Thank you for your comments on the proposed USS pension changes. You will have seen how important and potentially controversial they are and it is vital we take an active role in shaping the eventual solution. An interesting and informative article in the Times Higher can be read here:
This is an issue that will not be going away so please stay tuned and help us to represent your views as best we can. If the link does not work, it can be found on our website under site news.
ENVIRONMENT REP: THE POSITION IS STILL VACANT
The UCU has places on the 'The Greening Work' course in London. This takes place on Wednesday, October 15 - Thursday, October 16 at UCU Head Office, Carlow Street, London NW1 7LH. There is an optional follow-up day on November 21. This is a course designed for new and potential Environment Reps and is a vital part of our commitment to support the sustainability work of the union. It would be an ideal opportunity for our branch environment representative but the vacancy has not been filled yet. If you are interested in the position, please contact one of the committee members, who can be found from the "Key Contacts" link.