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February, 2013:

Vote Marie Morley for UCU NEC

Our local President Marie Morley is standing as a candidate in the elections for UCU National Executive Committee.  You should have received ballot papers for these elections by now and have until 1st March to cast your vote.  Let’s get Marie on the National Executive so we can have a voice.

Support the Halesowen 4

supporthehalesowen4_2 Four members of staff at Halesowen College, including branch secretary Dave Muritu, have been dismissed from their teaching jobs. Their offence? To teach in a department whose students’ results fell below the national average … read more

Calling all casuals ! Wednesday 20th February 12.15 8W2.23

100 staff have responded to our survey about changes to the pay and conditions of casual teaching staff at the university. Our survey followed the disclosure that HE is now second only to hospitality in the use of casual labour.  Now we are planning the next steps in our campaign to protect and improve the terms and conditions of casual teachers … (more…)

Support Exeter and Falmouth fight for quality and jobs


More universities are trying to outsource their academic and student services to an agency that supplies a group of universities and colleges – IT, Library, Academic Skills, Student Support .. the list goes on … (more…)