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2020 events

Information about events organised or supported by UCU during 2020.

Creating a fully inclusive education system for disabled people

Join us online as we discuss the barriers and challenges and identify what an inclusive society for disabled people can look like.

Consulting members using online surveys

Join us for a branch session on how to use online surveys to consult members, where you might use on, effective design and how to analyse the responses.

London and south east FE regional briefing

Fund the future in further education: defend jobs, reopen colleges safely and protect education for all - a UCU briefing for branch officers and reps in the south east and London regions.

Balancing work and caring through Covid and beyond

This webinar will explore how the recent changes to working life are continuing to impact on parents and carers, and what support is needed to ensure that work and caring can be balanced effectively.

London and South East region HE briefing

Online regional briefing to update you on the funding environment, political context and the potential financial impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on higher education institutions, and provide practical guidance and advice on defending jobs and ensuring that the reopening of universities is safe for staff and students.

UCU solidarity gig

The NEC fundraising group is holding UCU's first ever solidarity gig on Thursday 22 October. This is to raise funds for the UCU fighting fund. Activist and singer songwriter Joe Solo will be headlining for us live online at 7pm along with Sharon Lazibyrd, Yumi Hara Cawkwell, David Thorpe and other acts to be announced.

Anti-casualisation organising and training event

Anti-casualisation organising and training event: Thursday 19 November 2-5pm and Saturday 21 November 10am-1pm.

PGRs as staff - not students

Hear about our campaign for postgraduate researchers to be recognised as members of staff. Join us for a discussion and to share your ideas and thoughts about the campaign

Keeping universities running during the pandemic - the importance of supporting ARPS staff

The academic-related, professional services staff committee is organising a webinar specifically for ARPS staff about their experiences during the pandemic.

Community accountability for racial justice

An antiracism for abolitionist times: this webinar will look at the role education institutions play in perpetuating racism.