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Downloadable ULR flyer and poster

UCU is always keen to increase the number of reps who work on members’ behalf. Branches may want to use this poster or this flyer to encourage members to become Union Learning Reps. ULRs get information regarding UCU CPD courses a week before anyone else, and, working with head office colleagues, ULRs can organise UCU…

Build UCU CPD by becoming a Union Learning Rep

UCU’s Continuing Professional Development programme changes lives. Do you want to help us change more? Our CPD courses are loved by members. Many courses are full within hours of promotion. So we need to expand what we do to reach more people, but we can only do that with your help. We would love to…

UCU’s CPD for All project is up and running!

The CPD for All project started in April 2019 with the aims of: pushing professional development issues up the bargaining agenda increasing the number of CPD courses offered by UCU aligning those courses with the FE and HE frameworks (so that members completing UCU courses can use any evidence produced toward building their portfolios) building…

Building your career: new courses and resources for early career academics.

We’re very pleased to introduce new support for early career university staff and postgraduate students starting out in academia. Dr Stephen Joy and Dr Geraint Wyn Story are specialist careers advisers with a background in the university careers service and advising PhDs and post-docs on the academic jobs market and we’re delighted to be working…

Value your voice!

A special guest post by Phyllida Furse, who runs our excellent course ‘Speaking Up: Voice Care for Educators‘ Value your Voice! World Voice Day, 16 April 2016 Calling all teachers and lecturers! Do you value your voice? Are you struggling to make yourself heard or have you even lost it completely? 16 April sees the…