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Annual congress & sector conference

UCU's supreme policy-making body of the union is its annual congress. Congress includes separate annual meetings of UCU's further and higher education sector conferences, where policy particular to these areas is decided.

In addition, special sector conferences are sometimes called between the annual congress meetings in order to pass policy on specific urgent matters.

Coming next:
Special HE sector conferences: pay & USS, November 2018
REF & post-92 special meetings, December 2018

Recent meetings:
One day special congress, October 2018
Special HE sector conference - USS dispute, June 2018
UCU Congress, May 2018


Branch and local association representation at both the annual congress and any special sector conference is based on member numbers, with smaller branches forming an aggregation which has the right to send a delegate:

UCU in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland also have annual conferences in order to pass policy on specific national issues.