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Online interim higher education sector conference

A higher education sector conference will take place on Tuesday 15 December, to deal with the HE sector conference business that would have been taken at the cancelled interim on-line Congress and sector conferences 28-30 October 2020

The convening notice for the conference has been issued in branch circular UCU1050.  We urge members to read this.

Venue & times

Timetable of dates


Delegate entitlement

Advance notice of delegates' requests to speak

Late motions

Venue & times

The conference will be held on line.  Business will start from 11:00  - 13:00 & 14:00 - 16:00 with additional short break within these sessions. 

Timetable of dates

Friday 4 December

Deadline for delegate registration

Deadline for advance speaker notification

Deadline for late motions

Tuesday 8 DecemberHE Congress business committee/agenda group meets (CBC + chair and vice chairs of HE sector committee)
Wednesday 9 December

Final agenda sent to all registered delegates

Tuesday 15 DecemberInterim online higher education sector conference 11:00-13:00, 14:00-16:00


Delegates properly appointed by branches can register online here.

Delegate entitlements

Branches are entitled to one delegate per 400 members or part thereof to a maximum of 8.  (Aggregation does not apply to sector conference delegates.) 

HE Sector entitlements

Advance notice of delegates' requests to speak

Advance notice will need to be given of all delegates' requests to speak in the debates, including the movers and seconders of motions

Please complete the speaker request form

Late motions

Late motions can be submitted by local officers using the online form (further information about submission of late motions can be found in the convening notice UCU1050).

Click here for a late motions form

Last updated: 25 November 2020