Yorkshire & Humber TUC

Huddersfield UCU at the Yorkshire and Humber TUC
Steve Lui (Huddersfield UCU) attended the Yorkshire and Humber TUC and spoke on the anti-racism motion on behalf of Yorkshire and Humber UCU

Free Film Screening


Free Film Screening: Life in a Greek Refugee Camp

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In 2016 governments within the EU closed their borders, leaving almost 60,000 refugees stranded in Greece. Faced with hosting the refugees, the Greek Government decided to reopen a number of closed-down army camps as temporary residences and called on the army to set up and manage the camps.

The film produced by Tim Kelly, Lecturer at the University of Coventry and writer and director of a number of award-winning short films, explores the role of the army and NGOs in organizing the camp, the daily lives of the refugees and the evolving relationship between the locals and their new neighbours. Director: Yiannis Koufonikos, Writer: Christy Kelly.

The School of Education and Professional Development will be hosting a screening of the short 45 minute film with a Q&A with Tim Kelly at the end.

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Protect Your Academic Freedom

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The survey has been designed as part of a UCU initiative which seeks to provide improved help and guidance for UCU members in respect to their academic freedom rights and responsibilities. The findings arising from the survey will help the UCU both to develop a new national policy on academic freedom, and to produce appropriate support and training materials concerning academic freedom, for use by UCU members.

Take the survey by clicking here, with a chance to win £100 to spend at John Lewis

National Senior Management Survey


What is the National Senior Management Survey?

The National Senior Management Survey has been launched as a tool for academic staff around the UK to complete on the practices of their senior management team. The survey seeks to move the gaze from the narrow metrics of staff performance to the senior management teams who set the conditions through which staff performance becomes possible. In so doing it seeks to ask questions of the current trajectory of higher education in the UK and to broaden debate about what universities should and could be for our students.

Please click here to complete the survey or select it from the Workload menu