Hustings for Vice President – open to all UCU members
1-2pm, Thursday 17 January 2019, UCL
This is a Hustings event with two attending candidates for the position of Vice President of UCU. The two speakers will be: Jo McNeill from the Liverpool Branch of UCU and Vicky Blake from the Leeds Branch – both current members of the NEC. Both attending candidates will have an opportunity to make a presentation on their case to the audience present, and then to respond to each other where desired. The audience will then be given an opportunity to ask questions to either or both candidates.
UCU Left AGM
11am-3.30pm, Saturday 26 January 2019 at Westminster Kingsway College
Both HE and FE sectors are in the middle of pay ballots while the USS pensions dispute has still not been resolved. May’s government is in crisis while the Labour front bench is committed to a National Education Service. UCU needs effective rank and file leadership in universities and colleges plus a fighting leadership.
Full details here
East Midlands Rank and File UCU meeting
4-7pm, Wednesday 30 January 2019
Join UCU and student activists from across the East Midlands to talk about how to maximise the vote in the strike reballot and how we can organise horizontally on our campuses.