Motions to SHU Branch Meeting 12 December 2018

Motion 1: Summer Resit Marking Preamble The branch notes that the University has placed referred and deferred exams and coursework deadlines in July and has brought forward exam board dates to August. This implies that academic staff will be required to do...

Academic Advising: act together

The new Academic Advising role was discussed at October’s Branch Meeting. Members have reported that in some areas, academic advising hours have been put into already agreed work plans with no discussion or consultation. In such situations, if you have already...

More Reps please!

People who are the UCU reps in their local departments are the branch’s lifeblood – and we need more! Reps are the first port of call for other UCU members in your department, including answering basic enquiries and signposting on to further support. Many...