News from other UK campuses

News from other UK campuses (and Glasgow City): It is the National Living Wage day today and the new Living Wage rates are out. Why are the University management still refusing to make the University a LW Accredited employer? It is incredibly disappointing that the University of Birmingham management are still refusing to seek accreditation, […]

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UoB UNISON Women’s Officer proposes a new University policy on domestic violence and stalking – read the full draft

On the UNISON committee we support our members who find themselves in a wide range of difficulties. This sometimes means helping you get support from the University if you go through a time of family crisis. Statistics show that every week women are killed by their partners, but in addition to this many people (mostly, […]

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Concerns raised with the University of Birmingham regarding the Durham University PhD student detained in UAE

Following the devastating news that appeared this week in the media regarding the detention in UAE of a Durham University PhD student since May 2018, UNISON emailed the University of Birmingham on Friday 12th October to raise our concerns, and to find out whether our institution has done anything to facilitate Matthew Hodges’ release. We […]

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