Joint manifesto agreed at Keele, a useful model?
UCL lecturers have successfully pressed for an inquiry into the institution’s governance aimed at “re-establishing academic values” at the centre of how the university is run, following concerns over its strategy.
Article in Times Higher
Check out @felicitycallard’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/felicitycallard/status/997904227623231490?s=09
BUIRA conference specially extended plenary session on the UCU pensions strike on Weds 27 June with Phil Taylor (Strathclyde), John Kelly (Birkbeck), Jo Grady (Sheffield), Rachel Cohen (City) and Sean Wallis (UCL) - at Middlesex University
Are you trying to do activism within your university on staff sexual misconduct? Are you looking for ways to get involved in this work? We are running a networking and knowledge-sharing event for activists on staff sexual misconduct, 8th June, 1.30-5.30pm, central London.
For more information on activist networking event 8th June please see https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/activism-to-address-staff-sexual-misconduct-in-higher-education-tickets-45890774542 … Email email@example.com if you'd like to sign up and we'll share full venue details.
There is a new website - https://reclaimtheuniversity.wordpress.com/
And the team who put the site together are organising;
18 June, 6-9pm, Jeffery Hall, Institute of Education
All welcome. Book now (free)
How can we maintain the conversation about reclaiming and reshaping higher education in the wake of the USS strikes?
This has been a period of extraordinary energy and creativity. So much amazing work has taken place within and across institutions, and been created and shared online. The aim of this meeting is to get together in person, reflect on where we are and make plans for approaching the next academic year with hope, purpose and solidarity.
TEF TALK is a series of strategic seminars which aim to bring HE and HE in FE staff together to examine the impact and implications of the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and to explore alternative approaches to the metrics to understanding, recognising and rewarding teaching quality in higher education in the UK.
Tue 12 June 2018
11:00 – 15:00 BST
UCU, Carlow Street
Meeting rooms 1&2
Follow it on twitter - https://twitter.com/hashtag/USSsymposium?src=hash, a number of our colleagues are there.