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2017 events

Information about events organised or supported by UCU during 2017.

Scrap the cap: public sector pay rally and demo

Public sector unions are coming together for a rally and lobby of parliament calling for an end to the pay freeze. The main rally is in Parliament Square at 6:30pm but London unions plan to march from Downing Street leaving at 5:30pm.

Staff governors' conference: FE skills in a post-Brexit world

How can colleges respond to national challenges and opportunities and how to maximise their potential on the governing body. Open to all staff governors and supported by trade unions as well as the Education and Training Foundation.

Not One Day More - 1 July

On Saturday 1 July we invite everyone - from campaigns and community groups across the country, from the trade unions, from political parties, and any individual - to come together in one massive show of strength and solidarity against a government committed to austerity, cuts and privatisation.

Not One Day More - No More Austerity

UCU calls on members and supporters to join the 'Tories Out, No More Austerity' march on Saturday 1 July organised by the People's Assembly.

Reimagining further education - empowering teachers, learners and communities

As part of our campaign to showcase the huge contribution further education colleges and their staff make to communities we are pleased to sponsor the one day 'Reimagining further education' conference in Birmingham on 21 June 2017.

Cradle to Grave 2017

UCU's fourth major conference on the defence of public education held on 11 February 2017