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UCU General Secretary election – hustings

Event Date: May 14, 2019

The three candidates for UCU General Secretary will be visiting the University on 14th May. Dr Jo Grady (University of Sheffield) Jo McNeill (University of Liverpool) Matt Waddup (UCU National Head of Policy and Campaigns) Further details of the election are available here: www.ucu.org.uk/GS-election  

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University of Leicester Convocation

Event Date: May 8, 2019

University of Leicester CONVOCATION – 8 May

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Islamophobia and racism at the University of Leicester

Published: 5th April, 2019

Leicester UCU has heard of a recent racist attack against members of staff at the Brookfield site. These members of staff were subjected to a verbal racist attack, including a death threat, when leaving Brookfield. We are appalled to hear of this, and have shared our concerns with both the President of the Students Union…

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Sexual violence and harassment at the University of Leicester #MeTooOnCampus

Published: 4th April, 2019

Leicester UCU extend our solidarity and support to those students speaking out about their experiences of sexual violence and harassment experienced at the University of Leicester, and other higher education institutions. These acts of violence are wholly unacceptable and have no place on our campus. We call on the University of Leicester to listen carefully…

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