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2009 events

Information about events organised or supported by UCU which were held in 2009.

Green Skills Workshop: Turning Policy into Practice

The UCU will be hosting a Green Skills Workshop on Monday 6 June 2011 from 10.30 -16.00.

Education against Climate Change: Countdown to Copenhagen week

Campaign Against Climate Change: trade union conference: 13 March 2010

Stop Climate Chaos: The Wave

UCU members were among over 50,000 people who joined 'The Wave' on 5 December, a demonstration organised by the Stop Climate Chaos Coalitions.

Condition Critical - defend research and teaching in medicine and health

Amid mounting concern over cuts in medical training, research and health education across the UK, UCU is launching a campaign to defend these crucial areas of education.

UCU-Unison-LSIS FE staff governors' conference 2009

This is the annual conference of the FE College Staff Governors Network.

UCU environment conference 2009

A major event for UCU environmental activists where we will look at developments in the education sector as well as those at national and international level.

Labour conference lobby

As part of the union's enhanced political campaigning in the run up to the election, UCU members joined a coalition of trade unions and pressure groups to lobby the Labour Party's conference in Brighton on 27 September.

Defend jobs, defend education: FE national day of protest

With every day bringing news of yet more job cuts in our FE colleges, UCU is asking all members to support our joint union day of protest.

March and rally for jobs and education

A march to link up workers fighting back: London

Points-based system: the implications for liberty

A UCU seminar chaired by Sally Hunt, general secretary

Defending education, defending jobs

Major UCU conference and rally

G20 'Put People First' march

Join the march to 'Put People First' - London 28 March

Adult learning: the UCU vision

With an ageing population and facing a severe economic recession adult learning has never been more vital. Yet government policies seem only to recognise economic rationale for adult learning, and its policies seem to limit adult learning rather than expanding it.

Discounting the Future - the RAE and its consequences

A one-day symposium organised by the University and College Union