Fighting fund banner


'UCU rising' share image - white on pink

UCU Rising - the next steps

25 October 2022

Yesterday we made history. The biggest ballot result we have ever delivered. This is down to you. I also want to thank you for responding in huge numbers to our members survey on the next steps (results here).

A branch delegate meeting (BDM) takes place on Monday 31 October, and our Higher Education Committee meets on Thursday 3 November to determine if and when we call strike action. As part of the overall process, I wanted to set out some views on how I believe we should proceed in the dispute. You can read them here

This is simply a discussion document. I'm sending it to all members to build on the new levels of transparency and democracy we have delivered as part of the #ucuRISING campaign. I hope you take the chance to read it and engage via your branch in our democratic processes.

Yours in solidarity and victory to UCU.

Jo Grady,
UCU general secretary

Last updated: 26 October 2022