems or suggestions, you can contact the UCU rep for contract research staff at University of Stirling: Dr Helen Lees   h.e.lees@stir.ac.uk If you would

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A new personal injury online claim form

Apr 22nd, 2012 | By

A new personal injury online claim form for members UCU has introduced a new online claim form for members wishing to pursue a new personal injury/disease claim, including stress related. The online claim form may be found in the UCU Support Centre site (https://ucu.custhelp.com/). It considerably speeds up the process of getting a claim out

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Caseworkers are here to help

Mar 19th, 2012 | By

UCU Stirling Branch has a number of caseworkers who are here to help you if you have a problem They can offer you advice on employment rights and conditions, plus • Support with disciplinary procedures, including allegations of under-performance • Support with dispute resolution and grievance procedures • Representation at tribunals • Discrimination and harassment

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