UCU navigation

Author Archive | lauraforman

Your Bristol UCU Newsflash, 2nd November 2016

1) General Branch Meeting, Wednesday, 9th November, 13:00-14:00, Arts Complex LT3, 17 Woodland Road Agenda [PDF] 1. ‘What Is UCU Doing For Its Members?’ – Guest Speaker: Rob Goodfellow, UCU President 2. University Strategy Implementation – Bristol UCU Response Bristol UCU Briefing Document – Strategy Update [PDF] Workload Strategy for 2016/17 [PDF] 3. New Branch […]

Continue Reading

Your Bristol UCU Newsflash, 26th October 2016

1) UCU Consultation on Higher Education Pay All members should have been emailed the above consultation. Closes 17.00 on Friday 11 November. —  2) External Appointments – Heads of School, PVCs and Deans Bristol UCU notes its disappointment with the new process of advertising all senior academic appointments externally, including Heads of School. Bristol UCU […]

Continue Reading

Your Bristol UCU Newsflash, 12th October 2016

1) Pay Dispute Update   Our Higher Education Committee meets this Friday, 14 October to discuss, among other things, the current pay dispute.    They will hear back from the four HE Regional Briefings that took place during September, discuss the latest offer from the employers’ body University and College Employers Association (UCEA) and decide […]

Continue Reading

Your Bristol UCU Newsflash, 21st September 2016

1) Workload and Wellbeing Report Our Workload and Wellbeing Report is now available to peruse [PDF]. The Report will inform our key branch priority – workloads! James Thompson, our new branch Vice President, is now branch lead on workloads. If you have points you wish to raise, please let him know: James.Thompson@bristol.ac.uk — 2) Pay […]

Continue Reading

Your Bristol UCU Newsflash, 7th September 2016

1) Emergency General Meeting to discuss the pay dispute, 14th September, 13:00-14:00, LT3, Arts Complex   An Emergency General Meeting has been scheduled on 14th September at 13:00 to discuss our current pay dispute and vote on the motion ‘This branch believes that UCU should reballot members nationally as regards the current pay dispute’ [PDF]. […]

Continue Reading

Your Bristol UCU Newsflash, 17th August 2016

1) Emergency General Meeting, 14th September, 13:00-14:00, LT3, Arts Complex An Emergency General Meeting has been scheduled on 14th September at 13:00 to discuss and vote on the motion ‘This branch believes that UCU should reballot members nationally as regards the current pay dispute’ [PDF]. — 2) Change to Termination of Contract/Notice Period HR has […]

Continue Reading

Your Bristol UCU Newsflash, 6th July

1) Brexit & Bristol: What Does Brexit Mean For Bristol UCU Members?   We are meeting tomorrow, 12pm, LT1, 43 Woodland Road, to discuss the outcome of the EU referendum.   Register:   https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/brexit-bristol-what-does-brexit-mean-for-bristol-ucu-members-tickets-26327710892   At this meeting we will outline the UCU position on Brexit, but will largely spend the meeting discussing member’s concerns […]

Continue Reading

Your Bristol UCU Newsflash, 29th June

1) Brexit Uncertainty Although still very much in the planning stage, Bristol UCU is organising an event in response to the Brexit crisis in HE, the effect it will have on staff and students here at Bristol, and most importantly, what we can do to defend colleagues whose jobs may under threat. To repeat: very […]

Continue Reading

Your Bristol UCU Newsflash, 17th June: Strike Special

1) Day of Local Strike Action – Friday, 17th June, University of Bristol Open Day   Join your fellow Bristol UCU members on our local strike action on Friday, 17th June, a University of Bristol Open Day:   https://www.facebook.com/events/197668157295838/     The main picket will be by the zebra crossing, opposite the Hawthorns from 8.30 […]

Continue Reading