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‘How we work’ at the University of Derby – UCU’s Response

The University of Derby has just rolled out a new Policy document, entitled How We Work. UCU Derby does not endorse this document.  The University presented UCU Derby with their plan to introduce How We Work earlier in the year. The UCU committee decided … Continue reading

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UoD UCU Branch Committee 2021-2022

The following were duly elected: Chair: Sean Broome Vice-Chair: Kulsoom Pridmore Secretary: Claire Tupling Membership Secretary: Ruth Mieschbuehler Treasurer: Patrick Barber Heath and Safety Officer: Rosemary Horry Equality Officer: Teresa Forde UDOL Rep: Prateek Adikari Anti-Casualisation Rep: Ihsan Foster Learning … Continue reading

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Calling Notice: UCU Branch Committee Elections 2021

The UCU Branch Committee Elections 2021 are now open. The election for UCU Branch Officers and Committee members is now open. Nominations for the following posts are welcome. The existing post-holder’s name is in brackets. Chair (Sean Broome); Vice-Chair (Kulsoom … Continue reading

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Solidarity with Leicester UCU in their fight to save jobs

UCU members at the University of Derby send their support to UCU members, and others, fighting the planned redundancies at the University of Leicester. Who is for and who is against these plans?: This is an extract from an Email … Continue reading

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NEC Elections 2021 – Vote FORDE #1

The University of Derby UCU Branch is excited, once again, that Teresa FORDE is standing for election to the National Executive Committee for a Higher Education Midlands seat. There are six candidates so Teresa has a good chance of being … Continue reading

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Returning to our campuses

The UCU Branch Chair – Dr Sean Broome sent this message to all members by email: “UCU and Unison are closely working with the University to assure safe and secure return to work for the 2020-21 academic year after the … Continue reading

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Election Results 2020

The independent returning officer, Nicholas Joseph, declared on Friday 17 April at 12.30 that the following were duly elected as members of the UCU Branch Committee 2020-2021: Chair:  Sean Broome Vice Chair: Kulsoom Pridmore Secretary: Claire Tupling Membership Secretary: Ruth … Continue reading

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UCU Branch Elections 2020

The UCU Branch Committee Elections 2020 are now open. The election for UCU Branch Officers and Committee members is now open. Nominations for the following posts are welcome. The existing post-holder’s name is in brackets. Chair (Dennis Hayes); Vice-Chair (Kulsoom … Continue reading

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Support UCU Members on Strike in the East Midlands

This is a message from Agnes Flues and Dennis Hayes sent on behalf of UCU East Midlands Region: Four HE branches in the East Midlands are on strike: De Montfort, Leicester, Loughborough and Nottingham. UCU members in Branches not on … Continue reading

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WHO to vote for? Vote Teresa FORDE

HE Members should have now received their HE Election Ballot papers. The University of Derby Branch is excited to let you know that  Teresa FORDE is standing for election to the National Executive Committee. The Branch unanimously endorses our long-standing … Continue reading

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