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2008 events

Information about events organised or supported by UCU which were held in 2008.

Tackling bullying - a UCU conference

UCU held a national conference on tackling bullying and harassment in the tertiary education workplace on 27 November in London

Stamp Out Casual Contracts - launch event

The aim of the 'Stamp Out Casual Contracts' campaign is to challenge casualisation in further and higher education.

Conference: Intellect and democracy

Consulting and planning for the future of Scotland's universities

Challenging the market in education

'Challenging the market in education' was a major conference held in May 2008 for union activists, MPs, councillors, journalists and anyone interested in the impact of marketisation on education.

Health educators' conference

UCU is working closely with our colleagues within the health unions with whom we have joint membership arrangements.

Speaking tour by Palestinian academics

Following a decision by UCU Congress 2007, a delegation from Palestine was invited to a undertake a speaking tour of UK universities and colleges.

World Teachers' Day

World Teachers' Day provides the opportunity to draw public attention to the important role of teachers within society.

UCU-Endsleigh Life Changers' Awards

The 2008 Life Changers' Awards took place on Wednesday 14 May to celebrate the amazing work, courage and life changing achievements of university staff and students.