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, 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 and follow the tab ‘Our Branch urgently needs more Reps.’


Union reps – blended course: 20 November 2019 and 15 to 17 January 2020, London, 4 classroom days and online tutor supported content. Please be aware this course has online content in-between the classroom days.

H&S 2: organising & bargaining for health & safety: 26 to 28 November 2019, Aberdeen, 3 days.

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 Reps 2 – 3-5 December 2019    Glasgow (City of Glasgow College) Information and register here – 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.