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UCU Scotland officer vacancy

25 October 2023

  • UCU Scotland Green Officer

In 2023, UCU Scotland Congress voted to create a new officer role - UCU Scotland Green Officer.

The Green Officer shall take a lead in advancing green and sustainability issues, including urgent action on climate, and supporting branches to ensure their institutions have strong policies in this area. They shall chair the UCU Scotland Green Network.

Term of office

The term of office for this vacancy will be from the declaration of the election result until the end of UCU's annual Congress in 2025.  


Nominations for UCU Scotland Green Officer closed on 24 November 2023.  Two nominations have been received:

Dr Marion Hersh (University of Glasgow)

Dr Eurig Scandrett (Queen Margaret University)

An electronic ballot will be held 11 December 2023 - noon on 12 January 2024.

The deadline for submission of election addresses is 12 noon on Friday 8 December 2023.

Members with queries about the election process, or requiring documents in hard copy or in alternative formats, should contact Nicola McGowan in the UCU Scotland office.

Attention is drawn to the election guidance notes which can be found below together with other relevant information.

Relevant information

calling notice [30kb]
nomination form [145kb]
election address form and regulations [56kb]
election guidance [63kb]
UCU Scotland election rules [128kb]


Last updated: 30 November 2023