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Training and Events

Quote from a member, discussing her attendance on a UCU Scotland training course:  “The training was excellent and summary of important information most helpful. For those who want to be more involved, it is essential.”

Why not come and see for yourself  how useful our training courses can be in your daily life, as well as when you are representing UCU? If you are interested in a specific type of course, please contact PMcGibbon2@ucu.org.uk, who will find out which courses in that field are being run, and where they are being held. A variety of courses are running throughout the year, spread over the UK.


For a current list of training opportunities that are free of charge to members, see http://ucustirling.org.uk/ and follow the tab ‘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. Branches are asked to please encourage members to register.

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 here – https://www.ucu.org.uk/article/7800/UCU-reps
This course is now fully subscribed and a waiting list has been started. If you wish to join the waiting list please register via the link as normal.

UCU Reps 2 – 3-5 December 2019    Glasgow (City of Glasgow College)
Information and register here – https://www.ucu.org.uk/article/7800/UCU-reps

Those wishing to register for courses should speak to their respective branch in the first instance and please note courses must be attended in their entirety.

Travel, food, and accommodation (where necessary) expenses are covered by UCU Scotland.

Registration for UCU UK Congress, Harrogate, 25-27 May 2019
Registration is now open for UCU’s UK-wide congress which this year takes place in Harrogate 25-27 May 2019.As usual, registration can be done on-line.  This is the link for branches https://ucu.wufoo.com/forms/ucu-congress-2019-delegate-form/All information about Congress can be found at https://www.ucu.org.uk/Congress2019. Information about delegate entitlement is also available from this page.The deadline is Monday 22 April.