Branch News

November 2023 Newsletter

  • Our participation in Y Sgwrs Fawr – The Big Conversation
  • Help us tackle precarity – Members meeting on ‘relevant factors’ – 1pm Tue 21 Nov
  • Workload and wellbeing
  •  Reply from Jane Bryant MS to our request for an Enquiry into HE in Wales.
  • Academic Related and Professional Services (ARPS) Staff 
  • Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) 
  • Solidarity with Palestine 

October 2023 Newsletter

  • Upcoming General Meetings
  • University governance campaign – please vote
  • Callout for members to respond to the consultation on USS pensions scheme
  • Callout on collective and individual grievances
  • Get the vote out campaign
  • Llanelli Unites Community Fun Day on Sunday

September 2023 Newsletter

  • Welcome and reflections 
  • PGR contracts 
  • Get The Vote Out – a new ballot 
  • USS Pensions consultation 
  • Get involved with Cardiff UCU 
  • Workload Reps Training

March 2023 Newsletter

  • Industrial action
  • Workload
  • Challenging sexual harassment and sexual violence workshop
  • Dim diolch – submissions to University ‘Diolch’ initiative vetoed
  • February Town Hall Meeting
  • CO2 monitoring in buildings
  • Branch fundraising

January 2023 Newsletter

  • Industrial action
  • Letter to the Vice-Chancellor about industrial action
  • Challenging sexual harassment in the workplace
  • New working group – Environmental Sustainability – please join working groups!
  • Cardiff UCU Equality, Diversity and Inclusion survey – closing 31st Jan
  • Improvements to University Parental leave policy
  • Contribute to the branch – facilities time available!
  • Report from the branch’s Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) and the UK Delegates General Meeting (DGM)

December 2022 Newsletter

  • Report on our EGM ahead of strike action in November
  • Report on strike action
  • Reporting your strike action
  • Accessing the strike fighting fund
  • Action Short of Strike (ASOS)
  • Cardiff University Students’ Union votes to support UCU strikes
  • Our branch’s commitment with equality and inclusion during the strikes and beyond
  • Workers can win book launch
  • DivestUSS
  • Network to challenge racism – call to participate
  • Diolch initiative – put your reps forward!
  • Protest to save St. David’s Hall

November 2022 Newsletter

  • Ballot outcomes and next steps in disputes
  • Cardiff University Students’ Union vote on support for industrial action
  • Branch meetings for ARPS members
  • General Members’ Meeting motion on module evaluation scores passed
  • University Research Culture Survey and Target Operating Model Feedback
  • Mechanical Ventilation of teaching spaces/offices/ meeting rooms

October 2022 Newsletter

  • Branch president’s message for the new semester
  • Industrial action – please vote!
  • Correspondence over summer agreement
  • Academic Related Professional Services – New Rep
  • PrideCymru and the trans* solidary group
  • Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Priorities Survey
  • Events, Solidarity and Wider Campaigns