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VOTE to Save USS & UCUG EGM – USS Pensions 25 October 2017 1pm Boyd Orr LTA

UCUG are holding an EGM on Wednesday 25th October in Boyd Orr Lecture Theatre A 1-2pm. This EGM is to update members on the USS situation prior to a meeting of Higher Education Conference in November. Christine Haswell (UCU pensions negotiating … Continue reading

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UCUG AGM – 14th June 2017 1.00pm

UCUG AGM will take place at 1.00pm in the Hunterian Art Gallery Lecture Theatre (on Hillhead Street, next to the Library). The speaker is Joanna De Groot, UCU UK President who will outline the current UK situation. We will be … Continue reading

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Rector Election

UCUG note that the opinions and values of some candidates in the Rector elections may not match, and indeed may be at variance to, University of Glasgow and UCU core principles and values. The expressed views of some candidates indicate … Continue reading

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UCU Glasgow General Meeting 22nd February

There will be a meeting of UCUG members on Wednesday 22nd February at 1.00-2.00pm in room 201, MacIntyre Building. We will be discussing motions for local, UCU Scotland and National UCU Congresses. There is a packed agenda including topics for discussion on workloads, … Continue reading

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UCU Elections

Ballots to elect UCU trustees, the general secretary, vice-president from the higher education sector,  honorary treasurer and NEC members (including the NEC casual vacancy, FE North East) opened on 1 February 2017. Please do use your vote – every vote is critical … Continue reading

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UCUG General Meeting – 24th November

The  UCUG GM is on Thursday 24th November at 1.00pm in room 201, the McIntryre Building.  Our speaker will be Douglas Chalmers, UCU Scotland President. We will be discussing P&DR, workload and the estates plans. The full agenda can be read … Continue reading

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UCUG Update: P&DR Advice

P&DR Advice to Members The University’s Performance and Development Review (P&DR) has gone through a number of modifications and changes in recent years.   Members have consistently raised concerns that the focus in many cases is primarily on performance with little … Continue reading

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Message on the EU referendum from the UCU general secretary

Dear colleague Members will have differing views on the result of last Thursday’s referendum on EU membership. However what is not in doubt is that the UK now faces a period of considerable economic and political uncertainty. That uncertainty extends … Continue reading

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UCUG AGM 22nd June

The  UCUG AGM is on Wednesday 22nd June at 3.00pm in the Humanities Lecture Theatre (G255, in the West Quad near A24 on this map http://www.gla.ac.uk/media/media_1887_en.pdf). Our speaker will be Sally Hunt, UCUG General Secretary. We have a reception after … Continue reading

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UCUG Update: Strike Report & AGM, 22nd June

Thank you to all the UCUG members who came out in support of the strike action on the 16th at UofG Open Day. Pickets lobbied students  & parents explaining why we were taking action that day – we had overwhelming … Continue reading

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